Thailand’s prime minister on Monday dissolved parliament and called a snap election, but analysts say the step may have come too late to stop the waves of anti-government protests which have crippled the capital since early November.
“The problem this time may not be easily resolved by a simple house dissolution,” Pimpaka Nichgaroon, head of research at Thanachart Securities, told CNBC. “The house dissolution has come so late that protesters have built up momentum to the point where they are now demanding an unelected interim government to reform Thai politics before Thailand can head into the new elections.”
She isn’t the only one concerned about the democratic process in Thailand.
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