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Thai ministry holds daily MERS surveillance meeting

Daily meetings of the Ministry of Public Health continue to monitor the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) situation, while the Department of Health Service Support (HSS) has urged private hospitals and clinics to follow common practices in coping with the MERS case.
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Thai “red-shirt” leader hunted for lese-majeste

Thailand's Criminal Court on April 11 approved an arrest warrant against Wuthipong Kochathamkhun, a leader of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), or “red shirts”, for an alleged lese-majeste offense.
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Thai media seeks safety measures ahead of Occupy Bangkok rallies

The Thai Journalist Association (TJA) on January 10 called on the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (CAPO) and representatives from the anti-government People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) to ensure media safety and access to information in covering the Occupy Bangkok rallies on January 13.
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Thai gov’t may dissolve House of Representatives

PM Abhisit Vejjajiva and leaders of junior coalition parties on April 11 attended a meeting, during which he may seek the approval of coalition leaders for dissolution of the House of Representatives if the situation warrants it.