Court issues gag order on Sondhi
The Civil Court Thursday issued a gag order on Sondhi Limthongkul, the owner of The Manager, as well as all of his publications from criticising Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Lack of faith in government tied to Egat opposition
How big is the Egat setback? Good news is, from a technical point of view, the Supreme Adminis-trative Court’s decision to delay the initial public offering of the highly lucrative state enterprise may be just a little bump on the road. A concrete strategy to allay public concerns over key issues such as rising power bills and a regulatory body should be enough to win the legal battle with civic activists.
Sondhi gets ‘warning’ letter from guardsmen
A senior military officer yesterday submitted an open letter calling on Phujadkarn newspaper founder Sondhi Limthongkul to stop involving the monarchy in his personal quarrel with Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.The letter was signed by Maj-General Pruen Suwannathat, commander of the 1st Infantry Division of the Royal Guard and delivered to Sondhi by military aide Major Thanasin Sukho.
Tsunami posters plan
Students are being encouraged to enter a poster competition on the theme of the deadly tsunamis that hit several Asian countries last December.
NARATHIWAT SLAUGHTER: Family of nine gunned down
Police wait for 11 hours before entering village attacked by armed gang. Unknown assailants used automatic weapons and grenades to massacre an entire family of nine Muslim villagers and injure eight neighbours early yesterday morning.