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Thaksin: Referendum before charter rewrite

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The government should first hold a referendum to gauge people's opinions on amendments to the constitution, before going ahead with the changes, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra said on Tuesday in a speech to the Asia Society in Hong Kong. 

Thaksin Shinawatra (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard)

"The government is ready to accept the result of the referendum, and whether there will be enough votes is not a worrying issue," Thaksin said.

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