Two young parties, two very different results

Young guns: MFP’s Limjaroenrat (left) and Muda’s Syed Saddiq represent a new generation of political leaders in their two nations, though they have had very different election experiences. — Bloomberg/The Star

YOU could say Thailand’s Move Forward Party (MFP) and Malaysia’s Parti Muda are “same same, but different”, as the Tinglish (Thai-English) phrase goes.

MFP, headed by Pita Limjaroenrat who is gunning to be prime minister, won the most seats in the May 14 general elections in Thailand. To be exact, MFP now has 151 MPs out of 500.

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