NCPO allows 12 satellite TV stations return to air


BANGKOK, Aug 25 – The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) which seized power in Thailand on May 22, has given the go aheadt for 12 satellite television stations to return air again, said Takorn Tantasith, secretary-general of National Broadcasting  and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC). 

Mr Takorn said the NCPO had informed his office allowing all the 12 satellite television stations to return to the air on condition that they “strictly  follow NCPO’s regulations.”

The 12 stations include MV5, AsiaUpdate, Blue Sky, FM TV, ASTV, Rescue and DNN.

The approval will be sent to the National Broadcasting and Television Committee for its consideration today so that the 12 stations could  resume operations.