Former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra welcomes Princess Ubolratana of Thailand as they arrive for the wedding of Thaksin's youngest daughter Paetongtarn "Ing" Shinawatra at a hotel in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

Thailand’s princess Ubolratana attends wedding of Thaksin Shinawatra’s daughter in Hong Kong

  • The princess, whose bid to run as a prime ministerial candidate was vetoed by her brother the king last month, was greeted by the Shinawatra family as she entered the Rosewood Hotel
Topic |   Thailand

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Former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra welcomes Princess Ubolratana of Thailand as they arrive for the wedding of Thaksin's youngest daughter Paetongtarn "Ing" Shinawatra at a hotel in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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Pro-democracy demonstrators with images of Thai Prime Minister and junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: EPA

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

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