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Water rockets launched toward Govt House by anti-Prayut street protesters

By Thai Newsroom Reporters WATER ROCKETS WERE LAUNCHED in the direction of Government House by street activists who resumed protests against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Sept. 25). Members of activist group Thalu Fa (Through the Sky) launched the water rockets containing red dye in the direction of Government House whereas others hurled small bags

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Retiring undersecretary of Interior will not be welcome to Prawit’s party

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters RETIRING UNDERSECRETARY OF Interior Chatchai Promlert will not be welcome to the Palang Pracharath Party and might have to look for another one to join instead, sources said today (Sept. 23). Though Chatchai, scheduled to retire as undersecretary of interior at the end of this month, may have been earlier

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Prawit denies butting heads with Prayut, pledges love ‘until death do us part’

By Thai Newsroom Reporters DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER Prawit Wongsuwan today (Sept. 22) denied he has quietly remained at odds with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and commented they have always loved each other like brothers for the last five decades. During an official visit to flood victims in Ayutthaya, Prawit, who concurrently heads the Palang Pracharath

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Palang Pracharath Party not naming Prayut as candidate for PM in next election

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE PALANG PRACHARATH Party will no longer name Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha as lame duck candidate for head of government in the next election because he could otherwise possibly retain his power for less than two years from now, said sources in the ruling party today (Sept. 21). Palang Pracharath

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Din Daeng residents urged to tip off police about adolescent protesters

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE METROPOLITAN POLICE have encouraged residents in the neighbourhood of Din Daeng intersection to give tip-offs pertaining to any looming, untoward incidents which might possibly be triggered tomorrow (Sept. 19) by adolescent street protesters in the area. In a press conference today, Metropolitan Police spokesman Pol. Maj. Gen. Piya Tawichai

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Protesters back at Din Daeng hotspot as residents stage separate rally

  WITH the Thalu Gas protesters having gathered again at Din Daeng intersection from 5.30 p.m. onwards today (Sept. 16) as they have been doing for weeks now, residents of Din Daeng flats affected by their nightly confrontation with crowd-control police were to stage their own rally to voice their disagreement with this movement, Siam

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Analysis: Palang Pracharath Party’s new secretary general coming in from outside

By Out-Crowd THE POST OF SECRETARY GENERAL of the Palang Pracharath Party, the largest coalition partner supposedly bound to continually lend solid support for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, might probably be occupied by the likes of an outsider named Chatchai Promlert only if the current one, namely Thammanat Prompow, happened to quit or be deposed

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Protesters and police clash at 2 points in Din Daeng area

  THE adolescent Thalu Gas protesters gathered again at Din Daeng intersection this evening (Sept. 11) and after letting off firecrackers, throwing ping-pong bomb and setting tires and debris on fire both at this intersection and on the outbound side of Vibhavadi Rangsit road later clashed with police at two nearby points, Matichon newspaper said.

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Motorcycle-riding adolescents nabbed by police at usual anti-Prayut protest site

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters SEVERAL MOTORCYCLE-RIDING male adolescents who had planned to renew an apparently unorganised protest against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha were unexpectedly rounded up today (Sept. 7) by police at an usual protest site on a busy Bangkok street. The pickup truck-riding policemen scrambled to arrest these motorcyclists known as members of

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