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Opposition wins Thai election

Sunday, July 03, 2011 - 01:48

July 3 - Thailand's opposition, led by Yingluck Shinawatra, the sister of a former prime minister, wins the country's general election. Andrew Raven reports.

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The supporters cheered Thailand's prime minister in waiting. You looks in a locked in their opposition to a -- party dominated the country's general election held Sunday. In his victory speech she bowed to honor the party's campaign promises which included more jobs and social services for the poor. Yeah. This. I want to stress that -- -- is in sixteen on implementing the policy that we have mentioned to people tearing our campaign. As we mentioned to the people people do our best to carry out our duty and -- not disappoint you. -- the only the only time to. -- -- Preliminary results show -- high winning 255. Of Thailand's 500 parliamentary seats. That easily and distance the Democrat party headed by prime minister opposite widgets you who conceded the election late Sunday night. You look a 44 year old executive is a political novice. But her brother is former Thai PM taxing -- a lot who is as stated in 2006. -- Despite being convicted of corruption he retains the support of Thailand's rural war who largely propelled -- tied to victory. The vote follows six years of political chaos here marked by bloody protests -- military crackdowns. And growing tensions between rich and poor. And -- -- and Reuters. Okay.

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Opposition wins Thai election

Sunday, July 03, 2011 - 01:48