Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva lifts a curfew imposed in the wake of deadly anti-government protests but keeps emergency rule after two months of rallies by "Red Shirt" demonstrators paralyzed Bangkok and left almost 90 people dead.
A court in Thailand issues an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on charges of terrorism, following a report by the Thai Department of Special Investigations, which concluded that he had financed Red Shirt protesters and had helped them smuggle in weapons and fighters from Cambodia, during the 2010 political crisis.
Government troops in Thailand continue operations to end anti-government protests by red shirt protestors in the capital Bangkok. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-1-hi-world-asia-pacific-8684363.stm (BBC)] [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-local-37383-pm-vows-no-turning-back-justifies-losses ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019
Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and anti-government "Red Shirt" protesters reach a qualified agreement to hold general elections in November, but questions over the dissolution of parliament prevent an end to the two-month standoff in central Bangkok.