Anti-govt protester Chitpas Bhirombhakdi to drop family name: Singha beer

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BANGKOK, Dec 24 – The family feud of Thailand’s Boonrawd Brewery dynasty, the famous manufacturer of Singha beer, ended bitterly with Chitpas Bhirombhakdi, an active anti-government protester, relinquishing her family name to pursue her political career.

Ms Chitpas, a Democrat Party member and staunch critic of the government, will adopt “Kridakorn” – her mother’s family name.

Ms Chitpas’ father, Chutinant Bhirombhakdi, released an open letter to the media yesterday, expressing regrets over his daughter’s inappropriate statement in an interview to foreign media, saying “rural people lack knowledge and understanding about democracy.”

Read more: MCOT


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