As of 10.28pm, with 92 per cent of the votes counted, the pro-junta Phalang Pracharat appeared to have beaten Shinawatra-backed Pheu Thai with a total of 28.7% of votes and 139 seats
Pheu Thai came in a close second with 27% of votes with 140 seats – beating Phalang Pracharat in terms of constituency seats.
New Thai cabinet to be ready this month
The Prime Minister, Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, said he will try to finalize the allocation of cabinet portfolios by the end of this month.
BANGKOK, 19 June 2019 (NNT) – The Prime Minister, Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, said he will try to finalize the allocation of cabinet portfolios by the end of this month. He has urged all sides not to make an issue out of this.(more…)
Pro-military party wins most votes in Thai election
Rights of ‘ordinary people’ in focus as 1 bln vote in Asia
A total of 52 million Thais aged 18 and above are eligible to vote, of whom 14 percent will do so for the first time.
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Rights over land and forests, a push for LGBT+ equality, and getting more women on the ballot are some top election issues in Thailand, India and Indonesia as more than 1 billion people prepare to go to the polls, including many first-time voters.(more…)
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