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Billionaire who shook up Thai politics defiant as enemies circle

Thanathorn says the military junta is willing to do anything to stay in power.

Thai police seek to prosecute leader of anti-junta party

Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has been critical of military rule, pledging to prosecute coup-makers and amend the new constitution.

From coup-maker to candidate? Thai junta chief mulls election run

General-turned-prime minister, "Uncle Tu" is known for his devotion to the monarchy.

Toppled PM blames Thai junta for making country worse

The Shinawatra clan - a wealthy and powerful family - has won every election since 2001 through populist platforms and welfare schemes that have angered Bangkok's military-aligned elite.

Thailand relaxes political activity ban ahead of polls

The military has long hated the Shinawatras, accusing them of harnessing a toxic brand of populist politics.

Thai opposition urges junta to lift politics ban as poll looms

Thailand's military loathes the Shinawatras, accusing them of winning the hearts of the electorate with a toxic form of populist politics.