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Early results show Thais voted in favour of junta's charter

61.4% of the country supports the constitution, while 37.9% rejects it; full results due on Wednesday
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 05:50
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Results so far show the junta led by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has passed its first major popularity test since seizing power in a 2014 coup.

Bangkok

PRELIMINARY results of a referendum on Sunday showed Thailand has voted to accept a junta-backed constitution that would pave the way for an election next year, but require future elected governments to rule on the military's terms.

Results so far show the junta led by

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