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The demonstrators hoped to prevent new prime minister Somchai Wongsawat, Thaksin's brother-in-law, from delivering his policy announcement after he succeeded Samak Sundaravej, who was forced to resign the premiership for having a concurrent role as a TV cooking show host. Mr Somchai was ...
The Supreme Administrative Court yesterday ordered the Royal Thai police (RTP) to pay compensation to more than 250 yellow-shirt demonstrators injured in the 2008 crackdown outside parliament. In its ruling, the court held the RTP accountable for injuries caused to a total of 261 people, most of whom ...

The difference this time, though, is it's running out of options. "Outsider" candidates are put off by what happened to the late Samak Sundaravej, while those close to the Shinawatras or even bearing the clan's name are downright apprehensive. analysts, especially those leaning towards Pheu Thai, may ask ...
Proving the Shinawatra family's divisiveness, one of their critics tweeted that the family viewed beneficial rulings as just, and those they lost as unjust. Three Thaksin-backed Pheu Thai prime ministers have been removed from office by the Constitutional Court in the past nine years: Samak Sundaravej and ...
Renowned as a straight-talker with a penchant for profane invective, for four decades Samak followed a political career which included an incarnation as an Anti-Communist rabble rouser; but many supporters remembered him best for his popular Tasting and Ranting programme on Thai state television, ...
Thailand's 'cookery prime minister' Samak Sundaravej could be reinstated. Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej is poised to return as premier just two days after a court disqualified him for hosting a television cookery programme. Samak Sundaravej must stand down as Thai Prime Minister ...

Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej has a notoriously big appetite. In an interview with TIME earlier this year, he spent far more time expounding on his favorite fried-rice recipe than detailing just how he would tackle rising prices of the grain. But on September 9, Samak's food fetish looked like it ...
Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- Thailand's new Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej is the first to be democratically elected since the nation's bloodless coup in 2006. A veteran politician and former governor of Bangkok, Samak is accused of being a nominee of friend and former Prime Minister Thaksin ...
Bangkok -- With the selection of Samak Sundaravej as prime minister on Monday, Thailand has completed a transition from military rule back to elected government. But analysts predict that the bumpy ride is not over for Thai politics: Mr. Samak's tenure is likely to be tempestuous and his administration ...
Samak Sundaravej, who was prime minister of Thailand for nine months in 2008, has died of cancer at the age of 74. He was known as a man of contradictions. There was the abrasive royalist who made both friends and enemies serving in various cabinets and as Bangkok governor. There was also the ...
In 2008, Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej was strongly criticised when he accused Europe of using Aung San Suu Kyi as 'a political tool'.
Wongsawat had become the prime minister after the previous holder of the position, Mr Samak Sundaravej, had his tenure terminated for ...
But in the 2007 vote, Pheu Thai won with Samak Sundaravej at its helm. A former Bangkok governor and deputy prime minister in a previous, ...
Ex-PM Samak Sundaravej had escaped to the US after the Thai appeals court upheld its conviction and issued a two-year jail sentence.
"So, maybe we will see new figures rising up either from the Shinawatra family or a proxy like Samak Sundaravej." Sukhum did not think that the ...
This happened just three months after Samak Sundaravej, the PPP leader, took office. He was then discharged from the premiership following ...
Renowned as a straight-talker with a penchant for profane invective, for four decades Samak followed a political career which included an ...

Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- Thailand's new Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej is the first to be democratically elected since the nation's ...
Samak Sundaravej, who was prime minister of Thailand for nine months in 2008, has died of cancer at the age of 74. He was known as a man ...
... democracy's movement against the elected government of then-premier Samak Sundaravej, whom they regarded as strongly connected with ...
In another controversial case, former prime minister and PPP leader Samak Sundaravej was forced to resign after the court ruled that he had ...
... in the past nine years: Samak Sundaravej and Somchai Wongsawat, both in 2008; and Yingluck on May 7, 2014, shortly before the last coup.
"So, maybe we will see new figures rising up either from the Shinawatra family or a proxy like Samak Sundaravej." Sukhum did not think that the ...
... by Thaksin and his successors, from late Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej and Mr Somchai to former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Wongsawat, Thaksin's brother-in-law, had taken office a month earlier, replacing Samak Sundaravej, who was disqualified by the courts over ...
... imposed by the primary court, for their seizure of government House in an attempt to oust then-Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej in 2008.
The demonstration intended to prevent Mr Somchai from delivering his policy announcement after he succeeded Samak Sundaravej, who was ...
This happened just three months after Samak Sundaravej, the PPP leader, took office. He was then discharged from the premiership following ...
The PAD, which is now dissolved, wanted to pressure then-prime ministers Samak Sundaravej and Somchai Wongsawat to resign, accusing ...
... by the world was in September 2008 when a Thai Constitutional court had ordered country's incumbent Prime Minister, Samak Sundaravej, ...
The demonstrators intended to prevent Mr Somchai from delivering his policy announcement after he succeeded Samak Sundaravej, who was ...
A toilet came to the temporary rescue in 2008 of then Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej. Pursued by a gaggle of journalists in Bangkok, the outnumbered PM was forced to take refuge in a Chatuchak toilet to escape the persistent newshounds who ...
"The People's Power Party was dissolved just because Samak Sundaravej appeared as a chef on television," Mr. Hun Sen said, referring to a side gig that Thai courts deemed a conflict of interest.
2008 - Lawmakers elect Samak Sundaravej as Prime Minister of Thailand. 2014 - District One of the Dh30 billion Mohammad Bin Rashid City project is inaugurated in Dubai.
Mr Srisuwan likened Pol Lt Gen Sanit's case to that of former Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej whose premiership was nullified in 2008 by the Constitutional Court, which found his paid appearance on a TV cooking show constituted a conflict of interest.
There are currently 800 free buses and 152 free trains in service. The free ride scheme was initiated in 2008 during Samak Sundaravej's term as prime minister and has been continued ever since to help lower travel expenses for low-income people.
The free bus and train rides were introduced by the late Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej in 2008 as a temporary measure to help poor people undergoing economic difficulties.
Primo ministro fu nominato Samak Sundaravej, che dopo pochi mesi venne destituito dalla Corte Costituzionale per conflitto d'interessi. Il suo posto fu preso da un altro membro del PPP, Somchai Wongsawat, cognato di Thaksin, che dopo soli due mesi fu a ...
Primo ministro fu nominato Samak Sundaravej, che dopo pochi mesi venne destituito dalla Corte Costituzionale per conflitto d'interessi. Il suo posto fu preso da un altro membro del PPP, Somchai Wongsawat, cognato di Thaksin, che dopo soli due mesi fu a ...
The lawsuit centred on changes to a book cover concerning the late Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, who led the red-shirt-backed People Power Party, a successor to the defunct Thai Rak Thai Party.
... Veerakan Musikapong, Jatuporn Prompan and Nattawut Saikuar, alleging the three said on the television show Truth Today on Nov 27, 2009 that he reprinted a book with the intention of tarnishing the reputation of former prime minister Samak ...
However, the Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Persons Holding Political Positions only delivered a guilty verdict and passed sentences on former Bangkok governor Samak Sundaravej and former deputy interior minister Pracha Maleenont in 2013.
Samak Sundaravej managed to win these key elections and to form a government, but the new parliament was dissolved by the Constitutional Court on charges of fraud.
This is a country where the late Samak Sundaravej lost his job as prime minister because he received a pittance for appearing on a TV show.
From the ashes of the Thai Rak Thai Party sprung the People's Power Party which again won an election and set up a government headed by veteran politician Samak Sundaravej. People's Power soon met the same fate and was disbanded for election fraud.
In early 2008, then Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, dubbed a Thaksin proxy, vowed to wage another anti-drug war "rigorously", but the National human rights Commission cautioned the government.
He compared them to the elected prime ministers in the same period: Gen Chatichai Choonhavan, Chuan Leekpai, Banharn Silpa-archa, Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, Thaksin Shinawatra, Samak Sundaravej, Somchai Wongsawat, Abhisit Vejjajiva and ...
He compared them to the elected prime ministers in the same period: Gen Chatichai Choonhavan, Chuan Leekpai, Banharn Silpa-archa, Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, Thaksin Shinawatra, Samak Sundaravej, Somchai Wongsawat, Abhisit Vejjajiva and ...
... power back to a democratically elected government, after the 15 months between September 2006 and January 2008, it did not halt the success of Thaksin's successor parties (the People's Power Party under Samak Sundaravej and Somchai Wongsawat, ...
The lawsuit stated that Mr Surapong, 59, while being the finance minister in the People Power Party-led government of the late Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej, appointed three people -- Sathit Limpongpan, Vijit Supinij and Chaiwat Wibulsawasdi -- to be ...


 

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