Thailand

Number of Bangkok 'Shutdown' Protesters Falling

Demonstrators marched on government buildings today, trying to force the prime minister to resign

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Bangkok—Anti-government protesters marched on government offices on Thursday on the fourth day of a "Bangkok shutdown" campaign that is showing signs of flagging support.

The protesters, which have occupied seven intersections in the capital since Monday, held marches on Revenue Department offices in the city and the Health Ministry in a bid to encourage civil servants to stop work and join their cause.

The anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) seeks to force caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her cabinet to resign, but the numbers attending the marches have dwindled since Monday, observers said.