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Dems persist with charter bill filibuster

Somsak fails in bid to muzzle House debate

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  • Writer: Mongkol Bangprapa, Penchan Charoensuthipan & Manop Thip-osod
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The opposition has persisted with its filibustering tactics during the charter amendment debate, with Friday's House session again failing to cover more than a single section of the bill. 

The joint sitting of parliament spent the entire day debating Section 4 of the 13-section charter amendment bill.

Democrat Party members and some groups of senators have actively sought to delay proceedings by reserving their right to debate each section of the bill.

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