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Could Thai politics be heading to another turbulent period?

Could Thai politics be heading to another turbulent period?

Updated 14 November 2012, 10:09 AEDT

Thai politics is enjoying a moment of relative peace and quiet after six years years of turmoil.

But not everyone likes it that way.

The anti-government Pitak Siam group says it plans to mobilise one million people to attend an anti-government rally in Bangkok on November 24th.

Issues from the royal succession to the possible return of former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, are providing potential flash points for agitation.

Observing all this is Democrats MP and long time commentator on Thai politics, Kriengsak Chareonwongsak.

Correspondent: Bill Bainbridge

Speaker: Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, Thai MP and senior fellow, Harvard Centre for Business and Government

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