BANGKOK - Until Friday morning (Feb 8), Thailand's upcoming election had been shaping up to be a showdown between parties aligned with the current military government and parties aligned with the faction linked to fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
But the nomination of former princess Ubolratana Rajakanya as a candidate for the Thaksin-linked Thai Raksa Chart Party has pushed the deeply riven landscape of Thai politics into new territory.
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