Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Politics Thailand lifts ban on political activity as campaigns kick off Country's Election Commission reconfirms Feb. 24 poll date MASAYUKI YUDA, Nikkei staff writer December 11, 2018 14:50 JST Updated on December 11, 2018 19:29 JST | Thailand
BANGKOK -- Thailand's ruling junta lifted a ban on political activity on Tuesday, marking the start of election campaigns for the long-awaited lower house elections.
The election authority also restated that voting will take place on Feb. 24, marking the country's first national election since 2011.
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