Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva says his government is preparing to take back Bangkok and end the seven-week-long protests.
More than 60 people are hospitalized after an engine explodes on a crowded Bangkok, Thailand, commuter boat. Police suspect a liquefied natural gas leak caused the blast. The boat operator has been ordered to use diesel fuel only on its 25-boat fleet.
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.
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva lifts a curfew in the capital Bangkok and 23 provinces in the aftermath of protests but a state of emergency would remain. [http:--www.bernama.com-bernama-v5-newspolitic.php?id=502046 (Bernama)] [http:--www.google.com-hostednews-ap-article-ALeqM5g3j-vAVG1fg3kEfnogTiH8_4EXvwD9G0GG0G2 (AP)] [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-local-179532-pm-abhisit-govt-to-lift-curfew ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019
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.