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No-confidence debate set for November 25, 26

The Opposition and government whips have decided to hold a no-confidence debate on November 25-26 and vote on Tuesday the 27th, Opposition Whip Jurin Laksanawisit said Monday. Jurin said if the no-confidence debate is not finished by the 26th, the voting day should be postponed till Wednesday November 28. Read more: The NationRead More


Thai Democrats Whip to submit no confidence motion to Parliament

BANGKOK, Oct 30 – The Opposition whip is prepared to submit a no confidence motion to the House Speaker to grill the Pheu Thai-led government in early November. Opposition whip chairman Jurin Laksanavisit said the joint meeting with the government whip agreed that the censure debate will be held Nov 25-26 before voting on November […]Read More


Thai-Cambodian border fights force closure of 9 hospitals

BANGKOK, 27 April 2011 (NNT) – Nine hospitals along the Thai-Cambodian border have been closed temporarily due to the ongoing clashes while mobile medical units have been sent out to take care of residents. As violent confrontations between Thai and Cambodian troops continue, Minister of Public Health Jurin Laksanawisit reported that the operations of nine […]Read More


Death toll in Thailand flooding rises to 63

BANGKOK, April 9 — The death toll from severe flooding and mudslides in Thailand’s southern provinces has risen to 63 as search-and-rescue operations continued by concerned officials, said Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanawisit on Saturday. Meanwhile, he said, the urgent problem now facing doctors is that distressed victims may resort to committing suicide as they […]Read More


Thailand Flood death toll rises to 56

The death toll of recent floods in southern provinces has risen to 56, Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanavisit said Wednesday. He said 25 people were killed in Nakhon Si Thammarat, 10 in Surat Thani, 6 in Phatthalung, 10 in Krabi, 2 in Trang, 2 in Chumphon and 1 in Phang Nga. Read more: The NationRead More


As floods recede, disease breaks out in South Thailand

Illness – mostly from respiratory problems – has struck more than 20,000 residents in flooded provinces in the South. They are seeking or receiving treatment at government clinics, hospitals, or from mobile medical units, Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said yesterday. Mobile medical units had made 667 visits to 18,378 patients seeking treatment for respiratory […]Read More


Thailand’s flood death toll rises to 45

BANGKOK, April 3 – The Emergency Medical Institute of Thailand (EMIT) reported 45 persons killed in the southern flood while psychiatrists have been dispatched to help flood victims. Jurin Laksanawisit, Public Health Minister said 19 deaths were reported in Nakhon Si Thammarat, 10 in Surat Thani, 9 in Krabi, 3 in Phatthalung and two each […]Read More


Floods kill eight in south Thailand

Flash floods caused by heavy monsoon rains in southern Thailand have left seven people confirmed dead in Nakhon Si Thammarat and one in Surat Thani, Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanavisit said on Monday. The minister said the death toll was confirmed by the National Flood Relief Coordination Centre. Mr Jurin said he had instructed the […]Read More