BANGKOK - "Uncle Tu" is back.
A series of meticulously crafted laws over the past five years set the stage for Thailand's former coup leader Prayut Chan-o-cha, whose nickname is Lung Tu, or Uncle Tu, to win endorsement on Wednesday (June 5) as a post-election prime minister.
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