The uncertainty over the election date prompted small demonstrations in Bangkok this month. Photo: EPA

Thailand sets March 24 as date of first election since Shinawatra coup

  • Long-delayed poll will be held on March 24, says Election Commission
  • Ruling military junta asks Thais to maintain ‘orderliness, civility, and unity’
  • Election was recently set back to avoid clashing with coronation ceremony for King Vajiralongkorn
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The uncertainty over the election date prompted small demonstrations in Bangkok this month. Photo: EPA
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