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Myanmar junta hints may extend state of emergency, delay polls 

  By AFP and published by CNA Yangon – Myanmar’s junta on Tuesday (Jan. 31) said the country had “not returned to normalcy” almost two years after its coup, casting doubt over plans for elections and ending a state of emergency. The Southeast Asian country has been in turmoil since the military toppled democracy figurehead

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Local news

Amnesty calls on govt to scrap emergency decree

  AMNESTY International Thailand together with academics today (Sept. 23) submitted a letter to the government urging revocation of the state of emergency decree and dropping charges of violating this decree filed against at least 1,467 people,Sanook.com said. Mrs. Piyanuch Kotsan, director of Amnesty International Thailand, said the Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency

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Health

Move to lift emergency decree on Friday

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee will consider revoking the emergency decree at its meeting on Friday September 10 which will evaluate the coronavirus situation in the country after the latest relaxation of restrictions, TV Channel 7 said today (Sept. 6). The CCSA executive panel chaired by Prime MInister Prayut Chan-o-cha

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