Anti-government protestors continued to occupy government buildings in the Thai capital Bangkok. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has rejected calls for her resignation, but promised not to use violence to end the protests.
Thailand's government has charged a journalist with sedition and violation of the country's computer law. Pravit Rojanaphruk had made online postings critical of Thailand's military rulers.
Thailand's attractiveness as a tourist destination remains evergreen as millions of tourists continue to flock to the Southeast Asian nation, providing much needed momentum to its economy. But challenges remain.
As migrants try to avoid new penalties for being in Thailand illegally, reports suggest they're being fleeced at the border. Tens of thousands of foreign workers have fled the country in recent days.
Thai police seeking have descended on the country's largest Buddhist temple in their hunt for an influential monk charged with embezzlement. The case highlights a major religious and political division.
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