Written in the stars: In chaos, Thai politicians turn to clairvoyants
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Written in the stars: In chaos, Thai politicians turn to clairvoyantsBANGKOK (AFP) - A hand-drawn map of constellations and planetary orbits shows Thailand in the throes of a 'gateway' year of change, says astrologer Pinyo Pongcharoen - one of a legion of fortune tellers sought out by politicians in chaotic and unpredictable times.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Highest South Korean jobless rate in 9 years undermine President Moon Jae-in's agendaSEOUL (BLOOMBERG) - South Korea's jobless rate hit the highest level in nine years, adding to evidence that President Moon Jae-in's minimum wage hikes are doing more to harm employment growth than they are to raise incomes.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya to run for PM: 5 things about the Thai royalA Thai princess will stand as a candidate for prime minister in the March 24 elections, for a party linked to the Shinawatra political clan.. Read more at straitstimes.com. leoviotti Que doideira
Thai election commission recommends Thai Raksa Chart party be dissolved: ReportBANGKOK: Thailand 's election commission is recommending that the Thai Raksa Chart party be dissolved for allegedly drawing the monarchy into ...
Thai king thwarts former princess’ PM bid: How a royal rumble derailed Thai Raksa Chart Party and Thaksin’s ambitionsThe headquarters of the Thai political party in the centre of a royal storm was eerily quiet on Saturday (Feb 9) morning. Its afternoon rally in Bangkok was called off. None of its executives would pick up their phones or answer reporters' queries.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Election a tipping point for 'Thai-style democracy': The Nation contributorIn the article, the writer says the elections will be an indicator of the future of democracy in Thailand .. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Thai Princess Ubolratana running for PM may violate election law: Pro-army partyBANGKOK (REUTERS, THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The leader of a pro-military party in Thailand said on Friday (Feb 8) its rival's nomination of the King's elder sister as its prime ministerial candidate may breach election law.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Thai princess Ubolratana says she is exercising right as a citizen to go into politicsBANGKOK (REUTERS) - The sister of Thailand 's king said on Friday (Feb 8) she was exercising her rights as a citizen in accepting a political party's nomination for prime minister in a March general election.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Explainer: Who is Thai Princess Ubolratana, and why her candidature to become PM mattersSINGAPORE — Thai Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi was on Friday (Feb 8) named as Thai Raksa Chart Party’s sole candidate for the upcoming prime ministe
In stunning move, Thai king's sister running for PM in March pollsThe sister of Thailand 's king entered the race to become prime minister on Friday as the candidate of a populist party, an unprecedented foray into politics by a royal that instantly upended the first election since a 2014 military coup. Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, 67, the