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Somsak downplays hearsay of Prayut, Prawit taking 2-year turns to run country

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters JUSTICE MINISTER SOMSAK Thepsuthin today (Oct. 25) downplayed fresh speculation that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy Prime Minister-cum-Palang Pracharath Party leader Prawit Wongsuwan might probably take turns between themselves to run the country for two years each after the next general election. Somsak, who concurrently acts as head of

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Prayut moves to block booze bill

PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha held a meeting with leaders of all coalition parties on the Progressive Liquor Bill proposed by Move Forward Party with the conclusion being that the government should block its approval by the Lower House, Matichon newspaper said today (Oct. 25). In June this year the Lower House had approved this bill,

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