A student-led protest movement has campaigned since last year for the government to step down, seeking a more democratic constitution and for the monarchy to be reformed to make it more accountable.
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Recent detention of four movement prominent leaders has spurred protesters into action, bringing hundreds to the Democracy Monument intersection in Bangkok's historic quarter – under the close watch of scores of riot police.
Four major faces of the movement that is calling for reforms to the country's monarchy have been indicted at Bangkok's Criminal Court and were denied bail.
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Thai health officials have reported 548 new cases, almost all of them among migrant workers in the seafood industry in Samut Sakhon province.
The elections in 76 Thai provinces are the first since Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha overthrew an elected government in a military coup.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled in favour of Prayut Chan-ocha regarding a complaint submitted by Pheu Thai party that he broke the law by continuing to live in his military residence after he retired as army commander in September 2014.
Over 1,000 protesters marched towards the 11th Infantry Regiment in Bangkok. They believe the army undermines democracy in the country.
The pro-democracy protesters have been demanding Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and his government step down, the constitution be amended, and the monarchy reformed to make it more accountable.
Thousands march against lacklustre education system while others protest with giant "asteroid" balls and half a dozen T-Rex characters representing the country's "political dinosaurs".
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