Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Is the Philippines next?

I don't think President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo would like this latest political twist in Thailand. This happened just last night.

Thai PM office seized by forces loyal to sacked army chief

BANGKOK (AFP) - Forces loyal to sacked Thai military commander Lieutenant General Sonthi Boonyaratglin seized the prime minister's office in Bangkok, witnesses said as tanks and heavily armed soldiers were seen in the streets of Bangkok. Amid rumors of an apparent coup, Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was quoted earlier by local television as saying Bangkok was now under a state of emergency, and that Sonthi would be replaced by another military commander.

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