Thais defy warnings to mark anniversary of 1932 revolution

BANGKOK (AP) — Anti-government activists in the Thai capital yesterday commemorated a military coup that toppled the absolute monarchy almost nine decades ago, defying official warnings and police harassment. The gathering was one of several around the country to mark the day in 1932 when a group of progressive army officers and civil servants proclaimed constitutional rule and the transition to parliamentary democracy. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin