Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva is downplaying reports of a rift in the party, after one of its leading members complained about the low party-list ranking he was given. Mr Abhisit said the party has no issue with Witoon Nambutr's complaint, saying that by design, the party-list system will not please everyone. Mr Witoon is ranked 40th out of the Democrat's 150 listed candidates. "In the end, Mr Abhisit assigned me the 40th spot. Mr Abhisit said on Monday the party has been busy campaigning -- especially in constituencies in the South of the country, which is known to be a Democrat stronghold.
Source: Bangkok Post February 11, 2019 21:56 UTC