Thai Premier Scrambles to Stay in Power
Discarded by the military-backed Palang Pracharat, Prayuth invents a new party
By: Pithaya Pookaman
Despite his declining popularity and discarded by the military-backed Palang Pracharat Party which is weary in propping him up, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is going it alone, becoming a member of the newly-formed Ruam Thai Sang Chart (RTSC) or United Thai Nation Party in a January 9 induction ceremony. In joining the RTSC, …
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