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US concerned at ongoing political conflicts

The United States does not wish to see a military coup d’etat end the political crisis in Thailand but remains concerned that political tensions are posing challenges to the democratic institutions and processes in the kingdom, US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said on Monday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Shell Surveys Show Asia is Concerned about Future Energy Needs

Addressing energy-water-food challenges, Shell gathers Asia’s leading minds in a Powering Progress Together dialogue Thailand, the Philippines and India top a list of nine Asian countries that say they are very concerned about future energy needs, amid increasing pressure for more energy, water and food to keep up with increased population growth. The results emerged […]

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ICRC concerned over use of Red Cross emblem

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has expressed concerns over the use of the Red Cross emblem by doctors, nurses and pharmacists who joined the anti-government People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) march on Monday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Embassies, diplomats concerned about city shutdown

Foreign embassies, and particularly those located near potential rally sites, yesterday expressed concern ahead of the mass rally and so-called Bangkok shutdown on Monday, the Foreign Ministry’s permanent secretary Sihasak Phuangketkaew said. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Embassies, diplomats concerned at Bangkok shutdown

Foreign embassies, and particularly those located near rally sites, on Wednesday expressed concern at the political situation ahead of the mass rally and Bangkok shutdown on January 13, Foreign Ministry’s permanent secretary Sihasak Phuangketkaew said. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Kiatisak concerned about cooler weather in Nay Pyi Taw

Thailand welcome back three first-choice players, including Buriram United left back Theerathon Bunmathan from suspension, for the semi-final clash with Singapore tomorrow in the men’s soccer competition of the 27th SEA Games in Myanmar. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Sports

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German minister concerned with Bangkok situation

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle expressed his concern on the current situation in Bangkok. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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UN chief concerned about rising political tensions in Thailand

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is concerned about “rising political tensions” in the Thai capital. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Locals at border towns very concerned

Many worry about clashes erupting no matter which direction the verdict goes Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Former parliament president and renowned lawyer Ukrit Mongkolnavin has warned that an amnesty bill proposed by Pheu Thai Samut Prakan MP Worachai Hema is at risk of being ruled unconstitutional, as it might discriminate against certain people involved in political violence since the 2006 military coup, a party source said yesterday.

Foreign Investors Concerned over Thailand’s Political Tension

Former parliament president and renowned lawyer Ukrit Mongkolnavin has warned that an amnesty bill proposed by Pheu Thai Samut Prakan MP Worachai Hema is at risk of being ruled unconstitutional, as it might discriminate against certain people involved in political violence since the 2006 military coup, a party source said yesterday.   BANGKOK – The […]

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President of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), Jacob Mathew, (R), alongside delegates from local newspapers, addresses the 65th World Newspaper Congress in Bangkok

World Association of Newspapers is “Deeply Concerned” by the Misuse of Lese Majeste Rules

  President of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), Jacob Mathew, (R), alongside delegates from local newspapers, addresses the 65th World Newspaper Congress in Bangkok   BANGKOK – The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers is “deeply concerned” by the misuse of the lese majeste rules, its president Jacob Mathew said […]

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Thai Constitution Court President concerned about dictatorship of the majority, but what about tyranny of the minority?

The Bangkok Post has translated into English an interview that Constitution Court president Wasan Soipisudh said in an interview with Post Today. Some key excerpts: ‘I cannot see the future for the country unless it can develop much further than at present. Thai people mostly don’t understand their own duties, don’t respect other people’s opinions. Democracy […]

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Military concerned about an Arab Spring in Thailand

The Bangkok Post: The Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) are ramping up efforts to boost cyber security, with one expert describing the security situation in Thailand as a “crisis”. … Maj Gen Bunjerd Tientongdee, a deputy director of the MoD’s department of Defence Information and Space Technology, said […]

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Rights activists concerned about status of human rights under AEC

Despite so much excitement in the run-up to the inception of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, experts and activists on human rights and democracy are ambivalent about what AEC’s repercussions will be on human rights and democracy. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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ChiangRai’s Third Army Concerned about Boarder Talks with Myanmar

The 3rd Army Region Commander Lt. Gen. Wanthip Wongwai being interviewed by the press   Chiangrai Times – The Foreign Ministry recently visited the northern border in ChiangRai to check on a request from the business sector about opening up a couple of border passes linking Thailand with Myanmar’s Shan State. The argument is that […]

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