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Charter ruling set to stoke fires

ANALYSIS: Experts say 3 of the 4 possible court rulings on the amendment draft will only add to existing political tensions

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The already-fragile political situation will come under more strain on Wednesday when the Constitution Court rules on the constitutionality of the charter amendment draft on the composition of the Senate. 

Anti-government protesters carry giant krathong floating baskets with pictures of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his family members around the rally venue at Ratchadamnoen Klang Avenue. Many people believe they can get rid off bad things from their lives by floating them in krathong on Loy Krathong Day, which fell yesterday. PATIPAT JANTHONG

The draft to change the composition of the Senate won support from 310 MPs and is now pending delivery to His Majesty the King for approval.

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