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Navy wants to raise sunken warship for return to service

  THE navy’s committee on salvaging HTMS 442 Sukhothai corvette that sank in the Gulf of Thailand on Dec. 18 is now choosing a company to urgently raise and return the warship to service with the estimated budget of 100 million baht, Naewna newspaper said this evening (Jan. 11). The committee, chaired Adm. Adung Phan-iam,

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Thaksin’s daughter, real estate tycoon ‘unacceptable’ to most senators

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PRIME MINISTER Thaksin Shinawatra’s daughter, Paetongtarn Shinawatra, and real estate tycoon Settha Taweesin, both speculated to run for prime minister under the Pheu Thai tickets, would likely be found “unacceptable” to most senators even though either one could possibly be endorsed by a majority of MPs after the next

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‘Pro-democracy’ camps to get 300-plus MPs altogether: Thaksin

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PRIME MINISTER Thaksin Shinawatra forecast major “pro-democracy” parties currently being in the opposition bloc will combinedly get 300-plus MPs in the next general election. During last night’s Care Clubhouse podcast, Thaksin predicted the Pheu Thai, Move Forward, Thai Liberal and Prachachart will likely get no less than 300 MPs altogether

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