Rising from the dead: Shinawatras’ Pheu Thai Party registers members for 2019 elections

The Thai political group that has won every national election since 2001, only to be forced out of power repeatedly by non-electoral means, has taken an initial step on a comeback trail, registering its members to contest polls promised for early next year.
The Pheu Thai Party last held power in 2014, when an army coup ousted it and installed a military government that until last month banned almost all organised political party activity.
The ruling junta, having promised an election for…