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Turbulent Thailand

Thai PM survives 3rd no-confidence vote over COVID response

Five ministers stay in office: Prayuth rejects dissolution or cabinet shuffle

BANGKOK -- Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha survived his third no-confidence vote on Saturday, along with five of his ministers, with critics mostly focused on their poor handling of the country's COVID-19 crisis.

The final tally showed 264 lower house members voting to retain the prime minister, while 208 cast a vote of no-confidence. Three lawmakers abstained.

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