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Prawit to demonstrators: Don’t rally tomorrow as Covid is still spreading swiftly

  DEPUTY Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan today (June 23) urged demonstrators to not rally tomorrow to mark the 89th anniversary of the June 24, 1932 revolution by the Khana Ratsadon that transformed Thailand from an absolute to a constitutional monarchy because many people have been infected with coronavirus, Sanook.com said. However he said if they

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Coronavirus

Samsen canal community stages protest to get Covid tests

  RESIDENTS of the community residing along Samsen canal today (May 13) staged a demonstration to pressure the government to undertake proactive tests in their neighbourhood as over 40 residents are now infected, Amarin TV said. Mr. Somnuk Thapnoi, former chairman of the Samsen canal community, along with other residents said after coronavirus cases started

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Penguin ‘is still at Corrections Hospital’

THE Corrections Department confirmed today (May 8) that detained hunger-striking protest leader Mr. Prit Chivarak, or Penguin, is still undergoing medical treatment at the Corrections Hospital with this coming after his mother Mrs. Sureerat Chewarak said she could not contact him, Sanook.com said. Mr. Thawatchai Chaiwat, the department’s deputy chief and its spokesman, said Penguin,

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