Tag Archives: Thaksin

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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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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Gen Chavalit: Mediator or divider?


Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyudh’s first effort to bring about national reconciliation as Puea Thai party chairman by visiting Cambodia and meeting Prime Minister Hun Sen was a miserable flop. Not only did he fail to mend fences, he managed to fuel tensions between the two countries and raised suspicions locally about his real motives.

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The upside-down world of Hun Sen and Thaksin


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


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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Wonder what Thaksin’s amassing his troops for?


Apart from former PM General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, retired senior military officers and Thaksin’s former classmates, some 20 of them, from the Pre-Cadet Class 10, seem to be lining up to join the party’s army.

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What’s the deal between Thaksin and Chavalit?


The return of Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyudh to Pheau Thai Party was said to have taken place after the two had talked directly through  a web-cam facility.

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