Army Commander in Chief Gen Sonthi Boonyaratglin smiles after meeting with caretaker Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra at the Government House on Monday. The meeting came days after Sonthi's surprised reshuffle of mid ranking army officers, who are supporters of senior officers of Thaksin’s classmates. Sonthi said he discussed southern violence with Thaksin.// Vorawit Pumpuang
Napaporn's great run ends
The impressive run of Thailand's Napaporn Tongsalee in the US$50,000 Walmart/Wolf Lumber Women's Challenger tournament ended on Saturday when she lost to fourth-seeded Tatiana Perebiynis of Ukraine 6-4 7-6 (8-6) in the semi-final at the Oak Knoll Country Club in Los Angeles.