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Nalinee will not quit cabinet post

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Jan 22 - Newly-appointed Minister to the PM's Office Nalinee Taveesin insisted on Sunday that she will not step down, but asked the public to give her the opportunity…
BANGKOK, Jan 22 - More than half of Thais polled fear any attempt to amend the country's constitution might lead to further conflict in society, while 81 percent are against…
BANGKOK, Jan 22 - Ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra visited Luang Prabang, the UNESCO World Heritage Site for Laos PDR, on Jan 19-20 for merit-making before returning to Dubai and…
BANGKOK, Jan 21 -- Over 2 million methamphetamine pills, 30 kg of crystal metaphetamine or ice, and 20 kg of heroin worth billions of baht found during police search of…
BANGKOK, Jan 22- Many Thais of Chinese descent flocked to temples and shrines in Bangkok's Chinatown and other provinces to pray for good luck on the eve of Chinese Lunar…
BANGKOK, Jan 20 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday announced her government’s water management 2012 master plan to increase the efficiency of the flood-prevention system and to integrate water…

PM remaining silent on issue of Nalinee

Saturday, 21 January 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Jan 21 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday was silent on whether her fellow Pheu Thai party members pressured Nalinee Thaveesin to resign from a ministerial post, only…
BANGKOK, Jan 21 - National Security Council (NSC) Secretary-Genl Pol Gen Wichean Potephosree affirmed that the detention of Atris Hussein, a Lebanese-Swedish terror suspect, was made according to law and…
BANGKOK, Jan 19 - Thai police are now seeking court approval for an arrest warrant against another suspect believed to be involved in a possible terror plot and to be…
BANGKOK, Jan 20 - Thailand's opposition Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Friday called on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to review her decision on the appointment of Nalinee Thaveesin as…
  MANILA, Jan 19 -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III pledged on Thursday to strengthen bilateral ties and expand broad-based cooperation.

Cabinet reshuffle royally endorsed

Friday, 20 January 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Jan 18 - His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Wednesday endorsed the cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra involving 16 ministerial posts--10 newcomers and six swapped positions.
BANGKOK, Jan 19 -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday left Thailand for a one-day official introductory visit to the Philippines, her eighth overseas trip to the 10-nation Association…
SONGKHLA, Jan 18 – The Thai navy impounded three Vietnamese fishing boats for intruding into Thai territorial waters on Wednesday.
SONGKHLA, Jan 18 -- Hotel rooms in Thailand’s southern tourist haven of Hat Yai are now fully booked mostly by tourists from Malaysia and Singapore for the Chinese New Year…