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Thai police probe media, as thousands again defy protest ban

Thai police said on Monday they had ordered an investigation of four news outlets and imposed curbs on messaging app Telegram under emergency measures to try to stop protests, but thousands of people defied a ban on demonstrations for a fifth day.

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Investors cut Thailand loose as protests cloud recovery

Investors dumped Thai stocks on Monday and analysts warned of a possible selloff in the currency, as worries mount that escalating confrontation between the authorities and anti-government protesters could drag Asia's worst performing market even lower.

FILE PHOTO: Anti-government protest in Bangkok

Thai police seek probe of media over protests: document

Thai police are seeking an investigation of four media outlets and a protest group over their coverage of protests on suspicion of breaking emergency measures restricting information, according to a document published by local media on Monday.

Anti-government protest in Bangkok

Timeline: Thai protests grow in defiance of ban

Anti-government protesters in Thailand defied a ban on demonstrations for a fourth day on Sunday as they stepped up demands for the removal of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and reform of the monarchy.