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Thai Interim Parliament Cranks Out Laws, Stirs Concern

It usually meets just twice a week, and many of its 220 members have little or no experience of making laws. But that hasn't slowed down Thailand's interim parliament, which was installed by the military junta that seized power last May. In five months, with minimal public consultation, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has passed 61 laws governing everything from debt collection to surrogate parenting to the use of unmanned drones. Almost 100 more laws are up for...

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