Establishment Thai MPs plan military-backed party to keep junta chief as PM

Establishment Thai MPs plan military-backed party to keep junta chief as PM
 

Pro-establishment lawmakers in Thailand said they plan to ensure junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha stays on as prime minister by fielding a proxy political party backed by the military in a general election planned for next year.
Thailand voted overwhelmingly in August to accept a junta-backed constitution, paving the way for an election - but one that will require future elected governments to rule on the military's terms.
Paiboon Nititawan, a former senator appointed by the military to its reform council and its constitution drafting committee, said he would set up a party to nominate Prayuth... read more

 
4 October 2016 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Reuters
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