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Government counters Chalerm's 'ice cream gang' warning

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The government's PR team went into damage control mode, putting a 'spin' on Chalerm's warning that the "ice cream gang" is working to unseat the prime minister with a picture from an ice cream shop in Poland. 

Deputy Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan on Friday also denied the existence of any such subversive group  at Government House, as claimed by the unhappy new labour minister, Chalerm Yubamrung.

Mr Niwatthamrong, who also is the commerce minister, said he had no idea what Mr Chalerm was talking about in his comments to the media at the Labour Ministry on Thursday, the first day the demoted deputy prime minister reported for work wearing his new hat.

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