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Thailand Braces for More Rallies as PM Ignores Calls to Quit
Bloomberg on - 10/24/2020 3:43:13 PM
Thailand is set for a fresh wave of street protests by pro-democracy activists after Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha ignored their deadline to quit by Saturday.

Police cracking down on Thailand’s landmark protests aren’t sure what side they are on
Washington Post on - 10/24/2020 4:21:30 AM
His views are shared by half a dozen officers interviewed by The Washington Post, reflecting a growing disaffection inside the Royal Thai Police with the three institutions that h

A Trickle of Chinese Tourists Return to Thailand, With Hopes of More to Come
The Diplomat - 10/24/2020 7:22:00 AM
The arrival of the first Chinese tourists in Thailand under the Special Tourist Visa program is a good sign for the Thai economy.

The young protesters taking on the monarchy are changing Thailand for ever
The Guardian on - 10/23/2020 3:37:31 PM
Where older generations chose reverence, young Thais are demanding freedom of speech and basic rights, says Thai journalist Pravit Rojanphruk

Thailand reports one more local coronavirus infection
YAHOO! - 10/24/2020 6:08:00 AM
Thailand reported one more locally transmitted case of the coronavirus on Saturday, after confirming five domestic infections last week. The new patient is a 57-year-old French woman in the southern p

French woman in Thailand may have acquired virus locally
YAHOO! - 10/24/2020 4:07:00 AM
A French woman on the Thai resort island of Samui has tested positive for the coronavirus and probably acquired it after arriving in Thailand in what could be one of few cases of local transmission, health officials said Friday.

Thailand protest: Why young activists are embracing Hong Kong's tactics
BBC - 10/21/2020 11:30:00 PM
From helmets and gas masks to flashmobs and hand signals, Thailand’s student-led movement is drawing on the experience of Hong Kong’s young activists in its own fight for change. Here are three echoes of the Hong Kong protests in Thailand.

Thailand's Prime Minister lifts state of emergency. Protesters give him three days to resign
CNN on - 10/22/2020 8:03:44 AM
Thailand's Prime Minister has revoked emergency measures imposed on Bangkok following more than a week of daily anti-government protests in the nation's capital and other cities.

Thailand revokes protest ban that backfired
Reuters - 10/22/2020 10:03:00 PM
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.

Thailand's prime minister lifts emergency measures
The Guardian on - 10/22/2020 8:34:12 AM
Prayuth Chan-ocha seeks to end conflict but protesters give him deadline to resign