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SET ready to handle siege

Stock Exchange of Thailand President Charamporn Jotikasthira insisted Monday that the exchange has the emergency plans in place, if anti-government protesters will seize the premises.

Charamporn said that the general public would be affected if the protesters close the SET building. He added that the exchange is a key part of the economy.

A group of anti-government protesters threatened to seize the Stock Exchange of Thailand building and Aeronautical Radio of Thailand, if caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra does not resign by January 15.

Caretaker Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt told Channel 3 that if the Aeronautical Radio of Thailand is under siege, it would cause troubles to many. He urged the rpotesters not to do so.


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