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4 protests around Govt House

The Government House is surrounded by 4 groups of protesters on Tuesday, leading to the closure of roads around the premise and congestion in nearby areas.

27 Jan 13
The Nation

Rural doctors gathered to press for the dismissal of the public health minister, following his plan to reform the pay system.

Health groups also asked for the government’s explanation on the recruitment of health officials.

Members of the Government Pension Fund also pressured for an amendment in pension calculation method.

Bangkok Mass Transit Authority’s labour union is rushing the government for the purchase of the remaining 3,183 NGV buses, to help end the agency’s huge losses.

The Government House is under tight security. The atmosphere is reportedly chaotic, with loud noise from a number of speakers.