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In time of chaos, Thai politicians turn to clairvoyants

Asia Pacific Feb 14, 2019

In time of chaos, Thai politicians turn to clairvoyants

A hand-drawn map of constellations and planetary orbits shows Thailand in the throes of a "gateway" year of change, says astrologer Pinyo Pongcharoen — one of a legion of fortune tellers sought out by politicians in chaotic and unpredictable times. "The stars are all in ...

Thai princess' political bid sunk by her brother, the king

Asia Pacific / Politics Feb 9, 2019

Thai princess' political bid sunk by her brother, the king

Thailand's chaotic politics took another astonishing turn after the sister of the king made a historic bid to become prime minister, with the monarch calling her effort "inappropriate" because it violated tradition and the constitution, which keep the monarchy from getting involved in politics. The ...