The cabinet has postponed the increase in the minimum wage to 300 baht per day from Jan 1 to April 1 next year, to help flood-affected employers.
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The Democrat Party has lodged an impeachment motion against Justice Minister Pracha Promnok accusing him of botched flood control, chief opposition whip Jurin Laksanawisit said Thursday.
The Metropolitan Police Bureau has reinforced policemen guarding the Don Mueang big-bag floodwall, increasing their number to 300, Royal Thai Police spokesman Pol Maj Gen Piya Uthayo said.
The main opposition party has no plans to force Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra to resign in the face of flooding, Democrat MP Rachada Dhnadirek said on Thursday.
Worries that an Italian financial collapse could crack the eurozone sent markets tumbling Wednesday, with losses topping three percent in US trade.
At its weekly meeting, the Cabinet decided against additional flood holidays, fearing there would be no officials helping with the flood relief effor
Transport Minister ACM Sukampol Suwannathat said Monday that the Rama II Road, which links Bangkok to the South will be left to be flooded.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Monday laughed at speculations by certain press that she would be removed at pressure of former Thai Rak Thai Party executives.