Suriya Watch - May 28, 2003
For those interested, Transport Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit announced
a barrage of big plans (such as the plan
to unify Bangkok Mass Transit, promises of shorter waits at traffic
lights, and Suriya
wants 100km of tracks in 10 years) in the run-up to a planned
censure motion and impeachment of him by the Democrats this week.
Suriya also threatened to name names of opposition members involved
in graft at the new airport. However,
The Nation reports `Hands
off Suriya' injunction by leaders stuns Democrats-Unknown bargain
struck by minister (May 28, 2003) so it looks like the minister
has dodged trouble for now.
accuse transport minister of double standards - MCOT, May 29,
hits back at key Democrat - Bangkok Post, May 30, 2003