PHUKET: Thousands of jubilant anti-government protesters are gathered outside of the main government buildings in Phuket Town, celebrating the decision of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra earlier today to dissolve her government.

The protesters, however, vow to carry on protesting until the People’s Council proposed by Suthep Thaugsuban, the former deputy prime minister and protest leader in Bangkok, is set up.

The whistle-blowing, flag-waving, ribbon-wearing crowd continues to grow as protesters from all over Phuket, including government workers, hospital staff and students gather in front of Phuket Provincial Hall (map