Yingluck survives censure debate


BANGKOK, 28 November 2013 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Interior Minister Charupong Raungsuwan easily survived a no-confidence vote Thursday morning. 

Ms.Yingluck received 297 votes of confidence from the ruling coalition party members, against the 134 votes to unseat her by Democrat members.

Meanwhile, Interior Minister Charupong Raungsuwan received 296 votes of confidence and 135 votes of no-confidence.

After the vote, House Speaker Somsak Kiartsuranont announced the closure of the two-day censure debate that had taken place on Tuesday and Wednesday.