Leaders of the pro-junta political party, Palang Pracharath, greet supporters in Bangkok. Photo: EPA

Thai Election Commission says junta-aligned Palang Pracharath Party won popular vote

  • The commission announced earlier that the main anti-junta party, Pheu Thai, had won the most constituency seats in the March 24 vote
  • Both parties have said the results mean they have a mandate to form the next government
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Leaders of the pro-junta political party, Palang Pracharath, greet supporters in Bangkok. Photo: EPA
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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters

Thailand’s election was ‘heavily tilted’ towards pro-junta Palang Pracharat party, Asian election monitor says

  • The party backing junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has said it is gathering coalition partners to form a government
  • The main opposition Pheu Thai party, loyal to ousted former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, has alleged ‘irregularities’
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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
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