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Kasem: Thailand 'mired in darkness'

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Thailand has been mired in "a decade of darkness" resulting from the politics of populism and graft, Privy Councillor Kasem Watthanachai told a seminar yesterday. 

Mr Kasem said the crisis Thailand has been facing over the past decade is unprecedented.

He described it as a decade of darkness resulting from politics revolving around populist policies which have led people to crave and become addicted to materialism and consumerism.

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