Thai gov't to offer relief for businesses hit by clashes

15:35, May 22, 2010      

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Thailand's government and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration on Friday set up a center to financially help business operators who have been hit by recent clashes, the Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

The relief center is available for those, whose business operations are located in Bangkok's 7 districts, which were hit by the recent violent attacks by the anti-government protesters.

The relief fund ranges from 5,000 baht (around 154 U.S. dollars) to 10,000 baht (around 309 U.S. dollars).

Apirak Kosayodhin, the Prime Minister Advisor, said the government will quickly collect information and data of the suffered operators in a bid to make relief measures for them.

Source: Xinhua

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