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UN rights agency concerned over lese majeste cases

THE UNITED Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has raised concerns over the tough prosecution and sentencing of student and political activists under the lese majeste law, calling for an amendment of article 112 of the Penal Code. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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Journalists concerned about junta’s move to clamp down

Order on Friday bans criticism of NCPO, plus stories on scholars, ex-officials, etc Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Journalists concerned about junta’s move to clamp down

THE THAI Journalists Association (TJA) expressed concern Saturday at the ruling junta’s order issued on Friday night barring all media from criticising its work. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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Businesses concerned about impact on economy

Both local and foreign businesses voiced concern yesterday about the military’s seizure of power from the caretaker government, saying this would further tarnish Thailand’s image. The Nation Ferdinand Gyula von der Luehe, former vice chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and the current director of the Swiss-Thai Chamber of Commerce, said yet another seizure […]

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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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