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PM could face legal action over quelling anti-Apec protesters: Academic

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters LEGAL ACTION MAY BE taken against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha who was held accountable for yesterday’s use of force by policemen against anti-Apec demonstrators, according to a noted academic. Thammasat University law lecturer Prinya Thaewanarumitkul today (Nov.19) posted on his Facebook page to say legal action may be taken against

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Chadchart regrets Apec protesters got injured, trying to help detainees

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt said during a live broadcast on Facebook while jogging this morning (Nov. 19) that he regrets protesters got injured in a clash with police while marching from the City Hall square (Larn Khon Mueang) to Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre(QSNCC) yesterday and that he is coordinating to help those detained,

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Move Forward MP slams Prayut govt for using force against anti-Apec protesters

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MOVE FORWARD PARTY spokesman Rangsiman Rome today (Nov.18) condemned the government headed by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for evidently perpetrating a “shameful” act in the eyes of the world community by using force to quell anti-Apec demonstrators. The Move Forward MP-cum-spokesman posted on his Facebook page to condemn today’s event

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Apec summit marred by suspected North Korea ICBM test, protest

  By Reuters and published by BusinessWorld.com ASIA-PACIFIC leaders gathered in Bangkok today (Nov. 18) for a summit to focus on economic woes but their schedule was disrupted by a suspected North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile test while police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters.  US Vice President Kamala Harris convened a meeting of leaders

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Protesters back off from marching to QSNCC to submit letter to foreign leaders

  A BIG CROWD of demonstrators with some of them wearing dinosaur costumes gave up on an attempt to march to Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) to submit a letter to foreign leaders attending the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit this afternoon (Nov. 17), Matichon newspaper said.  The protesters, who had gathered at

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Protesters stopped from marching to QSNCC 

  PROTESTERS from various activist groups were stopped from marching to Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) from Asoke Montri intersection around noon today (Nov. 17), Matichon newspaper said. The demonstrators, some of whom were carrying protest placards, were from We Volunteer (WeVo), Democratic Restoration Group (DRG), Supporter Thailand (SPT), Workers Union, People’s Constitution Campaign

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Tuk-tuk procession goes across the city to protest against Apec, Prayut

THALU FAH activist group launched a tuk-tuk procession at 4 p.m. today (Nov. 15) to go across Bangkok in protest against the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit starting tomorrow and ending on Saturday Oct. 19 and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, Matichon newspaper said.   Around 20 tuk-tuks joined the procession that began at the Democracy

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Three groups ask to rally at City Hall square during Apec: Chadchart

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt said this afternoon (Nov. 14) that three groups had applied to use the City Hall square (Larn Khon Mueang) during the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit taking place from Wednesday Oct. 16 till Saturday Oct. 19, Naewna newspaper said. Speaking after a meeting on preparation for this summit with

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Stop Apec activists determined to set up parallel stage during summit

  PEOPLE’S network activists who have grouped under umbrella “People Stop Apec 2022” movement insist that they will set up a parallel stage to air their views during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit taking place next week from Wednesday Nov. 16 to  Saturday Nov. 19, Matichon newspaper said this afternoon (Nov. 13). Ms. Pasarawalee

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