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Unfazed by Democrats, govt fears only rally

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Despite the no-confidence debate threat from the opposition and the Senate, the government remains unperturbed and confident that it will sail through the Nov 25-28 debate without difficulty. 

Such confidence stems from the very positive public image of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra who has successfully avoided all forms of political confrontation to stay above the political fray.

Different polls have also shown that the general public feel wary of the upcoming no-confidence debate which they see as an arena for politicians to engage in childish quarrels, thus producing no good for the country. The public feel this is why the prime minister sees little value in attending parliamentary sessions.

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