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Demonstration against vote to reject booze bill

  ACTIVISTS staged a demonstration in front of Parliament today (Nov. 2) to express their opposition to the House of Representatives voting to reject Move Forward Party’s Progressive Liquor Bill, INN News and Matichon newspaper said. At 4.30 p.m. the Thalu Fah group together with “Beer People” activists kicked off the “People’s Liquor” event with

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Business

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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Local news

Opposition bloc to hammer Air Force’s plan to purchase unarmed F-35 fighters 

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE AIR FORCE’S reported plan to purchase a startup batch of two F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters without weapon systems aboard will likely draw a stern disapproval at parliament, according to an opposition lawmaker.  Pheu Thai MP Yutthapong Charatsathian said today (May 29) it will be “ultimately unusual” for the

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Technology

Bill Gates says the metaverse will host most of your office meetings within ‘two or three years’

By Tom Huddleston Jr., published by CNBC, distributed by MSN.com AS Bill Gates reflected on what he calls his “most unusual and difficult year,” the billionaire also looked ahead to 2022 and beyond with no shortage of optimism — including when it comes to our “more digitised future.” In a year-end post on Gates’ personal

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Local news

Lawmakers open marathon debate on people-endorsed constitution amendment bill

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A MARATHON DEBATE opened at parliament today (Nov. 16) on constitution amendment legislation historically endorsed by an estimated 150,000 people with chances for its passage being very slim. The people-endorsed constitution amendment bill was today discussed at greath lengths during a joint House of Representatives/Senate session and is being decided

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