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Thailand’s upcoming general election faces another delay

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07.01.2019

THE Junta-led Thai government have pointed to a potential delay in the impending general election, sparking protests among activists who called on the kingdom’s leadership to honour the Feb 24 date.

Late last week, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Kreangam said the polls would likely be delayed to avoid election-related activities overlapping the coronation ceremony of the country’s revered monarch, King Maha Vajiralongkorn.

The elaborate three-day coronation ceremony the king will be held May 4 to 6.

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However, Wissanu said the poll will be held no later than May 9 the election date will be discussed during a meeting with the Election........

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