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Compromise over ruling coalition could haunt Thaksin’s party for years

Three months after the stunning outcome in a general election, Thailand’s government is once again filled with familiar faces.

Developments leading up to the formation of the government carry the whiff of a political deal: A military-appointed legislative bloc refused to allow the leader of the top-performing party in the poll, Move Forward Party (MFP), to become prime minister. A deadlock ensued.

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