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Prawit to demonstrators: Don’t rally tomorrow as Covid is still spreading swiftly

  DEPUTY Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan today (June 23) urged demonstrators to not rally tomorrow to mark the 89th anniversary of the June 24, 1932 revolution by the Khana Ratsadon that transformed Thailand from an absolute to a constitutional monarchy because many people have been infected with coronavirus, Sanook.com said. However he said if they

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Bangkok lifts restrictions on dining in non-air-conditioned restaurants

THE Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has lifted restrictions on dining in non-air-conditioned restaurants and increased the maximum seating limit in air-conditioned venues from today June 21, NNT said. According to the latest BMA order, signed by Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang, non-air conditioned restaurants may operate at 100% capacity, while air-conditioned venues are allowed to occupy

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PM Prayut rules out snap election

  PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha said during the Senate deliberation of a bill allowing the government to borrow 500 billion baht to deal with the coronavirus crisis today (June 14) that he is going to complete his four-year term in office amid speculation that he is planning to dissolve Parliament and hold a new election,

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Party chiefs refute claims Parliament to be dissolved

LEADERS of government parties have dismissed speculation the Prime Minister’s recent sense of urgency was a sign he is planning to dissolve Parliament, assuring observers the government remains tightknit, NNT said today (June 12). Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwan, as leader of the Phalang Pracharat Party, said today that the current administration will complete

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