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He fled abroad to avoid a corruption conviction. According to Kyodo News, Yingluck Shinawatra, who is believed to have visited Japan for the first time after fleeing Thailand, was accompanied by her brother, Thaksin Shinawatra as well as Somchai Wongsawat, their brother-in-law who is also a former Thai ...
She and her brother, ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, had been in Japan and left for Hong Kong on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. Mr Thaksin was ousted as prime minister in a military coup in 2006. He fled abroad to avoid a corruption conviction and also spent time in Hong Kong, ...

Former Thai PM Thaksin Shinawatra wishing followers a good Chinese New Year in a photo that was posted on his daughter's Instagram on Feb 10, 2018. PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/@ ... Interpol, to help. Thaksin has been living in exile to avoid a 2008 jail sentence for corruption and has a home in Dubai.
Thaksin Shinawatra is in Beijing, according to his daughter, and there are reports his sister Yingluck might be with him. ... of power in the Ratchada land auction case in 2008 while Yingluck was convicted of neglect of duty in a government rice sales corruption case involving two of her cabinet ministers.
Thailand's military-led government is facing growing criticism for again delaying the next general election that is supposed to return the country to civilian rule, at least nominally. The military junta, known as the National Council for peace and Order (NCPO), has been in power since May 2014, and has set ...

The situation worsened under the administration of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, whose corruption and human rights violations turned a large proportion of society against him. The anti-Thaksin demonstrators concluded that democracy is incompatible with Thailand's unique context.
The People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) and its supporters took to the streets for seven months, aiming to rid Thailand of the influence of Yingluck, and her billionaire brother, ousted former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, who had massive support among the rural poor in the north and northeast.
As long as prostitution remains technically illegal, as it has been in Thailand since 1966, the industry will continue to foster police corruption while putting ... The former Thaksin Shinawatra government made such a move in 2003 when the Justice Ministry held a public discussion on its proposal to legalise ...
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 ...
... roots political success of billionaire businessman Thaksin Shinawatra and later his sister Yingluck Shinawatra. The Shinawatras fundamentally changed Thai politics with populist policies aimed at wooing the country's poor rural majority, but their time in power was also marred by allegations of corruption ...
Yingluck fled Thailand in late August to escape punishment for allowing corruption to occur under her watch in her government's rice-pledging ... Since then speculation has mounted she could be residing with her former premier brother Thaksin Shinawatra in Dubai or applying for asylum in the UK.
The rewritten language cleared way to vacate the corruption conviction of former leader Thaksin Shinawatra, the de facto leader of Pheu Thai Party living as a fugitive in exile. The National anti-corruption Commission said it took the case to determine whether the 40 politicians submitted the bill with "illegal ...
Thaksin Shinawatra's one-year ownership had become increasingly Shambolic as his assets were frozen and he faced corruption charges back in Thailand. Sheikh Mansour and his entourage turned up at just the right time, purchasing Shinawatra's stake in City and launching last-minute bids for several players as the ...
They used the old political mantra - highlighting their fight against the elected Yingluck government's abuse of power, and against her brother Thaksin Shinawatra through their platform of anti-corruption, reform and the rebuilding of Thailand. These may be persuasive for many PDRC supporters, but others ...
Thailand's foreign minister said Tuesday that former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last year to evade a prison sentence, is in Britain, after photos surfaced online apparently showing Yingluck in London. Yingluck, whose government was ousted in a 2014 coup, was sentenced in ...
UHC is often dubbed as the masterpiece of Thaksin Shinawatra, who launched the scheme with the slogan "30 baht treats all diseases". It is mainly funded by tax on a .... They also accused the NHSO of corruption, which was ruled out by the Office of the Auditor General's investigation. It's like deja vu.

