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Array of events, announcements, press conferences postponed

Several companies and organisations have cancelled press conferences and events because of the worsening political chaos in Thailand.

Yesterday, the Stock Exchange of Thailand cancelled the Opportunity Day presentations of Tirathai and PAE (Thailand). CIMB Thai Bank cancelled its media briefing to promote a new deposit campaign ahead of Father's Day.

For today, LME along with Harrods postponed a media conference on the launch of the first Harrods Tea Room in Thailand. Central Pattana postponed a press conference on the "AIS 3G Bangkok Countdown 2014@CentralWorld". Kantana Group cancelled a press briefing on becoming a content provider. Lenovo (Thailand) cancelled the launch of a new tablet computer.

Among other cancellations today, TrueVisions postponed a media briefing on broadcasting five sports in 2014. King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital along with Mahidol University postponed a media briefing on a new study of an HPV vaccine that helps lower the risk of cervical cancer.

For tomorrow, Seagate Technology (Thailand) cancelled a media conference on its 30 years of business operations in Thailand. Kodak Alaris cancelled a press conference on its business plan and the launch of a new product.

Leading French art and design partnership M/M postponed its debut exhibition in Thailand, which had been scheduled to open last Friday at Siam Centre. It now plans to come to Bangkok to set up the commissioned installation at Siam Centre by the end of January.

British business, design and culture magazine Monocle postponed the debut of its Bangkok pop-up shop from yesterday to next month.

Centara Watergate Pavilion Hotel Bangkok cancelled a party planned for today to open its new Chilli Hip and Walk Bar.

South Korean hip-hop duo Leesang have cancelled their Thailand debut concert scheduled for next Saturday at BCC Hall, Central Ladphrao.

The Energy Ministry postponed a press conference scheduled for today to launch a contest for 108 energy-saving ideas.

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