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After the calm, the storm

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The long Songkran holiday provided a much-needed respite from politics for most of us, but the reality is about to return with a vengeance. 

The ruling Pheu Thai Party, buoyed by recent successes in the parliament with important bills such as charter amendment legislation and the two trillion baht infrastructure development loan bill, appears determined to ram contentious amnesty legislation through the House at a special sitting this month.

A new round of political confrontation is predicted as political forces in our deeply entrenched political divide will again face off, a certainty which will drive the normally hot April temperatures a few degrees higher.

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