From left: Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya (L), Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Princess Chulabhorn Walailak in 2016. Photo: EPA From left: Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya (L), Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Princess Chulabhorn Walailak in 2016. Photo: EPA
From left: Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya (L), Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Princess Chulabhorn Walailak in 2016. Photo: EPA

Thailand’s Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya seeking election as prime minister, turning campaign on its head

  • No Thai royal has ever run for political office at the highest level
  • She will run as the candidate for a party aligned with the exiled Shinawatras

Topic |   Thailand
From left: Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya (L), Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Princess Chulabhorn Walailak in 2016. Photo: EPA From left: Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya (L), Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Princess Chulabhorn Walailak in 2016. Photo: EPA
From left: Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya (L), Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Princess Chulabhorn Walailak in 2016. Photo: EPA
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