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Thailand political crisis Uncertainty looms as Thai parliament blocks Pita Limjaroenrat from leading new government

Wednesday was nothing short of high drama in Thai politics as Pita Limjaroenrat, the leader of the Move Forward Party, was also temporarily suspended from serving as a legislator by the Constitutional Court, just as parliamentarians were debating his eligibility to stand for the prime minister’s post

Anti-junta parties dominate Thai elections but may struggle to form government

The Move Forward Party and the Pheu Thai Party emerged as the largest parties in the parliament. However, pro-junta parties still have a better chance of forming the government

Thailand Demonstration against lèse-majesté Thai activists renew push for repeal of lèse-majesté law with petitions and demonstrations

Different groups are trying to mobilize for repealing Section 112 of the Thai Criminal Code, which they argue has been weaponized as a tool for political repression by the pro-military government

Thailand protests Thai capital hit by daily protests against pandemic mismanagement

Thailand has recently seen a massive surge in COVID-19 infections, with a seven-day average of 15,500 cases per day. The government is under fire from the opposition and protesters for its mishandling of the pandemic

Thai government face no-confidence motion as protesters vow to intensify struggle

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five other members of his cabinet face a no-confidence motion from the opposition over allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the pandemic

Thai elections see a contest between entrenched junta and resurgent people

Over the past five years, the junta has put in place a constitution which consolidates its position in the governance. However, a series of protests and the emergence of a new political force indicates that resistance will continue to attempts by the military to maintain its power