Thaksin Shinawatra with his daughter Pintongta Shinawatra and son-in-law Nattapong Kunakornwong on February 16. Photo: Instagram

In Hong Kong and Singapore, Thaksin Shinawatra prepares his party for elections in Thailand

The self-exiled former prime minister and kingmaker looks ready to lead his Pheu Thai back to power from abroad – but the ruling junta has other plans as it seeks to retain control of the country at the polls

Topic |   Thailand

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Thaksin Shinawatra with his daughter Pintongta Shinawatra and son-in-law Nattapong Kunakornwong on February 16. Photo: Instagram
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.