Charoongwit Poomma, secretary general of the election commission. Photo: AP

Thailand election: Confusion over party-list seat allocation sparks controversy

  • Thailand is waiting for the election commission to unveil the allocation of party-list seats after its March 24 election
  • Concerns are rising over the use of a new formula to determine how many seats contesting parties can obtain
Topic |   Thai elections

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Charoongwit Poomma, secretary general of the election commission. Photo: AP
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Thailand’s Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit thanking people for their support from the top of a vehicle in Bangkok on April 3, 2019. Photo: AP

Thailand’s Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit fears military trial over sedition

  • Supporters chanted ‘Keep fighting, Thanathorn’ outside the police station in Bangkok where he answered accusations of sedition and assisting criminals
Topic |   Asia elections

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Thailand’s Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit thanking people for their support from the top of a vehicle in Bangkok on April 3, 2019. Photo: AP
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