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Plague and protest put Thailand on edge of panic

BANGKOK – Thailand’s 68-year-old king and his loyal prime minister survived a dangerous 2020, relentlessly exposed to youth-led street protests demanding democracy and limits to the monarch’s wealth and power. “Maha” or “Great” King Vajiralongkorn and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha now face a harsh January, with a Covid-19 resurgence and promised new rounds of street […]