Tag Archives: Asean summit

Does Hun Sen want to play in our political sandbox?

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Friends and supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s iconic democracy crusader, may have felt insulted by Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen when he tried to compare her with his so-called “eternal friend”, exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

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

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

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BUDDIES OF TWO COUNTRIES : Cambodia will not extradite Thaksin on any request

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Cambodia issued a statement Friday, saying it would not extradite the former Prime Minister Thaksin Sinawatra if requested by the Thai government.

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A Reason for Hun Sen’s Contempt for Thailand

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Last Friday (October 2), Pheu Thai MP Chalerm Yoobamrung admitted to have given to Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen an audio clip that features Foreign Affairs Minister Kasit Piromya criticizing him. He explained that as some people were trying to root out exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, he could do the same to Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

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UDD protesters bide their time

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Red shirts may wait until Asean summit

The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship is expected to put off its anti-government protests until the next round of Asean meetings in October, say senior Democrat Party members.

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Where is Abhisit?

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Avoiding the water spash

The streets of Bangkok have returned to normal since Tuesday April 14, 2009 when the core leaders of the Red Shirt protesters have called it quit. But Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva would still can’t trust the volatile situation. Continue reading

SUMMIT CANCELLED, STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN RESORT CITY

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PM lifts state of emergency 7.20 pm Saturday

The summit of Asean leaders with dialogue partners has been cancelled and state of emergency declared in Pattaya after a clash of red-shirted and blue-shirted people outside the meeting venue and a subsequent invasion of the hotel. Continue reading