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Thailand will hold a general election at some point before March 2023, but polls reveal that current Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is not the favourite to win. PM Prayut says he’s not worried about the poll results, because “a poll is just a poll.” Paetongtarn Shinawatra – daughter of ousted ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra and central figure of the Pheu Thai Party – recently came in at number 1 in a quarterly opinion poll taken by the National Institute of Development Administration, or NIDA, which is a university in Bangkok. NIDA interviewed 2,500 adults of various occupations, income and education levels […]

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Prayut is not worried, his pals are just "amending" the constitution again prior to the election to stack in his favor ...   He's got an answer for everything.  It may not be best for Thailand, but it looks to give his political party the edge.

Under the amended constitution, there would be 400 constituency MPs in the Lower House, up from the current 350, and 100 party-list MPs, down from 150, in the next poll.

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Funny now I know at least 3 politicians with that syndrome.  Prayut/ Thailand, Boris/ UK and tRump/ US




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