16 Nov '11, 2pm

Clinton in show of support for flood-hit Thailand

Clinton in show of support for flood-hit Thailand

BANGKOK: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton flew in to Thailand on Wednesday to offer assistance in fighting massive floods, hoping to avoid a further crisis in a US ally torn by political infighting. Clinton headed straight to evening talks with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing intense pressure after only three months in office as she confronts the kingdom's worst flooding in decades which has killed at least 562 people. Officials said that Clinton would unveil "significant" US help to Thailand and then on Thursday visit a shelter for Thais displaced by the flooding, part of her trademark emphasis on public diplomacy. Clinton arrived from the Philippines - along with Thailand the only treaty-bound US allies in Southeast Asia - and later this week will join President Barack Obama in emerging partner Indonesia for the East Asia Summit. The Obama administrat...

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