TITLE

Weak Government Likely

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2007, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26612707

 

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