Thailand

    Pockets of resistance persist across Thailand even after leaders of anti-government protests in Bangkok surrendered following an army surge of their barricades, news agencies say. The protests paralyzed central Bangkok for several weeks and prompted several countries, including the U.S., Japan, the U.K., New Zealand, and the Netherlands to close their embassies in the city. The five countries and several others also issued travel warnings and bans against Thailand.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.