Pro-democracy demonstrators with images of Thai Prime Minister and junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: EPAPro-democracy demonstrators with images of Thai Prime Minister and junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: EPA
Pro-democracy demonstrators with images of Thai Prime Minister and junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: EPA

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Thailand’s election explained: a battle royale for junta’s Prayuth Chan-ocha and the Shinawatras 

  • Five years after the latest in a long string of coups, democracy is back in town in Thailand
  • Or at least, that’s what it looks like. But in Sunday’s election, winning the most votes and winning power are not the same thing
Topic |   Thai elections
Pro-democracy demonstrators with images of Thai Prime Minister and junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: EPAPro-democracy demonstrators with images of Thai Prime Minister and junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: EPA
Pro-democracy demonstrators with images of Thai Prime Minister and junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: EPA
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