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VIOLENCE AND EXPLOSIONS IN THAILAND AS PROTESTORS CLASH BEFORE ELECTIONS TOMORROW

Violence erupted in Bangkok on Saturday, the eve of tense Thai elections, with explosions and heavy gunfire breaking out in clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters, according to an AFP journalist. Bystanders, security personnel and journalists raced to take cover in a north Bangkok shopping mall after a man pulled an assault rifle from a bag and began spraying bullets during a stand-off between government supporters and scores of opposition demonstrators, an AFP reporter at the scene said.

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REFORM IS LESS RISKY THAN REVOLUTION BUT HOW LONG CAN WE WAIT?

People ask why we don’t have a revolution in Singapore or at least some kind of reform like what we had in the past. Middle incomes are sinking, the ranks of the poor are swelling, almost all the economic gains are going to the top, and big money is corrupting our democracy. So why isn’t there more of a ruckus?

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