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Pro-military party may edge Thailand election in blow to hopes of new era

Early results show neither side win majority amid unexpected support for militaryThailand has proved to be more politically polarised than ever after the first election in eight years ended in a neck and neck race between the pro-military party and the opposition pro-democracy party.Going to the polls for the first time since the military took power in a coup in 2014, Thais were given the choice between pro-regime parties, who supported the continuation of junta rule through the ballot box, and pro-democracy parties that were fundamentally opposed to the military and wanted to radically change the direction of the country. Related: Thailand election: everything you need to know about Sunday's vote Related: Thais to vote in February for first time since invalidated 2014 poll Related: 'A real source of hope': social media opens Thailand's junta to criticism Related: Thai king ends princess’s bid to be prime minister Continue reading...... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Pro-military party may edge Thailand election in blow to hopes of new era, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Pro-military party may edge Thailand election in blow to hopes of new era

 

 

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Published By: The Guardian - Sunday, 24 March

 

 

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