Unsettled in Thailand

Uncertain dawn: Pita (centre) at the meeting of coalition parties on Monday. Whether the young leader of the Move Forward Party will become Thailand’s new leader in a non-military-influenced government still remains to be seen. — Bloomberg

IS it too early to congratulate Pita Limjaroenrat as the new prime minister of Thailand?

After the May 14 elections, his party may have won the most parliamentary seats – 151 out of 500 – in the polls and formed a coalition with 312 MPs, but there is no guarantee that he will be the PM.

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