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... cases against fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. ... They are the alleged corruption in the four-billion-baht loan of EXIM Bank ...
Yingluck's brother Thaksin Shinawatra first introduced the rice ... for 11 years to avoid serving a two-year sentence over a corrupt land deal.

Democrat Party legal head backs new political corruption law ... about whether it targets fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
New law must rake in all corrupt figures ... about this law, which they believe was designed to target former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, ...
Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra phoned his aides from ... Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to be tried on corruption charges in ...
Government spokesman Weerachon Sukhondhapatipak said in March that reforming Thailand requires a long-term 20-year strategy to address issues such as corruption and the economy because previous governments were unsuccessful in tackling them. Thailand ...

The National Council for peace and Order (NCPO) is systematically laying down the foundations to allow its power to take deep root in Thai politics and overshadow the role of elected politicians in the future, renowned political scientist Seksan ...
from Gen Prawit reminds me of the famous quote from former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra: "Show me the receipt!" when he was asked by reporters about corruption in his administration over a decade ago. Two different men in power from two different ...
But Sansern Poljiak, secretary-general of the National anti-corruption Commission, said no one had ordered the agency to conduct the probe and charge the politician.
Bangkok - Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra denied on Friday claims that a bomb attack at a military-run hospital in May was motivated by her brother, former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, following the arrest of a suspect in ...
In September 2006, the military staged a coup to overthrow the government of Thaksin Shinawatra. The retired engineer also confessed to being responsible for three bomb blasts in ... already condemned those responsible for such acts [planting bombs ...
The junta says its 2014 coup - the 12th time generals have successfully seized power - was needed to bring stability and root out corruption. But critics say the military is deeply hostile to ousted premiers Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister Yingluck ...
The country has a long history of bomb attacks on symbolic dates - carried out by militant political factions or separatists linked to an insurgency in the Muslim-majority south.
Watana Muangsook holds a briefing at Pheu Thai Party's head office to respond to the National anti-corruption Commission's decision to seek an indictment for his involvement in the alleged graft involving the Ua-arthorn low-cost housing scheme.
However, the United States was forced to curtail its engagement with Thailand after the ouster of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in 2006. Bilateral relations improved only shortly before the 2014 coup and declined immediately ... During the visit ...
The body was set up as a result of the military coup in 2006, as part of probe into key state projects of the Thaksin Shinawatra government. The Baan Eua-Athorn housing project, with 7,500 house units planned and a Bt2.5-billion budget, was among the ...
The lawsuit followed an indictment in February by the National anti-corruption Commission for allegedly violating Article 157 of the Penal Code regarding malfeasance and also committing wrongdoing under the anti-corruption law. Surapong managed to get ...

