Weak Government Likely

October 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2007, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p3
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The article discusses the approved military-backed constitution voted on August 19, 2007 in preparation for Thailand's general election and its impact on the government. According to the article, the charter is designed to reduce executive powers and may weaken democracy throughout the country. The Thailand's Election Commission announced that 57.8% voters accepted the new constitution while 42.2% is against it. Sonthi Boonyarataklin, army chief general, commented on the controversy.


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