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SBD Global/January 24, 2014/Events and Attractions
Thailand Open Postponed Due To State Of Emergency, Will Be Moved To Later In Year
Published January 24, 2014
HURTING FUTURE EVENTS: In Bangkok, Kittipong Thongsombat wrote the country has had plans to bid for the 2023 Asian Games and officials "admit the political problems have diminished" the chances of doing that. National Olympic Committee of Thailand Secretary Gen Charouck Areeratchakaran said, ''We have hosted the Asian Games four times and that is our strong point. But to stage the Games, the political situation in the host country must be stable. Who would want to risk their lives?" (BANGKOK POST, 1/24).