Category Archives: Abhisit

FACE-OFF :Thailand’s had ‘enough’ and will not tolerate Hun Sen’s behaviour


Just as many had feared, the stormy relationship between Thailand and Cambodia was pushed to the edge yesterday when Bangkok responded to fugitive ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra’s appointment as the neighbouring country’s economic adviser by recalling its ambassador from Phnom Penh.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW : Ball now in Cambodia’s court – Thai PM


Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Monday that the “ball was in Cambodia’s court,” suggesting that it was up to Prime Minister Hun Sen to strengthen or weaken the bilateral ties following verbal spat between the leaders over the weekend.

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Kudos to PM for a successful summit


Most colourful Asean summit ever

The 15th Asean Summit at Cha-am must go down in history as the most colourful with additional soap opera-like interventions. Only Thailand could have handled such a messy affair and come off with flying colours.

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Cambodia and Thailand clash at summit over Thaksin


Hua Hin, Thailand Cambodia and Thailand traded barbs at an Asian summit Friday after Cambodia’s prime minister offered fugitive former Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra a safe haven and job as an adviser.

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Abhisit: Thaksin the major stumbling block


The unrelenting political activities of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra are the major stumbling block to solving the country’s problems, particularly the political mess that is the root cause of the divisions in society, according to Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

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VERBAL SABRE-RATTLING : Don’t be a pawn, Thai PM tells Hun sen


Abhisit reacts strongly to latest remarks about Thaksin, including making him economic adviser.

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PM dismisses Patcharawat ‘retroactively’


Former national police chief Patcharawat Wongsuwon is to be officially dismissed from service over the police mishandling of the crackdown on anti-government protesters at parliament on Oct 7 last year, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva says.

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