Antigovernment activists plan to defy a tough security law to rally Saturday on the third anniversary of a military coup.
Lawmakers are to pick a new prime minister Monday – the third in four months, reflecting the country's polarized politics.
The tug of war is stranding tourists and raising fears of escalating violence. The military denies rumors of an imminent coup, while the king remains silent.
Judges increasingly are calling the shots in a tumultuous political situation. Are they playing fair?
Prime Minister Samak was forced to quit Tuesday, after a court ruled he'd broken the law by hosting two TV cooking shows while in office.
More students are marching to unseat Prime Minister Samak, adding to an ideologically mixed coalition of businesspeople, royalists, and academics.
Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, facing corruption charges, fled to England this week. His absence may hurt the pro-Thaksin ruling party but also ease political strife.
Newly elected leaders in Thailand and Malaysia face mounting domestic discontent.
Weeklong antigovernment rallies have raised concerns of a second coup in two years.