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First reported 22 mins ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

Songkhla illegals are Muslim Uighurs

The nationality of more than 40% of the 218 people detained in Songkhla last month has been verified as Muslim Uighurs from the Xinjiang region in China, Zhang Yiming, minister-counsellor at the Chinese embassy said Wednesday.Mr Zhang was speaking after ... [Published Bangkok Post - 22 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

PDRC heads back to state offices

The anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) and its allies will Thursday resume their campaign to topple the caretaker government by seeking cooperation from state enterprises.PDRC leader Suthep Thaugsuban met labour unions of several ... [Published Bangkok Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Japanese wage hikes at 16-year high

TOKYO - The average monthly wage hike for major Japanese companies through annual wage talks this spring exceeded 7,000 for the first time in 16 years, the Japan Business Federation said Wednesday.The hike, including a seniority-based automatic increase ... [Published Bangkok Post - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Army says coup rumour 'groundless'

The army has again denied as groundless speculation in the social media that the military would stage a coup on April 19, starting at 4am.Col Winthai Suwari, the army spokesman, said it was totally not true, just rumour and speculation on the social ... [Published Bangkok Post - 4 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

SET up 12.68 points to 1,401.84

The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index rose 12.68 points, or 0.91%, to close at 1,401.84 points today.Total trading value was 26.65 billion baht, with 3.66 billion shares changed hands.The SET50 index ended at 952.63 points, up 9.18 points, or 0.97%, ... [Published Bangkok Post - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

PDRC stalls probe into guard death

An anti-government protester guard was shot dead early yesterday in what is believed to be the result of a brawl between protesters.Jeerayut Senanarong, 40, was shot in the chest while a band performed at the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) ... [Published Bangkok Post - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Pheu Thai vetoes Prem 'coup' plan

Calls by a group of retired officials for the Privy Council president to mediate political crisis talks are tantamount to trying to stage a coup, a representative for the Pheu Thai Party's legal team has warned.Panas Tassaneeyanont said no provision exists ... [Published Bangkok Post - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Full Moon a tourism hit

Thai New YearThe Full Moon party on Koh Pha-ngan drew nearly 20,000 local and foreign tourists earlier this week.The party coincided with the Thai New Year celebrations and was held on Rin beach.Wannee Thaipanich, chairwoman of the Pha-ngan Tourism Association, ... [Published Bangkok Post - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Pranksters prey on hotline

About half of the calls made to the Public Health Ministry's emergency medical service hotline were found to be prank calls, the ministry said yesterday.This might cause people who are facing a genuine emergency to miss out on chances of receiving help, ... [Published Bangkok Post - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Vicha ‘no enemy’ of PM

National Anti Corruption Commission (NACC) member Vicha Mahakhun has rejected claims he is an "enemy" of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, insisting he is fit to lead the anti-graft body's probe into the premier.Mr Vicha told the Bangkok Post ... [Published Bangkok Post - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

UDD calls rally for PM’s court case

The pro-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) will hold a mass rally in Bangkok one day before the Constitutional Court rules on caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's status.The UDD says the rally may last for several ... [Published Bangkok Post - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

The coming drugs boom

The two weekend shootouts that killed nine drug traffickers near the Myanmar border are especially worrying because they are part of a trend. Just five weeks previously, a battle in the same region left six drug dealers dead. It is clear that trafficking ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 14 2014]

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"If the situation is not too bad, the parliament should be opened in September and we should get a new government in October" he wrote
"There is no article in the constitution that really describes what is about to happen" said PDRC spokesman Akanat Promphan. "It has never happened before."
"The opening of the Senate's extraordinary session can be done under Section 132 of the constitution when it is necessary to appoint a regent or members of organisations set up under the constitution, and to consider impeachment petitions. This is required to be carried out with urgency in the interests of the state" Mr Surachai said...

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