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Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific cancel Bangkok flights


Philippine Local airlines on Wednesday cancelled scheduled trips from Manila and Clark to the besieged Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.

Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific announced that the following flights are cancelled:

* Cebu Pacific Manila-Bangkok-Manila flights 5J 931 and 5J 932 for November 26
* Cebu Pacific Clark-Bangkok-Clark flights 27 5J 941 and 5J 942 for November 27
* PAL flights PR 730 and PR 732 for November 26

PAL spokesman Rolando Estabillo said the flag carrier has yet to announce flight cancellations for November 27 and will be monitoring developments in Bangkok before making further adjustments. Read the full story

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Thailand political turmoil deepens amid continuous protests


Thousands of chanting protesters wearing yellow T-shirts and waving national flags have demonstrated on two consecutive days in what they say is an effort to topple the Thai government.

Analysts say it would be no easy job to end the years-long political turmoil that has been marked by accusations and unceasing protests and that the turbulence will cause Thailand’s economy additional disturbances.

CEASELESS PROTESTS

Since late May, Bangkok has seen almost daily anti-government rallies led by the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) against two successive governments of the People’s Power Party (PPP). Read the full story

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