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Thailand in Row With Singapore Over Thaksin Visit

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007

BANGKOK, Thailand -- At precisely 7:09 a.m. on Feb. 24 Thailand will collectively hope for good luck. The army generals now running the country think the country needs uplifting and have decreed this date an apparently auspicious time for a bout of national "merit-making" to be led by senior Buddhist monks.

The Land of Smiles, as the Tourist Authority of Thailand labels the country, has not had much to smile at recently. ...

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