In Chaos, Thai Politicians Turn to Fortune Tellers

Thailand's history is steeped in astrology, with every twist in the country's volatile history of coups, protests and short-lived civilian governments informed by the stars..

In Chaos, Thai Politicians Turn to Fortune Tellers

BANGKOK – A hand-drawn map of constellations and planetary orbits shows Thailand in the throes of a “gateway” year of change, says astrologer Pinyo Pongcharoen — one of a legion of fortune tellers sought out by politicians in chaotic and unpredictable times. “The stars are all in place,” the president of Thailand’s International Astrological Association […]