Thailand’s Junta Announces Yet Another Postponement of Democratic Election

Thai Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam (R) and Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan (C) attend a meeting with political parties in Bangkok, Thailand, June 25, 2018. - Photo Athit Perawongmetha

Thailand’s Junta Announces Yet Another Postponement of Democratic Election

  BANGKOK – Thailand’s Junta will now hold a general election by May 5 next year, a deputy prime minister said on Monday, signaling the possibility of another delay of a vote that had tentatively been set for February. The military has been running Thailand since a May 2014 coup, when it ousted the civilian […]

Thailand’s Junta Backflips on Election Promise Made with President Trump

Thailand’s Junta Backflips on Election Promise Made with President Trump

– BANGKOK – Coup leader and Gen. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has “clarified” a joint statement he made with US President Donald Trump that a long-awaited election would be held next year. It won’t. The leaders met at the White House last week and issued a joint statement. “President Trump welcomed Thailand’s commitment to the […]