Thailand election: Opposition parties seek coalition talks
16 May 2023 | 10:59 am
Progressive parties have seemingly secured a stunning victory in Thailand's general election. In the first ballot since youth-led pro-democracy protests in 2020, voters appear to have rejected the military-led rule.
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