Former PM Abhisit

Former PM Abhisit. Photo: Government of Thailand.

No teaming up for Pheu Thai, Democrats

The Democrat Party will definitely not be working with its arch-rival Pheu Thai Party in the next government, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Friday.

Mr Abhisit has ruled out a post-election alliance, saying this is because Pheu Thai has proven unable to detach itself from “Thaksinocracy”, a term coined by opponents that refers to a Thaksin-ruled autocracy which breeds conflicts of interest and irregularities in implementing public policies.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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