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New Year’s festival not being cancelled over new Covid strain

  THE PUBLIC Health Ministry today (Nov. 26) issued an alert for the public not to believe fake news spreading on social media that the government is going to cancel New Year’s festival because the new Covid-19 strain Deltacron XBC is now spreading here, TV Channel 7 said. The Disease Control Department said this information

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Anti-Prayut protesters mourn the country’s future 

  FOUR ACTIVIST groups joined together in holding a demonstration at the Victory Monument this afternoon (Oct. 1) to demand that the Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha quit with participants dressed in black to mourn the country’s future, Matichon newspaper said this evening. This protest was mounted after the Constitutional Court ruled that Gen. Prayut’s eight-year

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Crisis of confidence in Constitutional Court looms: Academic

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE IN the Constitutional Court’s performances might probably be brewing among all sectors of society following today’s (Sept. 30) court ruling in support of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s prolonged rule, according to a noted academic. Chulalongkorn University’s law lecturer Pornsan Liangboonlertchai remarked that the contentious court ruling

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Prayut returns to power with Constitutional Court support

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha was today (Sept. 30) judged by the Constitutional Court to have not as yet completed his eight-year tenure, thus being legally allowed to come back as head of government again after a five-week suspension. The Constitutional Court voted 6:3 to endorse Prayut’s comeback to power and

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Prawit dismisses fears of pro-Prayut vs anti-Prayut protesters clashing

By Thai Newsroom Reporters CARETAKER PRIME MINISTER Prawit Wongsuwan today (Sept. 29) dismissed fears that one group of street demonstrators might possibly clash head-on with another over a court-suspended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha outside Government House or elsewhere tomorrow. The caretaker premier who concurrently heads the ruling Palang Pracharath Party referred to the group of

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Minister warns activists not to move on Prayut verdict day

  WITH THE Constitutional Court due to give its verdict on suspended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight years in power maximumly provided by law next Friday September 30, Minister of Digital Economy and Society Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn today (Sept. 30) urged activists to not make any moves on that day, Matichon newspaper said. The charter’s clauses

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