Royal interventions rock and roil Thai politics

In an unusual intervention in politics, Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn said in a televised address on late Friday (February 8) night that he deemed his elder princess sister’s bid to become prime minister “inappropriate” and counter constitutional provisions that hold the monarchy above politics. Vajiralongkorn’s firm royal announcement is expected to end Ubolratana Rajakanya’s short-lived […]