Tag Archives: Thailand

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

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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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Thailand Recalls Ambassador to Cambodia

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Appointing Thaksin ‘an insult’ to Thai justice system

The Foreign Ministry has responded to Cambodia’s appointment of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as its economic adviser by recalling the Thai ambassador to Cambodia.

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The upside-down world of Hun Sen and Thaksin

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The Thai government prepared to fend off a “red shirt” army at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit, mounting security measures designed to prevent a repetition of the embarrassing scenes that disrupted a similar Asean meeting in Pattaya.

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

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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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A Big Slap in the Face

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Last Wednesday, General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, a former Thai prime minister and now a member of Pheu Thai Party, paid a visit to Phnom Penh and came back with news that Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has built a house for exiled Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to stay whenever he wants.

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New Politics Party Urges PM to Counter Hun Sen’s Statement

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The New Politics Party has urged the Thai government to make an announcement in response to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who said ousted ex-premier and fugitive Thaksin Shinawatra has not received justice from the Thai judicial system.

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Poll Indicates Gen Chavalit Create More Tensions on Thai-Cambodia Ties

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A Suan Dusit Poll indicates that 71 percent of Thai respondents feel that the meeting of General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has increased tensions between Thailand and Cambodia.

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