Monarchy rift pits new generation of Thais against staunch royalists
Posted at Nov 22 08:59 AM
Older generations tend to feel gratitude toward the monarchy, which they believe has played an instrumental role in uniting Thailand and preserving its culture and identity for centuries. Younger generations, however, are more apt to consider the institution as outdated and useless, and they look at the Western countries' democratic systems as their desired models.
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