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.
The funeral for Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej marks the end of an era. A period of instability looms large over Thailand, with military generals running the country with an iron fist and political parties in disarray.
Thailand's Supreme Court has sentenced Yingluck Shinawatra to five years in jail for criminal negligence in a rice subsidy program. The former prime minister was tried in absentia after fleeing the country.
The Supreme Court has issued an arrest warrant after ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra failed to appear for the verdict in the case regarding her rice subsidy scheme. Thai media reports the politician fled to the Middle East.
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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