Police will be deployed across Thailand on Sunday for an election seen as a crucial test of the country's fragile democracy, with opposition protesters threatening to lay siege to polling stations.
With the death of King Bhumibol, Thailand's fragile political truce could fast unravel. The military junta will no doubt seek a quick succession, but a possible revival of pro-democracy activism has unnerved the markets.
Results based on more than 90 percent of ballots show that Thais have voted to approve a military-drafted constitution. Critics have called the charter undemocratic and warn it will entrench the junta's power.
Six weeks since Thailand voted in favor of a new constitution that gives the country's military more powers, Thais remain unsure about their political future. Ate Hoekstra reports from Bangkok.
Thais have voted in a referendum to endorse a revised constitution drafted by the military. Debate has been banned. It's the first vote in Thailand since 2014, when generals toppled an elected government.
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