Yaowapa expects a bumpy ride
Thaksin's sister Yaowapa still faces some internal hurdles to become a Chiang Mai MP / The army chief takes a dismissive stance towards ousted prime minister Thaksin / Complacency seems rife among the Democrats' southern MPs, and it's got the party patriarch a little bit cranky
Thaksin Shinawatra's younger sister Yaowapa Wongsawat may have a harder fight than many realise to win the upcoming Chiang Mai by-election for the ruling Pheu Thai Party.
Yaowapa: Faces party opposition
The party has had to deny allegations that Ms Yaowapa is being readied as a ''spare prime minister'' in case her younger sister Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces a ''political accident'' and loses her seat.
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