Few had expected King Vajiralongkorn to come out so openly against his older sibling, Princess Ubolratana. Photo: EPA

Forget the junta: does King Vajiralongkorn hold all the cards in Thai politics?

  • The monarch’s veto of his sister’s bid to become prime minister is a sign of who holds the cards in Thai politics
  • But it is unclear whether he is using them to influence the ruling junta – or stacking his deck against them
Topic |   Thailand

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Few had expected King Vajiralongkorn to come out so openly against his older sibling, Princess Ubolratana. Photo: EPA
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