Thai protesters stage ‘people's runway’ in downtown Bangkok against princess’ fashion brand
The demonstration on Thursday is part of Thailand’s youth-led movement, which has been protesting against the government of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for months. They are calling for an end to his rule, charter amendment and reform of the monarchy.
Prayut staged a coup in 2014 to topple a democratically government of Yingluck Shinawatra and controlled Thailand for five years, before an election in 2019 installed his political party to government.On Tuesday, the prime ministerdismissed calls from opposition parties to resign
at a parliament session he had called to discuss months of protests.This came after he addressed the nation last week and called for a parliamentary solution to the ongoing rift in society.“The protestors have made their voices and views heard. It is now time for them to let their views be reconciled with the views of other segments of Thai society through their representatives in parliament,” Prayut said.
“Let us respect the law and parliamentary democracy, and let our views be presented through our representatives in parliament.” Read more: CNA »
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Rebel alliance: Bangkok's motortaxi drivers aid Thai protesters
Rebel alliance: Bangkok's motorcycle taxi drivers aid Thai protestersOrange-vested drivers of motorbike taxis have become allies to Thailand 's pro-democracy protesters gathering across traffic-snarled Bangkok , ...
Rebel alliance: Bangkok's motortaxi drivers aid Thai protesters BANGKOK (AFP) - Orange-vested drivers of motorbike taxis have become allies to Thailand 's pro-democracy protesters gathering across traffic-snarled Bangkok , offering lifts and keeping an eye out for trouble.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Thai royalists rally in counterpoint to student protestersThai royalists rally in counterpoint to student protesters
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Thai PM Prayut vows to carry on despite calls to quitThai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday (Oct 27) dismissed calls from opposition parties to resign at a parliament session he had called ... Bad mask. Bad. Royal color .....to appease his master hoh.