Prime minister vows to tough it out
Published 17/08/2008 | 07:33
Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, under attack from even members of
his own party, says he will not resign or dissolve Parliament.
Mr Samak's latest woes come from nearly 200 members of his own People's Power
Party who are criticising him for allowing police to put up ``wanted'' posters
for former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife.
The Supreme Court has issued warrants for the couple's arrest after they fled
the country to England, contending that they couldn't get fair trials in
Thailand in a number of cases involving alleged corruption and abuse of power.
Mr Samak said that he would ``not bow to the call from protesters and several
other groups of people urging me to sign or dissolve the House.''