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PM frets over vote turnout

Chalerm's referendum opposition dismissed

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  • Writer: Patsara Jikkham, Aekarach Sattaburuth & Mongkol Bangprapa
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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has voiced her concern that the voter turnout for a referendum on charter amendment risks failing to reach the required total. 

Group photo taken Thursday at the Asean-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi. From left: Philippines Vice-President Jejomar Binay, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Laos Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Myanmar President Thein Sein.

However, she said that a conclusion must be reached on the charter rewrite regardless of the turnout.

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