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Term limits unlikely to end Prayuth's time as Thai prime minister

Former general has been in office for 8 years but shows little sign of leaving

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Prayuth Chan-ocha reacts after a no-confidence vote against him was defeated on July 23: He has survived political crises time and again.   © AP

Thitinan Pongsudhirak is a professor and director of the Institute of Security and International Studies under the faculty of political science of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has survived four no-confidence votes, including one just last month, but now faces a fresh challenge to his continuing tenure.

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