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Prisoners to start cleaning Bangkok’s sewers again from next month

THE BANGKOK Metropolitan Administration (BMA) reached an agreement with the Corrections Department today (June 7) to resume hiring prisoners to clean the capital’s sewers from July 1 onwards in an effort to prevent flooding during the rainy season, Naewna newspaper said. Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt chaired a meeting with the department’s team led by their

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Jailed protest leader’s birthday celebrated outside prison

  THE Thalufah activist group held a birthday celebration for jailed protest leader Mr. Panupong Chadnok, or Mike Rayong, and also celebrated Christmas for three other jailed protest leaders outside Bangkok Remand Prison today (Dec. 26), Matichon newspaper said. At around 5 p.m. members of this activist group tied a large cloth banner with the

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