In our last part of the reports leading to the 2019 Thailand elections we look at one of the most polarizing figures of the past five years: Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha. We take a look at the man who wants to continue to rule the country - but what are his chances?
As Thailand goes to the polls this Sunday, it’s just the latest mark in Thailand’s long and often tumultuous political history. The color-coded political polarization between the royalist yellow shirts and the pro-Thaksin red shirts have dominated much of the past 15 years. We caught up with some of the activists from both sides and explores where the country is now.
My latest report: The pro-military Palang Pracharat Party has saved the best for last as current PM Prayut Chan-o-cha made a surprise appearance on their final big rally before Sunday's election.
This is Thailand's first 'true' election camapaign that is also being fought on social media. With 82% internet penetration, political parties are also jockeying for votes on Facebook and Instagram. But how effective are they?
A different kind of urban voter story. For the past two decades, Thailand's different regions have displayed distinct patterns in the way voters cast their ballots. We traveled to Khon Kaen, the largest city in the northeast, where voters say they want to see greater decentralisation of power from capital Bangkok.