vote for change in thailand

Will the progressive Carp and the populist Rabbit be able to get Thailand back on track? On Sunday, 52 million Thai voters handed over the reins of their House of Representatives to two parties with opposing viewpoints, but united in their hatred of the public. remain so, For nine years, the country was ruled by Prayuth Chan-ocha, who came to power after a military coup. a “tradition” (Thailand has experienced a coup every seven years on average since 1932) that voters support less and less. So he preferred the Move Forward and Phu Thai parties to the Royalists and the military.

The first is headed by Pita Limjaronrat, a young businessman educated at the best American university. “Pita” presented an authentic program of breakdown: the dismantling of the oligarchy that underpinned its economy, the end of military conscription, and above all the reform of the monarchy’s legal framework, which severely punished the crime of lèse-majesté. does. This last point is a red flag for the conservative portion of the electorate, but it didn’t stop PITA from winning its bet. “Go ahead push the boundaries of Thai politics where it needs to go,” Chulalongkorn University professor Thitinan Pongsudhirak said in a daily column. asahi before the ballot.


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