A Pheu Thai supporter in Bangkok. Photo: AFP

Thai election: for voters, any policy you like, as long as it’s Thaksinomics

  • Images of Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra are banned on the campaign trail, but their legacy lives on
  • The populist economic policies that swept them to power are being copied by all sides in this election – even the royal-military bloc that deposed them
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A Pheu Thai supporter in Bangkok. Photo: AFP
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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.