The government blamed her for negligence in the scheme, saying it caused the state to suffer multi-billion dollar losses through corruption. ... in Dubai where her elder brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, owns a house, or in London, where she is thought to be applying for political asylum.
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 ...
Since the 2014 coup, Thai authorities have targeted figures associated with the family of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. ... to be held this year in Malaysia, where Prime Minister Najib Razak has ruthlessly used state agencies to silence critics amid one of the world's largest corruption scandals.
"There is no proof that he has anything to do with alleged corruption." ... He is known for the formation of the "40 senator group" that often scrutinised the governments of the defunct People's Power Party and Pheu Thai Party, which are seen as incarnations of Thaksin Shinawatra's late Thai Rak Thai Party.
Prior to the rise of Thaksin Shinawatra in the early 2000s, Thailand had a new Constitution that promoted checks and balances, together with greater political stability and effectiveness. But former Prime Minister Thaksin undermined the country's 1997 constitution, and his rule was marred by corruption and ...
Officially, Gen Prawit has until Jan 8 to tell the National anti-corruption Commission (NACC) why the luxury watches, possibly worth more than 10 million ... How about the "honest mistake" made by former PM Thaksin Shinawatra who claimed he forgot to list some of his stocks in his assets declaration?
Bangkok -- Pheu Thai Party's chairman said Friday his party was not behind calendars featuring former prime ministers Thaksin Shinawatra and Yingluck Shinawatra, who are ... Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha slammed the calendars on the grounds that Thaksin was a corrupt fugitive from justice.
An image of a foot on the face of fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in a tweet accusing the author of this column of being on his payroll ... For those who hate Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra, their supporters are despised as either corrupt or foolish, red water buffaloes, or kwai daeng, who ...
Gen Prayut states, "Thai people must reject and no longer tolerate any kind of corruption. .. if all parties help one another to fight against it …we can do it. ... former premier Thaksin Shinawatra's decision to nominate Surakiart Sathirathai as Thai candidate for the UNSG position came many years after Surin ...
National Anti corruption Commission (NACC) are reviving three cases, including two involving fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. NACC President Pol General Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit said on Thursday that he had instructed its legal office to revive three cases under the jurisdiction of the ...
He fled abroad to avoid a corruption conviction. According to Kyodo, 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 who is also a former Thai prime minister. They stayed in Japan for ...
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 prime minister. They stayed in Japan for private purposes, the ...
The Pheu Thai Party has criticised the National anti-corruption Commission (NACC) for interfering with the legislative branch over the anti-graft ... The bill was criticised for its alleged implicit aim of benefitting former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra as it set out to nullify corruption cases from 2006 onward ...
... political success of billionaire businessman Thaksin Shinawatra and later his sister, Yingluck Shinawatra. The Shinawatras fundamentally changed Thai politics with populist policies aimed at wooing the country's poor rural majority, but their time in power was also marred by allegations of corruption.
... the Yingluck government of financial irresponsibility and graft, saying it caused the country to suffer billions of dollars in losses through corruption. ... her elder brother and former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra owns a house - or in London, where she is thought to be applying for political asylum.
The Supreme Court for politicians has set up a panel of judges to try Thaksin Shinawatra in absentia in the telecommunications Excise tax conversion case, ... case were filed by the OAG, while cases involving Exim Bank lending and the online lottery were filed by the National anti-corruption Commission.
... directed against Thailand's most powerful oligarch, Thaksin Shinawatra, the ... It is the junta's promises that it will crack down on corruption, ...
corruption's escape routes closing one by one ... What happens in the several cases involving Thaksin Shinawatra should reveal more about ...
Bangkok -- Public prosecutors said Tuesday they would pursue two corruption cases against former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra ...
... to the Supreme Court asking that two criminal corruption cases against fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra proceed as trials in absentia.
... in power only leads to complacency and possible corruption, as one is ... its introduction under Thaksin Shinawatra's premiership in 2002.
... facto leader-in-exile Thaksin Shinawatra, according to a party source. ... anti-corruption Commission and the Public Sector Anti-corruption ...
... two of them involving former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, before ... Pol Gen Watcharapol said the cases involve alleged corruption in ...
... since 2006, when a coup removed then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. ... But his enemies accuse him of corruption, which he denies.
When Yingluck was aware of the corruption, and failed to stop it, this ... may have had a photograph with Yingluck's brother Thaksin Shinawatra.
... in jail for her negligence in preventing corruption and irregularities in her ... is in London, where her brother Thaksin Shinawatra has a home.
THE NATIONAL anti-corruption Commission (NACC) is reviving two cases related to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra following the ...
National Anti corruption Commission (NACC) are reviving three cases, ... two involving fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
A National Anti corruption Commission (NACC) source said on ... reviving cases involving fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has denied ... In 2008, Shinawatra was sentenced to two years in prison over land corruption.
I see Sharif and Shinawatra be cases of politicizing corruption while those of ... namely, Silvio Berlusconi (Italy), Thaksin Shinawatra (Thailand), ...
... to the outstanding cases against former PM Thaksin Shinawatra. ... General's Office as well as the National anti-corruption Commission are ...
Fugitive ex-Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra will face four charges ... a court sentenced him to two years in prison on corruption charges.


 

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