28 Jan '11, 12am

Things are heating up again in Bangkok. Stay updated through our Thai correspondent, Nirmal Ghosh, at

Things are heating up again in Bangkok. Stay updated through our Thai correspondent, Nirmal Ghosh, at

A supporter of the People's Alliance for Democracy, also known as the Yellow Shirts, poses for a photograph near Government House in Bangkok. -- PHOTO: AP BANGKOK - POLITICAL temperatures are rising once again in Bangkok, as Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's one-time allies turn against him and return to street protests outside his office. Protesters from the royalist, right-wing People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), whose massive street rallies led to the ouster of then-premier Thaksin Shinawatra, have been gathering and returning to their old stomping grounds. At their old protest site at the Makkawan bridge opposite the United Nations building, the 'yellow shirts' have taken over the road, erected a big stage and set up an encampment designed for a prolonged sit-in. So far, however, the protesters number in the low thousands only - far short of the huge gathering...

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