Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya, elder sister of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, has been barred from entering politics. Photo: EPA

Thailand’s election commission quashes Princess Ubolratana’s prime ministerial bid

  • Royally appointed body formally blocks the princess’ bid to enter politics, aligned with the Shinawatra clan
  • Reaction to the veto has been mixed, with some saying it bodes ill for the March 24 election’s hopes of returning democracy to junta-led Thailand
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Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya, elder sister of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, has been barred from entering politics. Photo: EPA
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