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Manipulation suspicions mount in Thailand's post-coup election

07 Apr 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's first general election since a 2014 army coup has been touted by the ruling military junta as a return to democratic rule, but two weeks after the vote, results are still unclear and allegations of manipulation are mounting.

World's biggest water fight canceled in Thai tourist haven for king's coronation

03 Apr 2019

BANGKOK The annual festival known as the world's biggest water fight will be a little smaller this year, as one of Bangkok's famed tourist districts called off its celebrations to avoid clashing with preparations to crown Thailand's new king.

Thailand's opposition parties form alliance, demand junta step aside

27 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's opposition "democratic front" of seven parties on Wednesday said it had won a majority in the lower house of parliament after a messy election, and had the right to try to form a government after five years of military rule.

Explainer: Why Thailand's election looks headed for deadlock

27 Mar 2019

BANGKOK A "democratic front" of seven parties said on Wednesday that it had the right to form Thailand's next government because, together, the allies won a majority of lower house of parliament seats in last weekend's inconclusive election.

Why Thailand's election looks headed for deadlock

27 Mar 2019

BANGKOK A "democratic front" of seven parties said on Wednesday that it had the right to form Thailand's next government because, together, the allies won a majority of lower house of parliament seats in last weekend's inconclusive election.

Why Thailand's election looks headed for deadlock

27 Mar 2019

BANGKOK A "democratic front" of seven parties said on Wednesday that it had the right to form Thailand's next government because, together, the allies won a majority of lower house of parliament seats in last weekend's inconclusive election.

Monitor says Thai election campaign 'heavily tilted' to benefit junta

26 Mar 2019

BANGKOK The run-up to Thailand's weekend vote was "heavily tilted" to benefit a party close to the ruling military junta, an Asian election monitor said on Tuesday, criticising a messy ballot-counting process that created mistrust. | Video

Junta chief croons, ousted PM says 'we will win' in Thai election battle

22 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's election contest between military-backed government and opposition parties played out in duelling images on Friday, two days before the first vote since a 2014 army coup.

Could Thailand's populists win again despite army obstacles?

20 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Nearly five years after Thailand's 2014 military coup, the populist movement that the army has overthrown twice in a decade is contesting an election on Sunday that its leaders say is rigged against it.

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

19 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's oldest political party is heading into an election on Sunday with leader Abhisit Vejjajiva facing tough choices in the first polls since the military seized power in a 2014 coup.

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