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  1. PM drops the ball again as "unfaithful" Thailand demands better The week in Thailand was dominated by the PM’s Monday announcement that the country would be reopening at last come November 1st. Once again the hapless PM seemed to have jumped the gun in an effort to boost his own political traction as the bearer of good news. Full story: https://aseannow.com/topic/1235746-pm-drops-the-ball-again-as-unfaithful-thailand-demands-better/
  2. The week in Thailand was dominated by the PM’s Monday announcement that the country would be reopening at last come November 1st. Once again the hapless PM seemed to have jumped the gun in an effort to boost his own political traction as the bearer of good news. And once again it backfired as the very people he is trying to woo - foreign tourists - expressed more confusion than ever in online forums with the oft heard refrain “I’ll just wait till there’s more clarity” far more prevalent than “Yippee, get me on a plane to Thailand”. On the face of it, Prayut's final grud
  3. The question of the precise extent of the rights of a householder to protect themselves from an intruder in their home was the talk online in Thailand this week and ASEAN NOW was no exception. The chatter followed the death of a Thai man last weekend at the hands of a 63 year old Swiss pensioner and former architect in Udon Thani. According to press reports the Thai, aged 53, had a gun but was disarmed. A fight resulted in his death after suffering head injuries in a rear kitchen. The police said they would be fair but indicated that the foreigner would face charges. L
  4. FILE PHOTO: Jane Fonda gives the Best Motion Picture Oscar statue to Kwak Sin Ae and Bong Joon Ho at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. Richard Harbaugh/A.M.P.A.S./Handout via REUTERS LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Oscars ceremony in April will be an intimate, in-person gathering, held without Zoom and limited to nominees, presenters and their guests, the producers said on Thursday. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the show to hand out the highest honors in the movie industry will be held both at the Union Station in Downtown Los Angel
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