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  1. A volunteer waits for a voter at a polling station in Bangkok

    Could Thailand's populists win again despite army obstacles?

    Nearly five years after Thailand's 2014 military coup, the populist movement that the army has overthrown twice in a decade is contesting an ...
  2. Democrat Party leader and former Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is seen during hi

    Thailand's oldest party may be king-maker after vote to determine military role

    Thailand's oldest political party is heading into an election on Sunday with leader Abhisit Vejjajiva facing tough choices in the first polls ...
  3. A vendor prepares food on a cart in front of an electoral poster along a road in central Bangkok on

    Judgment day as Thai court to rule on key Shinawatra-linked party

  4. Princess Ubolratana-Thaksin

    Commentary: Did the King not know? Explaining a Thai royal’s aborted electoral debut

    It seems inconceivable the King did not give the green light to Ubolratana’s nomination, says the University of Queensland's Patrick Jory.
  5. Sudarat Keyuraphan, Pheu Thai's Party current executive committee chairwoman and candidate for

    Thai opposition party undeterred after ally's failed princess bid

    Leaders of Thailand's biggest opposition party campaigning on Monday never mentioned ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra, whose policies they ...
  6. Thai Raksa Chart party poster

    Thai constitutional court accepts petition to dissolve Thai Raksa Chart party

    Thailand’s constitutional court on Thursday (Feb 14) accepted a petition to dissolve the political party that nominated a princess for prime ...
  7. Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra speaks to Reuters during an interview in Singapore

    Thailand suspends TV channel linked to ex-PM Thaksin ahead of poll

    Thailand's telecoms regulator on Tuesday suspended the operating licence of a television channel linked to ousted former Prime Minister Thaksin ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Thai Princess Rajakanya poses during news conference for film in Cannes Film Festival

    Princess for PM: Why populists' royal election bid shook Thailand

    The political career of Thailand's Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi lasted only three days, but in that time her declaration ...
  9. Princess Ubolratana election documents

    Thai election panel disqualifies Princess Ubolratana as PM candidate

    Thailand's election panel on Monday disqualified the sister of the king from running for prime minister, putting an end to a stunning, short-lived ...