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(...)

Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is staying out of Bangkok as protests against her government intensify. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Embattled Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was staying at a site 150 kilometres outside Bangkok on Monday as unrest in the capital inten(...)

Thai rice farmers face with army soldiers during their rally at a temporary office for the cabinet of caretaker prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok. Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA.

Hundreds of unpaid Thai rice farmers swarmed around the temporary office of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra today, threatening to storm the (...)

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(...)

Political disturbances continue in Bangkok, Thailand, amid concern that political unrest has caused the baht currency to weaken. photograph: ed wray/getty images

Fitch Ratings has maintained its view on “Teflon Thailand”, currently embroiled in yet another stand-off played out on the streets of Bangkok between (...)

Anti-government protesters take part a rally in Bangkok today. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Dozens of people have been injured in the Thai capital Bangkok when a grenade blast ripped through a crowd of marching anti-government demonstrators.T(...)

Anti-government protesters  occupy a major intersection in downtown Bangkok on the second day of a shutdown of the Thai capital. Photograph: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Thai protesters seeking to overthrow the government of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra marched on government buildings in downtown Bangkok yesterda(...)

Anti-government protesters  block traffic at the Silom Road intersection in Bangkok on Monday. Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

There was a party atmosphere in Bangkok yesterday as tens of thousands of Thai anti-government protesters occupied large swathes of the downtown ar(...)

Protesters block traffic at the Silom Road intersection in Bangkok today. . Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters occupied parts of central Bangkok today, ratcheting up a two-month agitation to force the resignation (...)

An anti-government protester rests next to a banner during a rally outside the Government House in Bangkok on Thursday. The fresh round of anti-government protests has raised the question whether Thailand could again be subject to a prolonged period of civil unrest. Photograph: Chaiwat Subprasom/Reuters

Civic unrest in Thailand usually comes colour-coded, red and yellow, but this does not make the turbulence in Bangkok any less complicated.The fresh r(...)

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