Prayut tells everyone to calm down over Thai-Cambodian Muay Thai drama

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is telling everyone to calm down regarding the row that was sparked last week between Thailand and Cambodia over the origin of Muay Thai.

Cambodia, the host country of the 2023 SEA Games, changed the name of the kickboxing competition from Muay Thai to Kun Khmer and stated that the origin of Muay Thai is Cambodian. As a result, Thailand withdrew from the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games).

Now, Thailand’s PM is telling everyone to calm down. During an event with the Ministry of Culture promoting Muay Thai Day, which falls on February 6, PM Prayut said.

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