Star | .....Army chief Anupong Paochinda will hold a news conference at 3 p.m. (0800 GMT) after meeting security officials and business leaders to discuss the protests by the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), a spokesman said.
Anupong has insisted many times he will not launch a coup only two years after the military's removal of Thaksin Shinawatra as prime minister, although he has publicly pressed Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat to stand down.
After masked PAD members broke into the control tower at Bangkok's $4 billion Suvarnabhumi airport, the latest twist in their seizure of the site, a rival pro-government group urged its people to hit the streets, raising the prospect of clashes.... more.
Nov 27, 2008
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