Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat Resigns

Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat resigned today after protests that have stranded over 250,000 tourists in the country. This resignation was brought about it part by the Constitutional Court decision that dissolved the People's Power Party, which the Prime Minister belonged to.

Want to read more about what this means and the ending of the protests? Check out the Washington Post article, "Thai Prime Minister Steps Down After Court Decision."

Want even more information on Thailand? Check out the library's guide to the country.

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