Protests aimed at bringing down Yingluck Shinawatra’s government entered a fifth day in Bangkok on Thursday.
The embattled prime minister survived the no-confidence vote in Parliament by a vote of 297 to 134.
There was no question that the motion would fail because her party has a majority in the House of Representatives.
She was elected to office more than two years ago but protesters say she is just a front for her brother former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was ousted during a military coup in 2006.
The billionaire former telecommunications tycoon was convicted of corruption in 2008 and lives in self-imposed exile.
The demonstrations are led by former opposition lawmaker Suthep Thaugsuban, 64, who has vowed to take over all government ministries.
While the protests have spread outside Bangkok, the Associated Press reported the number of demonstrators has dropped off from the 10,000-plus level when they began on Sunday.
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