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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha on July 23 survived yet another parliamentary vote of no-confidence against him, as did 10 of his ministers.

But the former junta chief and 2014 coup leader remains unpopular with the public and will be on shaky ground heading into the 2023 general election, analysts say.

In the latest vote gauging his fitness for leading the government - the fourth in three years - Prayuth received 256 confidence votes from MPs, with 206 voting against him and nine abstaining. Last September, he survived a third no-confidence vote with 264 votes in his favor against 208 no votes and three abstentions.


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