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Education Minister Teerakiat takes leave following his controversial remarks in London

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Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin opted out of the cabinet meeting today (Feb 13) following his return from a visit to England this morning.

Instead, he went straight to the Education Ministry and refused to talk to the media anxious to ask him about the controversial remarks about Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon’s “borrowed” expensive wristwatches he made to Thai students and Thai businessmen at a party held the Thai embassy in London last Friday night (Feb 9) and his subsequent interview with the BBC Thai.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS

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