Pro-junta party likely to form Thai government

Anti-junta opposition cries foul as PM Prayut all set for second term in office

An inscrutable Palang Pracharath Party leader Uttama Savanayana said yesterday: "What I can say for now is dialogue is going on. Everything will be clear after the dialogue."

What is taking place in Thailand now is political negotiation, as the party that won the second-most number of seats in the March 24 election dangles carrots before potential partners to muster a coalition.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 10, 2019, with the headline 'Pro-junta party likely to form Thai government'. Print Edition | Subscribe