Pheu Thai, 3 allied parties to form govt

Caretaker Interior Minister and Pheu Thai Party leader, Charupong Ruangsuwan, has insisted his party will form a new government along with its current three coalition parties.

The Pheu Thai, Chart Pattana, Chartthaipattana and Phalang Chon parties are still close allies, Mr Charupong said.

The four parties will maintain their strong relationship to pave the way for the formation of a new government together, he added.

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Discussion 1 : 11/02/2014 at 07:35 PM
The show must go on! If the EC can't, or won't finish the election, it's the only road to go.
Discussion 2 : 11/02/2014 at 04:43 PM
Stepping aside and not exercising his civil right is a shame for democracy.
Discussion 3 : 11/02/2014 at 02:40 PM
What part is normal ? Holding an election during an emergency decree or forming a government when there are no published election results I don't recall anything like that happening in Austrailia.
Discussion 4 : 11/02/2014 at 02:00 PM
It was everybody choice to exercise his vote, if some parties and voters like to boycott, it's their right.That's a;so democracy!!! DO NOT BLAME them for exercising their civil rights
Discussion 5 : 11/02/2014 at 09:12 AM
Interesting, the election has not yet concluded but the PTP have announced themselves as winners and are already forming the new government. One could argue that this act is unethical coercion of the remaining voters and as such should be grounds to annul the entire election.
Discussion 6 : 11/02/2014 at 07:21 AM
If Thailand truly wants a democracy, the first thing that needs to be done is have a foreign country that lives under a democracy help set a curriculum in Thai schools that teaches the people what a democracy actually is. It is far more that “getting” the vote at any cost, behaving like a dictator and then doing whatever you want with no checks, balances or accountability. The best example I’ve seen of a democracy in Thailand was not the Yingluck “getting” the majority vote from those who participated but the peaceful stepping aside by Abhisit who didn’t.
Discussion 7 : 11/02/2014 at 07:18 AM
Discussion 8 : 11/02/2014 at 06:29 AM
This is what they did in australia. This is normal.
Discussion 9 : 11/02/2014 at 05:48 AM
Have Pheu Thai scored an own goal announcing this huge change of policy half way through an election?
Discussion 10 : 11/02/2014 at 02:52 AM
Wow, these parties - based on arround 20% of all voters - will got to form a government? - What a demcratically legitimation!! - it looks more like "Democra-tatorship"
Discussion 11 : 11/02/2014 at 01:43 AM
For theThai people, forThailand and for the World, we beg you not trying to run again. You have done enough damages and brought enough suffering to Millions.

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