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Controversy swirls around Gen Prawit’s water bowl gift

  AFTER Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan came under attack for distributing thousands of plastic water bowls to people with his name as Palang Pracharath Party leader and Songkran greeting printed on it, Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul quickly jumped to his defence, Sanook.com said today (August 6). Anutin, who is

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Police admit firing ‘diluted’ tear gas at protesters on Oct. 16

TWO police officers who today (Nov. 9) who testified to the Senate Human Rights, Freedom and Consumer Protection Committee admitted that diluted tear gas was used to break up the demonstration at Pathumwan intersection on October 16, Sanook.com and Prachachart.net reported. Senator Somchai Sawangkarn presided over this committee’s meeting to follow up on the issues

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