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Thanathorn’s demise puts Thailand on the brink

In a verdict that promises to shake Thailand’s political foundations, the Constitutional Court ruled today to dissolve the opposition Future Forward party for taking a loan from its founder and leader, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. The highly anticipated ruling found that a challenged 191 million baht (US$6.1 million) loan violated election laws that set strict limits on […]