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Pheu Thai Party leads Thai election in terms of MP seats

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Pheu Thai Party leads Thai election in terms of MP seats

With 94 percent of the votes counted, Pheu Thai Party of exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra won the most MP seats at 135 while the Palang Pracharath of current Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha came second with 98 seats, the Bangkok Post and the Nation reported on March 24.

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

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Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.

Thailand’s Tham Luang cave to become museum

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Thailand’s Tham Luang cave to become museum

The Tham Luang cave complex in Chiang Rai province of northern Thailand, where 12 young footballers and their coach were trapped inside from June 23 before they were all safely brought out on July 10, will be turned into a museum to showcase the rescue.

Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

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Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reiterated on May 22 that the general election will take place in early 2019 and no sooner, rejecting the possibility of an earlier election as requested by the opposition party.