15 Thai election candidates change their names to those of former PMs
Unusual strategy sees 10 men adopting the name Thaksin, and five women Yingluck in a bid to be memorable to voters
More than a dozen candidates in the forthcoming Thai elections have changed their names to those of former prime ministers.
Less than two months before the long-awaited elections, excitement is running high. Almost 6,000 candidates turned up on the first day of registration on Monday, no one wants to miss a chance to win a seat.Continue reading...