Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party yesterday to discuss a possible deal to keep military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha on as prime minister more than two months after a disputed election.
The return of Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha seems the most likely outcome under the current system, where 250 junta-appointed senators join members of parliament in voting for the prime minister.
A new Thai party that aims to shake up politics hit back at the ruling junta.
Thai police declare Bangkok’s Government House and surrounding streets a no-go zone.
A Thai anti-government movement vows to resume its protests.
Business is booming for Siri Seatea’s traditional dress shop in Bangkok.
Activists in Thailand wore cartoon masks calling junta leader a “liar”.
Thailand’s junta comes under fire following Yingluck Shinawatra’s escape overseas.
More than a dozen members of an assembly appointed by Thailand’s junta have resigned to be able to contest elections.