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Thai reformist party to back rival after PM vote defeat

BANGKOK, THAILAND — The reformist party that won Thailand’s recent election said Friday it would back a rival candidate to…

Thai govt calls for calm after reformist’s PM bid fails

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Thai caretaker prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha called for calm Thursday after a popular progressive candidate’s bid to…

Thai reformist Pita’s PM bid crashes on establishment opposition

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Thai reformist leader Pita Limjaroenrat’s bid to become prime minister ended Wednesday, despite his party winning the…

Thailand’s Pita says unlikely to be PM after suspension from parliament

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Thailand’s constitutional court suspended reformist Pita Limjaroenrat on Wednesday, in another blow to his hopes of becoming…

Thai reformist faces second uphill battle in bid to become PM

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Reformist Pita Limjaroenrat will againĀ ask Thailand’s parliament to endorse him as prime minister Wednesday but with little…

Thwarted Thai PM candidate chases support for next vote

BANGKOK, THAILAND — The liberal reformist seeking to become Thailand’s prime minister said Monday he was marshalling support for his…

Thai parliament to hold another PM vote after reformist candidate falls short

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Thailand’s parliament confirmed Friday it would vote again on a new prime minister next week after pro-royalist…

Thai reformist Pita Limjaroenrat loses PM vote

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Thailand’s parliament on Thursday rejected a bid by reformist Pita Limjaroenrat, who heads a coalition that won…

Timeline of Thai politics as parliament votes for PM

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Thailand’s parliament opened Thursday to vote for a prime minister, with frontrunner Pita Limjaroenrat facing a barrage…

Pita Limjaroenrat: the PM frontrunner fighting to change Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Fresh-faced Pita Limjaroenrat looked set to be Thailand’s next prime minister, but the pro-democracy challenger’s rise to…