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Thai lawmakers start debate on amnesty bill

Thai lawmakers start debate on amnesty bill

Aug 07, Bangkok — The government-sponsored bill proposes a blanket amnesty to all those charged with crimes related to Thailand’s various upheavals since Sept. 19, 2006, the day a military coup ousted then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra while he was on an overseas trip. Thai lawmakers on Wednesday began debating a highly contentious bill to […]

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Taiwan recalls its Philippines envoy to express “strong dissatisfaction” over fisherman’s death

Taiwan recalls its Philippines envoy to express “strong dissatisfaction” over fisherman’s death

May 15, AP – Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou (pictured above) on Wednesday froze the hiring of workers from the Philippines and recalled Taipei’s envoy to Manila. Taiwan has recalled its envoy to the Philippines and stopped issuing work visas to Filipinos to express “strong dissatisfaction” over the government in Manila’s handling of the death of […]

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