Category Archives: Thaksin

Thaksin Shinawatra, Official International Terrorist!!

Thaksin Shinawatra, the fugitive criminal from Thailand,on May 25, 2010 has been official put on the most wanted criminal of Thailand, as the criminal court releases an arrest warrant for a conviction of a terrorist. The charge is carried out by the Department of Special Investigation, Thai equivalent of American FBI. Thaksin then becomes the first Prime Minister of Thailand who is charged with such serious offences.

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What is Thaksin prepared to do now?


Thaksin Shinawatra claimed it was “an honour” to be appointed Cambodia’s economic adviser. As his motherland is staring at a major diplomatic row with a close neighbour and businessmen in both countries are bracing themselves for an unpredictable impact, there is a thin line between “honour” and “shame”.

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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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Special report: Revocation of Thaksin Shinawatra´s rank insignia

(image source-The Nation)

The recalling of rank insignia and royal decorations from self-exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra made headlines over the past week. The Office of the Council of State is taking the matter seriously this time by advising the Secretariat of the Cabinet to revoke his rank of ‘Police Lieutenant-Colonel’ as well as 10 royal decorations received during his lifetime.

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Myanmar Journalist Criticizes Hun Sen’s Remark in Comparing Thaksin to Aung San Suu Kyi


The Irrawaddy News magazine published a commentary article criticizing the provocative statement Cambodian PM Hun Sen made shortly after his arrival in Thailand to attend ASEAN Summit in Hua Hin, calling his remark ill-considered and insulting to Thailand and Myanmar.

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Thaksin’s royal decorations and police ranks to be recalled


The Cabinet Secretariat can recall ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra’s royal decoration following advises from the Council of State, said Surachai Puprasert, secretariat’s secretary general said Wednesday.

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Thaksin has much to offer Cambodians


Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has made the right decision to eagerly see his friend in exile Thaksin Shinawatra as his economic adviser. In fact, Thaksin has more than just economic nous on offer for the Cambodian leader.

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