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Lone gunman dead after shooting 4 people at Heidelberg University

By BBC and Sky News A LONE gunman is dead after injuring four people inside a lecture hall at Heidelberg University, German police have said. They said the gunman was in possession of a “long gun”, and that a large operation including emergency services was under way at the university’s campus in Neuenheimer Feld. Some

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Local news

23 university student organisations reject Constitutional Court’s ruling

By Thai Newsroom Reporters TWENTY-THREE UNIVERSITY student organisations today (Nov. 11) issued a joint statement to repudiate the Constitutional Court’s ruling delivered yesterday that calls for monarchical reform were designed to “undermine democratic rule with the Monarch as head of state.” On behalf of the 23 university student organisations, the Student Council of Chulalongkorn University

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Local news

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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Local news

Thammasat University medical student infected with Covid-19

AN urgent announcement was issued by Thammasat University’s Facebook page Thammasat Today this morning (Feb. 16) that it has been confirmed a medical student at the Rangsit campus has got infected with coronavirus, Sanook.com reported. The initial announcement said, “Urgent! A medical student at TU’s Rangsit campus has caught Covid-19. Confirmation will be made through

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Coronavirus

175 new Covid cases but university temporarily shut down

ALTHOUGH the daily coronavirus count remained low at 175 this morning (Feb. 12) Chulalongkorn University announced the closure of its campus in Bangkok till the end of this month after 20 cases were found within the large complex, Sanook.com reported. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said the addition of today’s cases took the

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Coronavirus

Thammasat: Reports of students infected with Covid-19 fake news 

THAMMASAT University today (Oct. 1) categorically denied any of its students have been infected by Covid-19 as claimed by widely circulated news reports with the administrators branding them as fake news, Siam Rath newspaper reported. The false reports are based on a fake document dated September 22, 2020 which the university administration debunked and stated

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Local news

Demonstration starts at Thammasat University Tha Prachan campus

LEADERS of the demonstrators, who call themselves Thammasat Alliance and their rally “September 19 Reclaiming People’s Power”, were to start giving speeches from 2 p.m. onwards at Thammasat University Tha Prachan campus’ football field, Thai Rath newspaper reported today (Sept. 19, 2020). The demonstrators had pushed their way into campus through the gate after cutting

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Local news

Police move to arrest six Thammasat University students

PATHUM THANI provincial police have collected evidence to present to Thanyaburi Provincial Court to consider issuing arrest warrants against six students leaders of the August 10 rally at Thammasat University Rangsit campus on four charges, Naewna newspaper and INN News said this evening (August 18, 2020). The six student leaders are Ms. Panusaya Sitthichirawattanakul, or

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Thammasat student leader says she is safe for now

THE LEADER of student demonstrators who had raised a 10-point manifesto on reforming the monarchy during Monday’s rally  at Thammasat University Rangsit campus said today (August 13) that she is safe and thanked her friends and supporters for helping monitor the situation, Naewna newspaper reported. Ms. Panusaya Sitthichirawattanakul, or Rung, the leader of the “Thammasat

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