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Thailand's silent majority remains undecided over monarchy reform

Demonstrations seems to have failed to energize white-collar workers

Royalists supporting Thailand's government, right, have taken to the streets to counter the student-led demonstrations. (Source photos by Reuters) 

BANGKOK -- As anti-establishment protests in Thailand continue, royalists supporting the government have also taken to the streets to counter the student-led demonstrations, creating familiar scenes of tension between opposing political groups.

The anti-government side, often wearing black T-shirts used to finance their movement, is calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, changes to the constitution adopted under the former junta leader, and reforms to the monarchy.

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