The largest street demonstration in Thailand since the 2014 Thai coup d'état erupts at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok with around 2,500 protesters demanding the government's resignation, parliament's dissolution, and the rewriting of the constitution, defying a coronavirus ban on gatherings
Siam Commercial Bank reports eight people were killed and seven others injured in the basement of its Bangkok, Thailand, headquarters during an upgrade of the building's fire safety system Sunday evening. It appears that workers mistakenly activated a system that released pyrogen, a chemical that deprives a fire of oxygen.
The Prime Minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra, reassures residents that the capital, Bangkok, will largely escape from major flooding over the weekend. An estimated 289 people have been killed by flooding in Thailand since July 2011.