BANGKOK, 26 November 2013 The National Security Council has said the enforcement of the Internal Security Act (ISA) across the capital and in nearby areas will last until the end of December.
BANGKOK, 26th November 2013 Members of Parliament are ready to consider the motions of no confidence lodged against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Interior Minister, Jarupong Ruangsuwan.
The censure debate will be held over a period of two days, November 26 and 27, 2013, although the Democrat party has asked for three days, with the voting to take place on November 28, the last day of the parliamentary session.
Former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, head of the opposition party, will lead the censure debate. The issues expected to be raised include the government's rice pledging scheme, its 350,000 million baht water management program, and the 2 billion baht loan for the nation's infrastructure developmsnt.
Strict security measures have been put in place around the parliament, and roads surrounding the Govern House will be closed temporarily.
BANGKOK, 25 November 2013 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced the imposition of the Internal Security Act (ISA) in Bangkok and Nonthaburi as well as some parts of Samut Prakan and Pathum Thani provinces after anti-government demonstrators escalated their movement.
BANGKOK, 23 November 2013 The Bank of Thailand's Monetary Policy Group says the political situation may have economic effects that continue to dampen Thailand's growth next year.
NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, 23 November 2013 Residents of the 8 Upper Southern Provinces have shown great interest in the "Thailand's Future 2020" roadshow on the planned mega infrastructure projects.
TRANG, 23 November 2013 The Chamber of Commerce has admitted the political situation at present will have effects on the country's economy, although it expects economic expansion to reach 5% next year due to windfall from the mega infrastructure projects.
BANGKOK, 25 Nov 2013, The nation’s economic outlook and regional consumption rate are on the decline, says the survey conducted by Thai Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Economic and Business Forecasting.
TRANG, Nov 25 – Former deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak predicts a grim economic future for Thailand in light of political instability and the public's growing distrust of the government.
SISAKET, 23 November 2013 (NNT) - The Governor of Sisaket Province is preparing long-term flood prevention plans.
SURAT THANI, 23 November 2013 Surat Thani Deputy Governor Wongsiri Promchana reported that continual heavy rain has caused flooding in low lying areas in 13 districts, 14 sub-districts, and 77 villages, affecting 1,959 households and 8,200 people.