Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has called an election for February 24, but the coronation of the king may delay it for a few months. Photo: EPA

With a new king, will 2019 herald a new political normal for Thailand?

  • Since 2005 Thailand has been stuck in a damaging election-protest-coup-re-election cycle, but the coronation of a new monarch could lead to a new kind of politics away from the red vs yellow confrontation of the past
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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has called an election for February 24, but the coronation of the king may delay it for a few months. Photo: EPA
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