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Thailand had been wracked by occasionally violent political fighting between supporters and opponents of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra after he was ousted in a 2006 coup. Disruptive street protests by anti-Thaksin demonstrators beginning in late 2013 led to the takeover by the army, which ...
The Riviera Thailand project originated under the Thaksin Shinawatra administration, but was shelved after his government was ousted in the 2006 coup. The plan laid out at that time involved three zones. The first features high-end attractions within 50km of Hua Hin airport. The second concerns the ...

Gen Sonthi did not rule out a possibility of another coup, but this time led by those protesting on the streets, saying that it would just be an example of the cyclical nature of Thai politics. "It would be best for the NCPO to listen to the public," he advised. Gen Sonthi staged a coup in 2006 to topple the Thaksin ...
Post-coup elections are on the horizon in Thailand, and Thaksin Shinawatra, the fugitive former prime minister, appears raring to reprise his kingmaker role put on hold ... Thaksin was prime minister from 2001 until his ousting in 2006, when he was also barred from politics and began his self-imposed exile.
Chambers: OK, so both the 2006 coup and the 2014 coup were supported by the monarchy. In fact, endorsed directly by the monarchy. And when that happens, military rule is assured, OK, because the king is sacrosanct in Thailand, almost godly, you would you would say. Especially the last king. He was ...
BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, former leader Yingluck, were in Singapore on ... Info Service Pcl, Thailand's largest mobile phone operator, was prime minister from 2001 to 2006, when he was overthrown in a military coup supported by the ...

Thaksin was ousted as prime minister in a military coup in 2006. He fled abroad to avoid a corruption conviction. Yingluck, who is believed to have visited Japan for the first time after fleeing Thailand, was accompanied by Thaksin as well as Somchai Wongsawat, their brother-in-law and another former Thai ...
Thailand has been bitterly divided since a 2006 coup against then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, a businessman turned politician who gained the adoration of rural voters but made many enemies among the military-royalist elite. After the restoration of democracy, the military again intervened in 2014 ...
Since the 2006 military coup d'etat, successive Thai governments have suffered from a crisis of legitimacy. Legitimacy crises are particularly acute in military governments, which suffer a lack of popular support. When a government cannot boast about its performance or enjoy democratic legitimacy, it resorts ...
Since the 2006 military coup d'etat, successive Thai governments have suffered from a crisis of legitimacy. Legitimacy crises are particularly acute in military governments, which suffer a lack of popular support. When a government cannot boast about its performance or enjoy democratic legitimacy, it resorts ...
By 2006, Shinawatra had overreached in his ambitions. Between increasingly bold attempts to consolidate his power and the abuse of that power, the Thai military was finally prompted to oust him from office in a swift and bloodless coup. In the aftermath, he would be convicted for corruption and sentenced ...
This in itself may be news to those who assume that voters in Isaan, a poor region in north-east Thailand that is home to roughly a third of the country's 69m people, are blindly loyal to Thaksin Shinawatra, a former prime minister deposed in a coup in 2006, and to his sister Yingluck Shinawatra, who ran the ...
SULLIVAN: David Streckfuss literally wrote the book on lese majeste. It's called "Truth On Trial In Thailand." STRECKFUSS: Ever since the coup in 2006, the number of cases has skyrocketed. And so there's been hundreds charged - hundreds, or maybe even thousands charged - or investigated, at least ...
Ms Shinawatra, 50, was elected Thailand's first female prime minister in 2011 but was forced to step down by a constitutional court in 2014 before her government was overthrown in an army coup. Her brother, Thaksin, another former prime minister, initially fled to Britain after being ousted by a coup in 2006 ...
At the end of 2017, the Democrat Party, formerly a supporter and beneficiary of military intervention (especially after the previous 2006 coup) began to make a U-turn. The party leadership is now speaking out against the junta the National Council for peace and Order (NCPO) and pressing for an election as ...
Thailand has long been one of the economic powerhouses of Southeast Asia and central to foreign investment strategies for the region. But, worryingly for the country, ... He was ousted from government in a coup in 2006 and his younger sister Yingluck met the same fate in 2014. Last year, King Bhumibol, ...
That putsch ousted an elected government, headed by former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra and under the control of her elder brother Thaksin Shinawatra, who was similarly overthrown in the coup of September 2006. These twin coups bookended the twilight of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's glorious ...

