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Thailand’s protest movement is gaining momentum amid government action

In Bangkok, Thailand, tens of thousands took part in ongoing protests for democracy on Saturday after the government cracked down on people who called for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to step down on Friday. Protests against the prime minister began in March of this year after a popular party for democracy broke up, but this week they have expanded dramatically, …

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Exclusive: In the Weed – How Bayer the US government teamed up against Thailand’s glyphosate ban

From Patpicha Tanakasempipat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Chemicals company Bayer and the US government worked closely last year to campaign for Thailand to lift the ban on glyphosate, which was used in the company’s controversial weedkiller Roundup. This is shown by documents received from an environmental group and checked by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Bayer AG logo and flags are pictured …

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Thailand’s king reinstates his wife after falling from grace

Image rights Reuters Image description Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi was the first royal consort in Thailand for almost a century Thailand’s king has put his royal wife back in position almost a year after she fell from grace in a dramatic case. King Vajiralongkorn gave back the rank and title of Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi on Wednesday, the Royal Gazette said. Sineenat was stripped …

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