Reason to smile: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: ReutersReason to smile: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Reason to smile: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Dr Pithaya Pookaman
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Dr Pithaya Pookaman

Reality bites in Thailand as ‘political cobras’ return Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha

  • Prayuth Chan-ocha beat his pro-democracy rival 500 votes to just 244, with help from a hand-picked Senate and a coalition of allied politicians who traded campaign promises for cosy cabinet positions

Reason to smile: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: ReutersReason to smile: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Reason to smile: Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
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