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Thai central bank warns of substantial risk from prolonged unrest
Thailand's central bank warned on Wednesday of "substantially increased" risk to economic growth after the weekend's disrupted general election did nothing to restore stability in the politically polarised country.

 

Protesters have been trying to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since November, prompting the government to announce a state of emergency ahead of Sunday's vote that was boycotted by the main opposition party. (Reuters)