Thai PM gets senate grilling, rally blocks office


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  • Monday, 23 Jun 2008

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's upper house grilled Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej in a largely symbolic censure debate on Monday as thousands of street protesters blockaded his office for a fourth day, demanding his government quit.

Neither the Senate debate nor Tuesday's opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion in the lower house of parliament is likely to cause the five-month-old coalition major problms given its overwhelming majority.

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