Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha is still the most popular choice for the post of prime minister in the next general election, followed by Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan of the Pheu Thai Party -- but Pheu Thai is the No. The poll, the 6th to rank people's choices for prime minister, was carried out between Jan on 2, people aged 18 and over of various levels of education and occupations across the country. According to the survey, Gen Prayut came first with
The court ruling raised fresh questions about the fairness of the upcoming general election on 24 March — the first since the military took over the country in a coup five years ago. But her brother King Maha Vajiralongkorn issued a royal order calling the nomination highly inappropriate and unconstitutional the same day it was announced. As legal justification for the nomination, the party pointed out that Princess Ubolratana held no formal royal titles because they were rescinded when she married an American in
Thailand has proved to be more politically polarised than ever after the first election in eight years ended in a neck and neck race between the pro-military party and the opposition pro-democracy party. Going to the polls for the first time since the military took power in a coup inThais were given the choice between pro-regime parties, who supported the continuation of junta rule through the ballot box, and pro-democracy parties that were fundamentally opposed to the military and wanted to radically change the direction of the country. Yet, by Sunday night, the results were so close that the election commission cancelled the expected official announcement of the outcome until the morning.
Itthipol Khunpleum grabs the mic, bounds onto the stage and flashes a winning smile as he works the crowd gathered for a final rally: "Chonburi But he need not have bothered. The feared and revered Khunpleums have run eastern Chonburi province for decades and -- like the other 'godfathers' who preside over swathes of Thailand -- carry voter loyalty wherever they go. This time the Khunpleums have thrown their lot in with Phalang Pracharat, the party of the Thai junta which is scheming a return as a civilian government after Sunday's general election.
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A BRIT businessman's birthday bender went horribly after armed cops and soldiers burst into his hotel room to find heroin, Viagra and a bong. Horse farm owner Damon Wait, 42, booked a room at the resort in Pattaya, Thailand, for a sex and drugs fuelled blow-out for his birthday weekend. He allegedly stashed his room with heroin, steroids and sex drugs for the party, which kicked off early on Saturday.
Seven million-strong community presses for equal rights. Some may question the wisdom of running on a single-issue platform, particularly one so sensitive. Since the s, Thailand has built a reputation as an LGBT-friendly tourist destination that is based on far more than the vibrant nightlife of Bangkok and other big cities.
The dissolution of the party comes less than three weeks before the 24 March election. The decision is a blow to supporters of pro-democracy parties, and those loyal to exiled former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, who were hoping that Thai Raksa Chart would help prevent a pro-military coalition taking control of the parliament. In an electoral first for Thailandthe military has formed a political party to run in the election with the intention of holding on to power even after the return of democracy. The constitution stipulates that no member of the Thai royal family can hold political office, but Ubolratana renounced her titles in when she married an American, meaning that she legally holds no more privileges than an ordinary citizen.