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Thais Send Security Concerns Down the River

As Thailand takes in the annual Loy Krathong festival, many ponder the country’s future and security. In northern Thailand, the annual tradition of constructing floating baskets to carry away the year’s bad spirits highlights the Loy Krathong festival. In a nation now run by the military, which overthrew civilian leadership last year, many in the country-side yearn for policies of the past government that favored farmers. But villagers like 75-year-old Takham Daungkaew, also have...

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