If you still don't know this, it's about time you did: We are losing the old Supreme Court building, a vintage structure that is part of our national heritage. It is being quietly demolished.
The demolition, by the order of court authorities, is to pave the way for a new, much larger structure. The plan has attracted criticism from conservationists and historians alike.
In their opinion, the courthouse, constructed in the era of the Pibulsonggram government in 1939 to celebrate the return of Thailand's judicial sovereignty, is worth preserving for its historical and architectural significance.
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