Even though caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is showing no signs of dismay in the face of the Bangkok "shutdown" campaign, her fresh attempt to engage all major players in talks to discuss the postponement of the Feb 2 general election suggests the government does not want to play the bully.
According to Suranand Vejjajiva, secretary-general to the prime minister, Ms Yingluck plans to invite those for and against the Feb 2 election to discuss on Wednesday the EC's recommendation to defer the polls.
Her invitation was also issued to the Constitution Court, the Administrative Court, the Office of the Auditor-General and the Office of the Attorney-General.
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