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End street protests, say bodies

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Business leaders have called for an end to anti-amnesty bill street demonstrations after the Senate decided to reject the bill on Monday, warning that lengthy protests in Bangkok will worsen the economy. 

Colourful whistles are among several products showing brisk sales around the demonstration area on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. Antigovernment protesters blow whistles as sign of resistance. THITI WANNAMONTHA

Isara Vongkusolkit, chairman of both the Board of Trade and the Thai Chamber of Commerce, wants all rallies to be called off to reduce confrontation amid escalating political tensions.

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