Home > News > World
Monday January 13, 2014 MYT 3:55:01 PM
Monday January 13, 2014 MYT 3:56:30 PM
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has invited leaders of anti-government protesters and political parties to discuss an Election Commission proposal to push back the date of the snap election she called from February 2, a senior aide said on Monday.
Ministers have until now said a delay would be impossible under the constitution, but the Election Commission has said it could be pushed back and one member has suggested May 4.
"The prime minister thinks that there are still some unclear points in the EC's proposal. The best way is to meet and discuss it," Suranand Vejjajiva, secretary-general to the prime minister, told reporters.
(Reporting by Panarat Thepgumpanat; Editing by Alan Raybould and John Chalmers)
Tunisia's president declares state of emergency after hotel attack
German finance minister says Greeks to decide whether to keep euro
Iran, powers push for nuclear deal; dispute over U.N. sanctions persists
Egypt says 25 militants killed in air strikes as Sisi inspects troops
Celebrate Raya in style with GEMFIVE
The 3 unexpected life events that leave us in debt
Airbnb-style listings surpass hotel rooms in Spain: study
South Africa start build-up to Twenty20 World Cup
LBU signs MoU to deliver Sarawak highway project
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)