Protesters block state offices in Bangkok, South, seal off the Government Savings Bank

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BANGKOK, Jan 20 – The anti-government protesters from the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) today sealed off the Government Savings Bank (GSB), while their supporters in several southern provinces rallied to block the work of state officials in parallel with the movement in the capital to pressure the caretaker government to resign.

The protesters rallied at the GSB headquarters to protect depositors interest as the protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban claimed that the bank is the government’s next target for financial resources after the government, which has lost Bt400 billion from the rice pledging scheme, forced the Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperative to finance payment to farmers but the bank refused.

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