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Red shirts gather downtown Bangkok to mark crackdown in 2010

  MEMBERS of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), aka the red shirts, gathered at Ratchaprasong intersection at 4.30 p.m. today (May 19) to mark the violent suppression of their protests by the military on this same day in 2010 in which at least 80 civilians and six soldiers were killed and over

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Red shirts, politicians mark 12th anniversary of April 10, 2010 event 

A LARGE number of red-shirt followers led by former United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) leader Mr. Nattawut Saikua, who currently heads the Lai Prayut Network, together with politicians and new generation activist groups gathered at the October 14 Memorial this afternoon to commemorate the violent crackdown on April 10, 2010 at Khok Wua

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World news

Yangon residents flee martial law area as Myanmar death toll grows

By AFP and published by Channel NewsAsia Yangon: Residents of a protest flashpoint district in Myanmar’s biggest city fled on flatbed trucks and tuk-tuks today (March 16) after security forces escalated the use of lethal force against anti-coup protesters, despite international appeals for restraint. Much of the country has been in uproar since the military

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Order to suspend use of Telegram messaging app

A LETTER of instructions issued by the chief responsible for resolving a serious emergency situation, number 11/2020, wants the Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) to suspend the use of Telegram messaging application, Sanook.com reported this afternoon (Oct. 19). This action was taken after protesters moved to distribute news through such apps.

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Police take action against over a thousand gambling sites

WITH Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha concerned about the ease with which children and youths can reach online gambling websites, police are moving to crackdown hard on such activities, Siam Rath newspaper reported today (Sept. 27, 2020). The police together with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society and the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission last

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