Thai junta dreams of a ‘Thaksin-free’ election

Upon entering the Peua Thai party’s headquarters, reminders of its inspirational if not de facto leader Thaksin Shinawatra are all-around. To the left is a library dedicated to the self-exiled former premier; to the right a larger-than-life portrait of the then politician prostrated before recently deceased King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Thailand’s ruling military junta overthrew a […]