Her eyes welling with tears, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra pleaded on Tuesday for anti-government demonstrators to clear the streets and support a snap election, but defiant protest leaders called for her to step down within 24 hours.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament on Monday and called a snap election, but anti-government protest leaders pressed ahead with mass demonstrations seeking to install an unelected body to run the country.
Thai protesters took to the streets on Monday to renew their fight to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, prompting riot police to fire teargas and stun grenades for a second day outside her fortified office compound to keep them at bay.
Hundreds of protesters seeking to overthrow Thailand's government stormed a police compound on Sunday where the prime minister had been during the morning, forcing her to leave hastily for an undisclosed location, a government official said.
At least one person was shot dead and 10 were wounded after anti-government protesters clashed with supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday, the first bloodshed in a week of demonstrations aimed at toppling her ad
Strong GCC-Asean links are necessary to counter global economic volatility, said His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa during official talks with his Thai counterpart Yingluck Shinawatra in Bangkok.
The Salman Industrial City, which comprises three separate industrial parks, is playing a major role in boosting Bahrain's economy and attracting investment, said Industry and Commerce Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro.
He was speaking at a re
The bilateral trade between Bahrain and Thailand generated around $435 million of business last year, up almost 90 per cent since 2009. This business can grow further, said Industry Minister Dr Hassan Fakhro.
His remarks came as he we
Thailand will spend more than $70 billion on infrastructure over the next five years, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said as she outlined the challenges facing the country after last year's floods.
In an address to the Foreign Corr
Thai opposition leader Yingluck Shinawatra, a political newcomer, prepared to lead her country after a stunning weekend election victory but huge challenges lie ahead, including how quickly to bring home her brother, exiled ex-premier Thaksin.