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Ahead of Thailand’s Election, Former PM Thaksin Promises to Return

Ahead of Thailand’s Election, Former PM Thaksin Promises to Return

By Sebastian Strangio
The ex-leader's announcement that he wants to return to Thailand after the May 14 polls is political risky and potentially destabilizing.
Rumors of Opposition Dissolution Swirl Ahead of Thai Election

Rumors of Opposition Dissolution Swirl Ahead of Thai Election

By Sebastian Strangio
With two opposition parties leading in pre-election polls, the country's conservative establishment is reportedly considering drastic measures to keep them out of power.

Thailand’s Move Forward Party Will Not Join ‘Inter-bloc’ Coalition

Thailand’s Move Forward Party Will Not Join ‘Inter-bloc’ Coalition

By Sebastian Strangio
The Move Forward and Pheu Thai parties both want the military out of power, but how far will that bind them once the post-election horse-trading begins?

Thai Opposition Parties Hold Strong Lead in Pre-Election Polls

Thai Opposition Parties Hold Strong Lead in Pre-Election Polls

By Sebastian Strangio
According to a new poll, the Pheu Thai and Move Forward parties command the support of more than 60 percent of the electorate two weeks ahead of the May 14 election.

Lèse-majesté Abolition Push Is Gaining Ground in Thailand

Lèse-majesté Abolition Push Is Gaining Ground in Thailand

By David Hutt
In the May election, a significant number of Thais are expected to vote for a party that has spoken about the need to reform – or even abolish – the lèse-majesté law.
Thailand’s General Election: Can the Winner Really Take All?

Thailand’s General Election: Can the Winner Really Take All?

By Punchada Sirivunnabood
The opposition Pheu Thai Party is well placed to win the May 14 polls. But will it be able to form government?

Thai Opposition Parties Tracking Well Ahead of General Election

Thai Opposition Parties Tracking Well Ahead of General Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Two surveys conducted earlier this month show the opposition Pheu Thai Party and Move Forward Party commanding significant support among the electorate.
No Time to Die: Thailand’s Palang Pracharath Party

No Time to Die: Thailand’s Palang Pracharath Party

By Tita Sanglee
Despite withering popularity and internal divisions, the military-backed ruling party is still a force to be reckoned with.

How Thailand’s Upcoming Election May Alter Its Foreign Policy

How Thailand’s Upcoming Election May Alter Its Foreign Policy

By Arin Chinnasathian and Karen Lee
Thai citizens will be faced with a choice between the current stagnant approach, and a more modern, relevant, and adaptive foreign policy.

Thai PM Dissolves Parliament, Paving Way For May Election

Thai PM Dissolves Parliament, Paving Way For May Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The polls will once again see a showdown between the allies of exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and the country's conservative establishment.

From the Streets to the Ballot Box: Ex-Student Protesters Prepare for Thailand’s Election

From the Streets to the Ballot Box: Ex-Student Protesters Prepare for Thailand’s Election

By Robin Vochelet
Once at the forefront of the youthful protests against PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, activists weigh in on the stakes of the upcoming polls.
Party Policies, Factional Politics, and the 2023 Election in Thailand

Party Policies, Factional Politics, and the 2023 Election in Thailand

By Punchada Sirivunnabood
While the country's parties are crafting new populist pitches to Thai voters, factional politics still reigns supreme.

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