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News for Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Oil, gas shipments shifted to daytime

7 January 2014 - 09:06 am

Measures such as avoiding transportation of oil and gas at night are planned for the expected shutdown of Bangkok by anti-government protesters, in order to prevent an energy supply and services disruption, says the Energy Ministry.

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112 flights to Bangkok cancelled

7 January 2014 - 09:03 am

Airlines have cancelled a total of 112 scheduled flights, or 56 round-trips, from Singapore and Hong Kong to Bangkok until late February because of the reduced demand for seats.

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UDD prepares for 'coup'

7 January 2014 - 09:02 am

The red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) has called a meeting of its leaders from across the country in Nakhon Ratchasima on Tuesday. They will discuss plans to counter any coup which they believe could be triggered by protesters' efforts to paralyse Bangkok.

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Marine Chief sinks Phuket sea taxi rumors

7 January 2014 - 09:00 am

PHUKET: The Phuket Marine Office chief today trounced rumors that the 240-million-baht budget for an airport-to-Patong “sea taxi” had been approved. “I do not know how the rumor that it was already approved was spread,” Phuket Marine Office Chief Phuripat Theerakulpisut told the Phuket Gazette.

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Companies told to figure out back-up plans

7 January 2014 - 08:57 am

Business leaders urged businesses to prepare back-up plans to cope with the planned Bangkok shutdown rallies by the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) next week. The warning came after ...

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Taxi, tuk-tuk drivers save the day for forgetful tourists

7 January 2014 - 08:54 am

PHUKET: A taxi driver and a tuk-tuk driver yesterday made two tourists very happy by returning over half a million baht and other belongings that had been left behind in their vehicles.

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DSI seeking warrants for rally leaders

7 January 2014 - 08:52 am

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) will apply for arrest warrants for 33 leaders of the anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee in the Criminal Court on Wednesday.

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Gang brawl near Red Cross Fair leaves 2 dead, 2 injured

7 January 2014 - 08:39 am

PHUKET: A fight between two rival gangs left two Myanmar nationals dead and two others injured at Saphan Hin last night. Both gangs had attended the final night of the Red Cross Fair. They ran into each other after leaving the event ...

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Capo 'wants more soldiers'

7 January 2014 - 08:36 am

The Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (Capo) has asked the military to deploy 20 more companies to back police officers in dealing with the attempted shutdown of Bangkok by the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) on Jan 13, an army source said.

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Phuket loses Sek's appeal

7 January 2014 - 08:33 am

PHUKET: Hundreds of angry anti-government protesters last night forced the organizers of the annual Phuket Red Cross Fair to cancel a live concert by Thai rock star Sek Loso, who was to perform the closing show at the fair.

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