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Curfew meet off to bad start

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  • Writer: Thanarak Khoonton & Abdulloh Benjakat
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The deputy prime minister has received the thumbs down for his curfew idea after a development agency and Yala's leaders said they would rather residents looked after their own affairs. 

The Southern Border Provinces Administration Centre (SBPAC) and Yala's local leaders Thursday came out against the government's plan to impose a curfew to curb insurgent violence in the deep South. SBPAC secretary-general Thawee Sodsong met Yala's local leaders Thursday to gauge their opinions about the proposed curfew.

The curfew was proposed by Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung last week.

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