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Patpicha Tanakasempipat

From trash to totes: Thai designer makes politics fashionable

12 Apr 2019

BANGKOK Thai designer Panupong Chansopa saw a business opportunity in millions of vinyl campaign posters destined to become trash after last month's general election, and salvaged hundreds to turn them into colorful tote bags with a message. | Video

Manipulation suspicions mount in Thailand's post-coup election

07 Apr 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's first general election since a 2014 army coup has been touted by the ruling military junta as a return to democratic rule, but two weeks after the vote, results are still unclear and allegations of manipulation are mounting.

Thailand's rising political star charged with sedition

06 Apr 2019

BANGKOK The leader of a new party that has challenged Thailand's military government was charged on Saturday with sedition, the latest legal action facing the rising star after a disputed March election.

Thai police summon anti-junta politician on sedition charge after disputed election

03 Apr 2019

BANGKOK Thai police summoned a prominent anti-junta politician on Wednesday to answer a sedition complaint, a police document showed, a charge rising star Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit called politically motivated after a disputed election.

Thai activists protest against commission after chaotic poll

31 Mar 2019

BANGKOK More than 100 opposition activists protested in central Bangkok on Sunday, accusing the election commission of delaying and manipulating the results of the first polls since a 2014 coup.

Thailand's pro-army party wins popular vote: Election Commission

28 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's chaotic election took another turn on Thursday when the Election Commission announced that the pro-army party, which is seeking to keep the current junta leader in power, had won the popular vote, with 100 percent of ballots counted.

Explainer: Why Thailand's election looks headed for deadlock

27 Mar 2019

BANGKOK A "democratic front" of seven parties said on Wednesday that it had the right to form Thailand's next government because, together, the allies won a majority of lower house of parliament seats in last weekend's inconclusive election.

Why Thailand's election looks headed for deadlock

27 Mar 2019

BANGKOK A "democratic front" of seven parties said on Wednesday that it had the right to form Thailand's next government because, together, the allies won a majority of lower house of parliament seats in last weekend's inconclusive election.

Why Thailand's election looks headed for deadlock

27 Mar 2019

BANGKOK A "democratic front" of seven parties said on Wednesday that it had the right to form Thailand's next government because, together, the allies won a majority of lower house of parliament seats in last weekend's inconclusive election.

Thailand's opposition parties form alliance, demand junta step aside

27 Mar 2019

BANGKOK Thailand's opposition "democratic front" of seven parties on Wednesday said it had won a majority in the lower house of parliament after a messy election, and had the right to try to form a government after five years of military rule.

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