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Petition seeks to oust energy minister

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Activists are seeking signatures for a petition demanding the removal of Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal and four subordinates over the cabinet's decision to lift subsidies on the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for household use. 

Protesters gather in front of the PTT and Board of Investment offices on Vibhavadi road early on Monday, Sept 9, 2013, demanding the removal of the energy minister over the staggered increase in the price of cooking gas caused by the lifting of the subsidy. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha

Registration tents were put up by civic networks - including the Confederation of Consumer Organisations and the Foundation of Consumers - in the vicinity of the headquarters of PTT Plc (PTT) on Vibhavadi road on Monday morning.

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