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Laundering, terror bills pass first Senate hurdle

Khamnoon says steps breach public's rights

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  • Writer: Mongkol Bangprapa & Nareerat Wiriyapong
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The Senate yesterday passed in the first reading two bills aimed at combating money laundering and terrorism amid reservations from senators and a cautious welcome from the business sector. 

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The Anti-money Laundering Bill passed with 117 votes and the Bill on the Prevention and Suppression of Financial Support for Terrorism with 118 votes.

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