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Tag: Princess Ubolratana

Thai court to hear case against party behind princess political bid

Thai Raksa Chart's move to bring in Princess Ubolratana for premier is a shocking move, bringing Thai royalty to frontline politics for the first time since the 1932 establishment of a constitutional monarchy.

Thai princess apologises after PM run

The princess's comments comes a day after the commission dropped her name from an official list of prime minister candidates.

Thailand election panel disqualifies princess as PM candidate

This puts an end to a stunning, short-lived candidacy by echoing King Maha Vajiralongkorn's words that royalty should be 'above politics'.

Army-aligned party buoyed amid Thai political turmoil

The much-anticipated election is set for March 24 and will be the first since a 2014 coup.