Thailand’s ruling party braces for key election in 2011

Although Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban has played down speculation about a possible dissolution of the House in the short term, the recent announcement of an important populist schemes might indicate otherwise.

Thaksin: a populist or an all powerful dictator?

Thaksin is often praised for having improved social matters in Thailand, but this is not true. He gave charity to the poorest and least educated.

Early elections Likely next Year in Thailand

Calling early polls would help legitimize the rule of Mr. Abhisit, who was selected by Thailand’s Parliament late last year after top army leaders helped broker the formation of a new coalition government.