Finance Minister Korn Chatikavanij on Friday assured the Japanese government and private sector that the Thai government is in a position to cope with the planned mass rally by anti-government Red Shirt demonstrators over the weekend.

Speaking via the Telepresence System from Japan where he is leading a Thai delegation in a road show, he said top officials and private-sector executives had joined his trip to explain doubts by Japanese investors regarding economic conditions, ongoing rallies by Red Shirt protestors, and investment suspensions in the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate.

via Finance minister assures Japan of Thailand’s ability to cope with rallies.

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