Wikinews Shorts: December 16, 2008
A compilation of brief news reports for Tuesday, December 16, 2008.
Abhisit Vejjajiva becomes Thai prime minister
He had won over former police chief Pracha Promnok by 235 votes to 198, according to Chai Chidchob, the lower house's speaker.
Vejjajiva became the prime minister after the previous PM, Somchai Wongsawat, was obliged to step down after a court hearing in early December this year.
- "Thai opposition head to be new PM" — , December 15, 2008
- Denis D. Gray. "Abhisit Vejjajiva elected Thai prime minister" — , December 14, 2008
Eidos stated that Time Warner Entertainment purchased the shares on December 11, 2008. Time Warner now owns a total of 52.5 million shares of Eidos.
- Usman Merchant. "Time Warner raises stake in Eidos" — , Dec 15, 2008
- James Orry. "Warner buys more shares in Eidos" — , Dec 15, 2008