Bangkok: -- The National anti-corruption Commission on Wednesday said a joint committee comprising the NACC and the Office of the Attorney-General had been set up to look into contentious points in the case of alleged bribery against former Pheu Thai ...
The National anti-corruption Commission on Wednesday said a joint committee comprising the NACC and the Office of the Attorney-General had been set up to look into contentious points in the case of alleged bribery against former Pheu Thai figure ...
Neither the PDRF nor the Democrats revealed details of the confabulations, except saying: "We reached some understanding to fight the Thaksin [Shinawatra] regime and we held talks on reforms for the public good." The meeting was meant to lay to rest ...
Thaksin Shinawatra considered legalising marijuana, and recently a justice minister aired same idea, amid mounting evidence of its medicinal benefits.
Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, deposed in a coup in 2006 and jailed in absentia after being accused of corruption, tax evasion and abuse of power, is also a resident. Jerm's cartoon on President Jacob Zuma's palace in Dubai. More magic ...
Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, deposed in a coup in 2006 and jailed in absentia after being accused of corruption, tax evasion and abuse of power, is also a resident. Jerm's cartoon on President Jacob Zuma's palace in Dubai. More magic ...
Zardari was jailed for eight years for arms-deal corruption and money-laundering and moved to Dubai after his release in 2004.
An exception is what happened in Thailand in 2003, when Thaksin Shinawatra was prime minister, and an estimated 3,000 people accused of using or selling drugs were murdered without legal process.
For more than a decade, Thailand has been locked in a bitter conflict between the Bangkok-based royalist-military establishment and supporters of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, and ...
For more than a decade, Thailand has been locked in a bitter conflict between the Bangkok-based royalist-military establishment and supporters of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, and ...
An exception is what happened in Thailand in 2003, when Thaksin Shinawatra was prime minister, and an estimated 3,000 people accused of using or selling drugs were murdered without legal process.
Wuthipong is a member of the "red-shirt" movement that backed populist governments led by former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, former prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra. Both of the Shinawatras saw their governments ousted in ...
Growing popular grievances have focused on Thailand's economic doldrums, persistent corruption, intractable polarisation, and a problematic roadmap to return to democratic rule.
Growing popular grievances have focused on Thailand's economic doldrums, persistent corruption, intractable polarisation, and a problematic roadmap to return to democratic rule.
Growing popular grievances have focused on Thailand's economic doldrums, persistent corruption, intractable polarisation, and a problematic roadmap to return to democratic rule.
Wuthipong is a member of the "red-shirt" movement that backed populist governments led by former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, former prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra. Both of the Shinawatras saw their governments ousted in ...
South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye was escorted into court in handcuffs on Tuesday to hear corruption charges.
... with a range of topics from reshuffling government officers, establishing special bodies, putting Dhammakaya Temple in a controlled area, granting policing power to military officers, and stripping the police rank of Thaksin Shinawatra, the junta's ...
The populist parties led by former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra - himself ousted in a 2006 coup - and his younger sister Yingluck Shinawatra, frequently challenged the existing political order of military and bureaucracy.
Calls for police reform have taken place since the days of Thaksin Shinawatra who was the first policeman to become prime minister.
The military say the 2014 coup - the 12th time generals have successfully seized power - was needed to bring stability and root out corruption. But critics say the military is deeply hostile to ousted premiers Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister Yingluck ...
Activist Nitirat Sapsomboon, 44, is probably best known among political junkies as a key Yellowshirt figure who led a group of 40 people on a raid of state broadcasting services in August 2008 in a bid to oust the Samak Sundaravej government which was ...
The military say the 2014 coup - the 12th time generals have successfully seized power - was needed to bring stability and root out corruption. But critics say the military is deeply hostile to ousted premiers Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister Yingluck ...
Thailand has been bitterly divided since a 2006 coup against prime minister at the time Thaksin Shinawatra, a billionaire businessman turned politician who gained adoration from rural voters, mainly through rice subsidies critics argued were the ...
Chart Thai Pattana Party's acting leader, Mr Varavudh Silpa-archa, heir to the Banharn business empire, was compelled to hold a press conference to deny rumours that former premier Thaksin Shinawatra had approached him over the possibility of a "merger ...
The government was rebuked and branded as "a tyranny of the majority" -- the term which was also later used against the governments of Thaksin Shinawatra more than a decade later. Gen Chatichai fell out with strongman, Gen Suthorn Kongsompong, over ...
(The Philippines has a 31-year history of journalists' being killed for reporting and commenting on such public issues as corruption and criminality, in many instances by such State Actors as police and military personnel and local officials.) While ...
The Philippine delegation to the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) co-chaired by Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and Deputy Executive Secretary for Legal Affairs Menardo Guevarra has a ...
From its inception, the NCPO has taken a different route from that of its predecessors and brothers in arms who toppled the Thaksin Shinawatra government in 2006. At that time, the Constitution was quickly drafted, the referendum passed, and then came ...
protests spanning 2013-2014 were aimed at removing Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from power for a series of abuses, corruption and the fact that she served openly as a proxy for her brother, Thaksin Shinwatra, ousted from power earlier, convicted ...
Initiated by the Thaksin Shinawatra government in 2001, the scheme widely known as the 30-baht health scheme has ostensibly opened access to medical treatment for all.
... vows, as did Thaksin Shinawatra, who most teachers of textbook democracy don't regard as a threat to that system. Malaysia's Najib Razak faces mounting evidence of corruption, but he is being protected by a system boasting the best checks and balances.
Duterte is being condemned for not respecting human rights, but he was elected by the people and is implementing campaign vows, as did Thaksin Shinawatra, who most teachers of textbook democracy don't regard as a threat to that system. Malaysia's Najib ...


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