Anti-government protesters take part in a rally outside parliament in Bangkok yesterday. Thailand’s senate met to try to find a solution to protracted political turmoil in the polarised country. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Thailand’s senate was working yesterday to find a way of breaking the country’s political deadlock and resolving turmoil that has crippled the governm(...)

Anti government supporters cheer in front of Government House in Bangkok yesterday after taking to the streets in support of opposition leader Suthep Thaugsuban.  Photograph: Borja Sanchez-Trillo/Getty Images

Thai police have fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Bangkok, two days after the country’s top constitutional court outssted Pprime Mminis(...)

Thai police officers and army soldiers surround the offices of the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand in Bangkok during anti-government protests. Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA

Thai police fired teargas today at royalist protesters bent on bringing down a caretaker government after a court threw Prime Minister Yingluck Shinaw(...)

Thai caretaker prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra offers a greeting in the traditional Thai way as she arrives at the constitutional court in Bangkok yesterday. Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA

Embattled Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra appeared in court yesterday to defend herself against charges of abuse of power over her transfer of(...)

Supporters greet Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in the northern town of Chiang Mai today. Photograph: Reuters

Embattled Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra hunkered down in her northern stronghold of Chiang Mai today, declining to attend an anti-gra(...)

Anti-government protesters gather near a barbed-wire fence at a government office where Prime Minster Yingluck Shinawatra had been holding a meeting in Bangkok

Asia Briefing has long marvelled at the resilience of the Thai economy in the face of political turbulence as south-east Asia’s second- largest econom(...)

Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban speaks to his supporters in central Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph: Nir Elias/Reuters

Thailand’s fiery protest leader denounced the government’s battered rice-buying scheme as corrupt on Wednesday, piling on the pressure after a weeken(...)

An anti-government protestor listens as leader Suthep Thaugsuban speaks about the elections during his daily speech in Bangkok,Thailand, on Monday. Photograph: Getty Images

After disrupting the general election in Thailand, anti-government protesters have vowed to stage larger rallies in central Bangkok and push ahead wit(...)

Anti-government leader Suthep Thaugsuban greets his supporters as he parades through the city while the Bangkok state of emergency continues. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

A Thai court has deferred a ruling on whether to hold a general election scheduled for February 2nd, after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra declared(...)

Every time you come to Thailand, you are struck by the vibrancy of the economy: bustling street markets, lots of shiny new luxury SUVs on the streets (...)