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Thai protesters plan action after PM ignores deadline to quit

24 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Anti-government protesters in Thailand said on Saturday they would hold demonstrations on Sunday and Monday after Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha ignored their 10 p.m. (0300 GMT) deadline to resign.

Thailand revokes protest ban that backfired

22 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thailand revoked an emergency decree on Thursday aimed at ending months of protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's government and the monarchy, after it inflamed anger and brought tens of thousands of people onto Bangkok's streets. | Video

Thai protesters give PM three days to quit

21 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thai protesters on Wednesday gave Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha a three day deadline to step down or face more demonstrations, but the leader who made the announcement was arrested within two hours. | Video

Thai royalists rally to counter surging protests

21 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 21 A few dozen Thai royalists held a rally in Bangkok on Wednesday in the face of protests against the government and the monarchy that have drawn tens of thousands of people to the streets in defiance of an official ban.

Thais defy protest ban for sixth day with 'Hunger Games' salutes

20 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thai protesters raised three-finger salutes to the national anthem at public places across Bangkok on Tuesday in a sixth day showing defiance of a ban meant to end three months of protests against the government and monarchy.

Thailand suspends TV station over protests coverage

20 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 20 A Thai court on Tuesday ordered the suspension of an online TV station critical of the government, which has accused it of violating emergency measures aimed at ending three months of protests.

Thai police probe media, as thousands again defy protest ban

19 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thai police said on Monday they had ordered an investigation of four news outlets and imposed curbs on messaging app Telegram under emergency measures to try to stop protests, but thousands of people defied a ban on demonstrations for a fifth day.

Thai police order media probes over protest coverage

19 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 19 Thai police said on Monday they had ordered an investigation of four news outlets under emergency measures imposed last week to try to stop three months of protests against the government and monarchy.

Defiant protesters take over Bangkok streets, PM seeks talks

18 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thousands of anti-government protesters took over key intersections in Bangkok on Sunday, defying a ban on protests for the fourth day with chants of "down with dictatorship" and "reform the monarchy." | Video

Tens of thousands protest across Thailand in defiance of ban

17 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in a wave of protests across Bangkok and other Thai cities on Saturday in defiance of a government crackdown following three months of demonstrations aimed at the prime minister and monarchy.

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