Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha casts his ballot to vote in the general election. Photo: Reuters
Dr Pithaya Pookaman
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Dr Pithaya Pookaman

Thai election: a political laundering by the junta to earn legitimacy

  • A new constitution, a junta-appointed Senate, weakened opposition and allegations of vote rigging. All signs point to Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha keeping his grip on power, writes Pithaya Pookaman

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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha casts his ballot to vote in the general election. Photo: Reuters
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