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Private sector doubts 'boycott' measure will succeed

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The private sector believe the anti-government protesters’ call for a nationwide strike and boycott of products and services with links to the Shinawatra clan would fail to put pressure on the government. 

Paiboon Polsuwanna, chairman of the Thailand National Shippers' Council (TNSC) warned the Democrats’ attempt to wage a campaign of anti-government civil disobedience amid the economic slowdown could cause more harm than good. 

Ex-Democrat MP Suthep Thaugsuban, who is leading an anti-Thaksin, anti-government protest at Democracy Monument, on Friday announced four new protest measures. 

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