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News for Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Flood spending under fire

28 November 2012 - 11:19 am

The government came under heavy fire over alleged irregularities in the spending of its 120-billion-baht flood rehabilitation and prevention budget during the last day of the censure debate yesterday.

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News for Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Yingluck fronts up to rice plan critics

27 November 2012 - 02:38 pm

The opposition singled out Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on the second day of the no-confidence debate yesterday. Ms Yingluck was lambasted over alleged irregularities in the rice pledging scheme and flood response budget, and for failing to enforce anti-corruption laws.

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Aged monk expelled for drunk rampage

27 November 2012 - 02:35 pm

An elderly monk was expelled from th monkhood after a drunken rampage during which he destroyed his living quarters and allegedly threatened police who tried to calm him down.

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Jealous druggies set man on fire

27 November 2012 - 02:33 pm

Police have arrested two glue sniffers who admitted to viciously attacking a man and setting him on fire because he flirted with a girlfriend.

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Skytrain extension opening delayed

27 November 2012 - 02:31 pm

The new Pho Nimit and Talad Plu BTS skytrain stations will open for public use in mid-January 2013 instead of Dec 5 as earlier planned, deputy Bangkok governor Teerachon Manopaiboon on Tuesday.

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Tests prove remains are missing pilots

27 November 2012 - 02:28 pm

The human remains recently found with the wreckage of a Cessna plane that crashed in Khao Yai National Park five years ago are definitely those of the missing pilots, Police General Hospital confirmed on Tuesday.

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News for Monday, 26 November 2012

Expert urges action to prevent energy crisis

26 November 2012 - 09:13 am

The government should be promoting energy-efficient buildings to help avert possible electricity shortages within the next 20 years, an academic says.

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Govt mulls lifting rally security decree

26 November 2012 - 08:47 am

The government will consider lifting the Internal Security Act (ISA) Monday, with the Pitak Siam group's attempt to overthrow the administration now over.

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Dems open fire on navy refit deal

26 November 2012 - 08:44 am

Govt says censure strike on Sukumpol is revenge The opposition kicked off its censure debate Sunday by attacking Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat for his role in the navy's scheme to modernise combat systems on two frigates.

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News for Sunday, 25 November 2012

Economists warn protests a threat to investment, Trade

25 November 2012 - 10:35 am

The business sector is worried that tension on the streets of Bangkok could undermine trade and investment, Supawut Saichua, managing director for research of Phatra Securities Public Company Limited, said. Mr Supawut said some foreign investors did not fully understand the evolving political situation in the wake of yesterday's Pitak Siam rally.

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