BANGKOK Two major political parties raised doubts on Monday about the accuracy of Thailand's election results after a party linked to the military took a surprise lead in the popular vote count that suggested the country's junta chief could remain in power.
BANGKOK Thai election officials said they would announce the winners of 350 parliamentary seats on Monday and more details of those contests would come on Friday, but a clear picture of the lower house's 500 seats could take weeks to emerge.
BANGKOK Thailand's king made an unexpected call for "security" and "happiness" on the eve of the first election since a 2014 army coup, but made no mention of a poll critics say has been engineered to keep the military in power.
BANGKOK Thailand's election contest between military-backed government and opposition parties played out in dueling images on Friday, two days before the first vote since a 2014 army coup.
YALA, Thailand Pateemoh Poh-itaeda-oh, 39, has lost four family members to violence in Thailand's deep south, where a Muslim separatist movement has fought against rule from Bangkok for 15 years.
KHON KAEN/SONGKHLA, Thailand In the rice-growing heartland of Thailand's northeast, Kamol Suanpanya, 80, meets in the off season with fellow farmers at a community center, where they discuss Sunday's election, the first after nearly five years of military rule.