Hundreds in Bangkok Protest Court Ruling Allowing Thai PM to Stay in Office

BANGKOK — Anti-government demonstrators took to the streets in Thailand’s capital Saturday following a court ruling allowing Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha to stay in office.   Around 500 demonstrators gathered at Bangkok’s Victory Monument to protest the decision.   Background ruling   Prayut, 68, is a former Royal Thai Army officer who led a military […]

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Speech text in conjunction with the celebration of Malaysia Day 2022

Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh, Greetings Prosperity and Greetings to the Malaysian Family.   All praise and gratitude to Allah SWT, because with His blessing and grace, we can gather to celebrate the 59th anniversary of the founding of Malaysia, at the Declaration of Independence Memorial Square, Historic City Melaka tonight. Happy Malaysia Day!   First of […]

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Thailand Court Set to Rule on PM Prayuth’s Tenure on Sept. 30

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has set the date when it will rule on the status of suspended Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. The nation’s highest court announced Wednesday that it will deliver its ruling on September 30 on whether or not Prayuth can remain in office. The former military chief seized power in a 2014 coup that […]

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Conservative Muslims Protest Indonesian Fuel Price Hikes

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — Hundreds of conservative Muslims marched in Indonesia’s capital Monday demanding that the government revoke its decision to raise fuel prices, saying it hurts people already reeling from the economic impact of the pandemic. Authorities blocked streets leading to the Presidential Palace as the demonstrators, many wearing white Islamic robes, filled a major […]

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