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2008-09-02 09:15:00

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 2 September CENSORSHIP 400 websites shut down The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Ministry has detected more than 1,200 websites that violated the Computer Crime Act -of which 344 had content deemed insulting to the monarchy. The ministry said that between March and August this year, it detected more than 1,200 sites disturbing the peaceful social order and morality of the people, and/or which were...

2006-05-08 00:55:33

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that the inconclusive April 2 general election was unconstitutional and a new poll should be held, one of the 14 judges told reporters after a meeting of the court. "The Constitutional Court voted 8 to 6 that the elections were unconstitutional and voted 9 to 5 to hold a new election," Judge Ura Wangomklang told reporters. A court spokesman was due to address a news conference later.


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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