Protesters in Thailand have stormed the country's army headquarters in their latest bid to see Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra out of office.
With the death of King Bhumibol, Thailand's fragile political truce could fast unravel. The military junta will no doubt seek a quick succession, but a possible revival of pro-democracy activism has unnerved the markets.
The July 1 anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese sovereignty is expected to be filled with protest. Feelings of trust towards Beijing have eroded over the past year through the case of the missing booksellers.
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