3:19 pm - Friday September 30, 2016

Phuket’s daily morning world news round-up

Phuket’s daily morning world news round-upPhuket’s daily morning world news round-up.

The heavy winds and rain continue to hit the majority of the island with Phuket Meteorological Office predicting the bad weathert lasting another five days.

Bangkok Post – Parliament takes up debate
President Wasan Soypisudh (right) insists he and Constitution Court colleagues are no one’s political tool, but parliament is going to debate the court’s controversial order to delay any vote on amending the constitution.

Bangkok Post – True saviour
The National Broadcasting Committee rules no one can block the signals of Channels 3, 5 and 9 – so Euro 2012 probably will be available to all.

Bangkok Post – Storms kill 2
A mother and daughter were killed in Trang as storms and floods slammed the middle South, cutting major roads and triggering mudslides in the region.

bbc.co.uk – Bank of England considers rates
Bank of England policymakers will meet later to decide whether to change interest rates or to pump more money through quantitative easing.

bbc.co.uk – Germany ‘cannot act alone’ – PM
David Cameron says Germany cannot be expected to resolve the eurozone crisis on its own as he says its financial problems are the “biggest threat” to global prosperity.

bbc.co.uk – Spain bond sale to test markets
Spain will try to raise money on the credit markets on Thursday, days after it said it was blocked from them, as bailout rumours continue to swirl.

Latin America
bbc.co.uk – Brazil signs World Cup beer law
Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff signs into law a measure allowing beer sales at the 2014 World Cup but they could still be banned at a lower level.

Mid East
bbc.co.uk – New ‘massacre’ in central Syria
Activists say at least 86 people including women and children were killed by Syrian government forces in Hama, but Damascus blames “terrorists”.

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