Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha will chair the Asean Summit in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters

Asean summit: splits over China put Thailand’s Prayuth Chan-ocha in the hot seat

  • Thailand’s junta chief turned elected leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has a new-found legitimacy as he chairs the Asean Summit in Bangkok this weekend
  • The bloc’s divisions over China’s rise and the sinking of a Philippine vessel in the South China Sea mean he faces a baptism of fire
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Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha will chair the Asean Summit in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
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