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85 academics repudiate Constitutional Court’s ruling against monarchical reform bids

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters EIGHTY-FIVE UNIVERSITY academics today (Nov. 17) issued a joint statement to repudiate a ruling of the Constitutional Court recently delivered against monarchical reform efforts. These political scientists, historians, sociologists and humanists attached to Chulalongkorn, Thammasat, Silpakorn, Prince of Songkla, Ramkhamhaeng, Chiang Mai and Ubon Ratchathani universities, among others, adopted the

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Coronavirus

Move to ban unvaccinated people from public places

A SUBCOMMITTEE at the Public Health Ministry is considering proposing to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) that people unvaccinated against Covid-19 be barred from public places, Siam Rath newspaper said today (Nov. 19). Dr. Sophon Mekthon, assistant to the Public Health Minister, said the subcommittee on Covid-19 vaccination which he chairs would be

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People-endorsed constitution amendment bill voted down

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters CONSTITUTION AMENDMENT legislation historically endorsed by the people to keep Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha from prolonging his rule beyond the next election was today (Nov. 17) overwhelmingly voted down by government MPs and senators. Following a marathon debate in a joint House of Representatives/Senate session, the amendment bill was rejected

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