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Activist groups hold Songkran event at Democracy Monument

SOME activist groups marched from Phan Fa bridge to Democracy Monument today (Apr. 13), Songkran Day, where they held a water pouring ceremony to draw attention to their demands, Matichon newspaper said. Members of We Volunteer (Vivo), Thalu Fah, People’s Group and Fem Liberated kicked off their event at 4.45 p.m. after reaching the monument

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1976 university massacre remembered, this year’s award goes to Penguin

  STUDENTS and the general public today (Oct. 6) joined the activity entitled “October 6 the Unpaid Blood Debt” at the Historical Sculpture Park within Thammasat University, Tha Prachan campus, with this year’s Jarupong Thongsin Award going to protest leader Mr. Parit Chivarak, or Penguin, Thai Rath newspaper said. On October 6, 1976, state forces

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Health

PM cancels Thailand SHA SHA SHA tourism event amid local opposition

  PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Sept. 28) ordered the cancellation of the “Thailand SHA SHA SHA” tourism event in Krabi, Phuket and Phang Nga provinces that started on Friday Sept. 24 and was to continue till Sunday Oct. 3 amid strong local objection over coronavirus risk, Thai Rath newspaper said. Mr. Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana, spokesman

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