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Region in chaos as air links severed

November 29th, 2008 by admin

The severing of air links with Bangkok – a vital air hub that handles 3% of world air cargo and 100,000 travellers a day – rippled through the region with airlines scrambling to reroute passengers and freight as hopes for a quick resolution to the crisis faded. The government yesterday backed away from a threat […]

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No Surrender

November 28th, 2008 by admin

(BangkokPost.com) The government indicated on Friday it would try to talk protesters out of the Bangkok airports without using force – but the demonstrators sneered at a request from a high-ranking official to leave and claimed they would “fight to the death” against any police attack. The state of emergency declared by the embattled cabinet […]

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