Pro-military party wins by-election in northeastern Thailand, blow for opposition

Pro-military party wins by-election in northeastern Thailand, blow for opposition

The Straits Times - Asia·2019-12-22 23:14

BANGKOK - The ruling pro-military coalition in Thailand yesterday appeared to have won another seat in Parliament with the opposition Pheu Thai party losing in unofficial counts in the by-election for a seat in Khon Kaen in its stronghold in northeastern Thailand.

Dr Somsak Khun-ngern from Palang Pracharath, the pro-military party and largest component of the governing coalition, beat his main opponent Mr Thanik Maseepitak from Pheu Thai, the biggest force in the opposition.

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