The Democrats under Abhisit are permanently tarnished in the eyes of voters loyal to former prime ministers Thaksin (2001-06, ousted in the September 2006 coup) and his sister Yingluck (2011-14, ousted in the May 2014 coup). Pro-Thaksin voters disdain Abhisit and the Democrats because of the violent ...
The military has been running Thailand since the May 2014 coup, when it ousted the civilian government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, ending years of political turmoil, including pro-and anti-government street protests. A coup in 2006 ousted Yingluck's brother, former prime minister Thaksin ...
Since the 2006 military coup d'etat, successive Thai governments have suffered from a crisis of legitimacy. Legitimacy crises are particularly acute in military governments, which suffer a lack of popular support. When a government cannot boast about its performance or enjoy democratic legitimacy, it resorts ...
He too was ousted from power in a military coup in 2006. Before being removed from power, he oversaw a brutal "war on drugs" in 2003 that left nearly 3,000 extrajudicially killed in the streets over the course of just 90 days. He also attempted to unilaterally sign a US-Thai free trade deal without ...
Thaksin was ousted in a military coup in 2006. Both men already have outstanding arrest warrants following the 2014 coup, as part of the military's crackdown on Yingluck's Pheu Thai Party. Manas Paolik has handed himself over to Thai authorities. The other three accused are political activists in the ...
He went on to work as Thailand's deputy foreign minister from 1992 to 1995 before becoming foreign minister underneath then prime minister Chuan Leekpai, serving from 1997 until 2001. In the aftermath of Thailand's military coup in 2006, Pitsuwan was elected as the first Thai Asean secretary-general, ...
After the military coup of 2006, the interim cabinet unanimously nominated Dr Surin as the Thai candidate for ASEAN secretary-general and he was confirmed for the position in July 2007 - a first for his country. During his five-year tenure, he advocated the regional bloc to take a more activist role, moving ...
The junta is flapping and crowing about Thailand having moved up on the ... To make my point clear, during 2006 to 2014 before the coup, our ...
We lost democracy through a coup d'etat in 2014. Altogether, in the past 85 years since 1932, there have been 20 coup d'etats, both successful and failed. Get out a calculator, and we have one coup d'etat every 4.25 years. They're almost as frequent as the Olympics or World Cup. But Thailand is a ...
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha (left) meets with US president ... Since the 2006 coup that toppled Thaksin Shinawatra, Yingluck's ...
Thailand after the funeral of venerated 'people's king' ... He was ousted in a military coup in 2006 and forced into exile, but his proxy, populist ...
Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was the world's longest ... September 19, 2006: A bloodless coup ousts Thaksin while he is at the UN ...
Since the May 2014 coup against the elected government, more than 100 ... The most notable putsch occurred in 2006 against then prime ...
Thailand's fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra ... a jail sentence for graft following his ouster in a 2006 coup, took to twitter on ...
Thailand's military government says it will hold a general election in ... The country has been bitterly divided ever since a 2006 coup that ...
He justified the coup by saying Yingluck's government was corrupt. ... Shinawatra, whose elected government was deposed in a 2006 coup.
(CNN) Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in London and ... Yingluck -- ousted by a military coup in 2014 -- had been barred from ... brother, was overthrown as Prime Minister in a military coup in 2006.
Thailand's Yingluck Shinawatra: From first female PM to fugitive .... He was ousted as prime minister by an army coup in 2006, which opened a ...
Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets supporters ... He was ousted in a 2006 coup by Thailand's military amid charges of ...
The 2014 putsch marked the 12th successful coup in Thailand since 1932. The army said it was forced to take power to end a deepening cycle of violence and instability that had gripped the country since 2006, when an earlier coup toppled Yingluck's elder brother -- Thaksin Shinawatra -- as prime ...
It has long been an article of faith that ever since the coup that ... after the coup toppling Thaksin Shinawatra in 2006," Puangthong writes. In the ...
A Thai mourner pay respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej. ... Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was ousted in a coup in 2006.
Thailand, a U.S. treaty ally with modest economic links to Pyongyang, ... China began making inroads in Thailand after Prayuth staged a coup in 2014. ... grew from 1 percent of Thailand's total in 2006 to 15 percent by 2016.
Thailand is proposing the establishment of a US-Thai strategic partnership committee to boost trade and ... in 2004, but the US suspended them in 2006 after the dissolution of parliament and the subsequent military-led coup.
Yingluck Shinawatra, Ex-Leader Who Fled Thailand, Gets 5-Year ... as prime minister for five years before he was ousted in a coup in 2006.
Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets supporters ... He was ousted in a 2006 coup by Thailand's military amid charges of ...
(CNN) Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in London and ... Yingluck -- ousted by a military coup in 2014 -- had been barred from .... brother, was overthrown as Prime Minister in a military coup in 2006.
Supporters of ousted former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra wait for her at the Supreme Court in Bangkok, Thailand, August 25, 2017.
... activists marked the 11th anniversary of the 2006 coup on Tuesday ... "Thai people don't remember history and keep repeating it," she said.
To commemorate the 2006 coup that deposed his government, ... hearts of Thai people," Thaksin wrote in English via his account @thaksinlive.
On September 19, 2006, then-army chief General Sonthi Boonyaratglin staged a coup against Thaksin's elected caretaker government after ...
Thaksin, who was prime minister from 2001 until he was overthrown in a coup in 2006 and has since lived in exile, dominated Thai politics until ...
Though she was ousted in a coup in 2014, Ms Yingluck had ... 2001 and 2006, himself fled 11 years ago before the conclusion of a graft case.


 

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