Bracing for election-year tumult

Concerns are rife whether the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will abide by the roadmap to election this year after it issued an order requiring party members to confirm their membership and pay fees by May. Critics say this opens the door for some party members to jump ship to emerging parties. Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and Pheu Thai key figure Chaturon Chaisang share those concerns, writes Nattaya Chetchotiros

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