How a royal rumble derailed Thai Raksa Chart Party and Thaksin’s ambitions

BANGKOK - The 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.

A handful of bewildered supporters of the Thai Raksa Chart Party milled around the office compound in Chaengwattana Road.

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