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Turbulent Thailand

Thai ruling coalition rocked by corruption and sex abuse allegations

PM Prayuth vulnerable ahead of expected no-confidence vote

Prinn Panitchpakdi, former deputy leader of Thailand's Democrat Party, faces accusations of sexual misconduct from more than a dozen women.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Two high-profile resignations have sent Thailand's ruling coalition under Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha into damage control mode as opposition parties seek a no-confidence vote.

Prayuth aide Seksakol Atthawong became the latest to fall from grace when he stepped down Monday from his post as vice minister of the prime minister's office.

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