Thailand election: What you need to know
21 May 2023 | 10:14 am
The May 14 vote will see the military-backed parties led by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha take on a strong opposition, in the first general election since the massive 2020 student-led pro-democracy protests.
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India is overtaking China this Friday as the world's most populous country. With 1.4 billion people and counting, India's population is not expected to peak for decades. We take a look at what life is like in the country and what lessons India can learn from neighbouring China.
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