Candidates for the pro-military Palang Pracharat Party in front of a picture of current Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha during a rally. Photo: AFP

Thai election: parties jostle for votes by selling economic promises – and snubbing the junta

  • Campaigning is in high gear ahead of the March 24 polls but there’s no reaction to the dissolution of Thai Raksa Chart, which picked a princess as its PM candidate
  • Instead, there is a fierce debate about how the military should stay out of politics after the country votes
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Candidates for the pro-military Palang Pracharat Party in front of a picture of current Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha during a rally. Photo: AFP
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