PAD’s “final war” September 1, 2008

Komchadluek, September 1, 2008 - Resolution reached late last night to benefit government - Coalition parties support Samak to continue his work amidst rally saying parliament dissolution will damage the country
If Samak dissolves parliament it will not solve the political crisis
Astrologer of the CNS makes prediction Samak to end his PM post in September
Doctor urged to be ready to help the injured [from a statement by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn]

PAD's "final war"
September 1, 2008

PAD's "final war" - August-September, 2008
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Daily News, September 1, 2008 - HRH Crown Prince presides over the flag bestowing session - 6 parties agree they support Samak as Prime Minister

Matichon, September 1, 2008 - HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn expresses concern for injury
Samak not to resign - 6 coalition parties express support
Government Deputy Spokesperson declares sign to revive the DAAD spirit to oppose PAD and support the PPP government

Daily News, September 1, 2008 - Discussion between senators and MPs yields no result - Opposition pressures the government to step down - Samak doesn’t care - makes counter arguments - The People Alliance for Democracy threatens to shut Suvarnabhumi

Phujatkhan, September 1, 2008 - Officials at Metropolitan Waterworks Authority – Metropolitan Electricity Authority on strike - Focusing on civil disobedience - saying the government is a rebel itself - (top right) Pictures prove that tear gas used by Metropolitan Police

Daily World Today, September 1, 2008 - The Peoples' Alliance for Democracy threatens it will lay siege to Suvarnabhumi - Samak ignores meeting between senators and MPs saying he will continue to work

Ban Muang, September 1, 2008 - Mark [Democrat leader Aphisit] breaks the deadlock - instructs the government to dissolve the parliament

Komchadluek, September 1, 2008 - Discussion between senators and MPs unsuccessful - Samak keeps arguing - Tear gas applied to dissolve rally - Asavin moved - Chongrak takes the position

Jetstar's Thailand rescue mission costs $600k - The New Zealand Herald, September 1, 2008
Jetstar has been left with a A$500,000 ($618,352) bill from its rescue of Australian holidaymakers caught up in Thailand's political unrest...

Thai premier’s declaration brings little difference to most of Bangkok - Malaysia Star, September 1, 2008
“This is not Georgia,” a 30-something taxi driver told me...

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