BANGKOK, Nov 24--- The ongoing protests have already forced six roads to be closed to traffic, while intelligence reports indicated that anti-government demonstrators planned to lay siege to government offices in areas under the Internal Security Act (ISA) as well as all television stations, aiming to paralyse traffic in the capital, according Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (CAPO).
BANGKOK, Nov 24--- Three major anti-government groups and other groups on Saturday declared to jointly fight against and eliminate the network related to ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, the so-called ‘Thaksin Regime,’ from Thailand as well as to drive national reform.
BANGKOK, Nov 23 - The Commerce Ministry stood firm that it has enough budget to subsidise the rice pledging plan which needs a circulating fund of Bt500 billion.
BANGKOK, Nov 22 - Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) increased in October for the first time in four months, according to the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).
BANGKOK, Nov 22 – A Thai construction company is entering a joint venture with a Chinese firm to bid for the construction of dual rail tracks under the government’s mega infrastructure plans, tentatively scheduled to kick off next year.
PHUKET, Nov 22 - A body believed to be that of a missing Chinese tourist was found today, two days after he fell from Cape Promthep, a well-known tourist landmark on Phuket Island.
NAKHON SI THAMAMRAT, Nov 22 - Flooding from heavy overnight rain and forest runoff have forced schools to close in Nakhon Si Thammarat municipality
Heavy rain promptly flooded the provincial seat and runoff from Khao Luang mountain made the flood even deeper.
Five canals dug to drain the flood were inadequate to handle the large amount of water.
Noppitan district was also flooded. Many residents hastily move their belongings to higher ground, while many roads in Lan Saka district was flooded and impassable for small vehicles.
In Phatthalung, rain has continued since Tuesday. Forest runoff flooded six districts -- the provincial seat, Khuan Khanun, Srinagarindra, Kong Ra, Khao Chaison and Bang Kaeo.
Some villages were cut off by the high flood water. Twenty households in Charat subdistrict in Kong Ra district were evacuated.
BANGKOK, Nov 22 -- Thailand's National Security Council (NSC) chief today denied a report that the security agency has accepted the 5-point demands of the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) militant group.
BANGKOK, Nov 22 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today said she has assigned the Council of State to thoroughly study the Constitution Court ruling on the charter amendment draft on the composition of the Senate.
BANGKOK, Nov 21 - Thailand's northern trains are to resume service December 1 after a more than two month closure for rail maintenance, the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) head said today.