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... Bangkok Special Prison and the Women's Remand Home to serve their remaining jailterms. The other five who did not show up and the court issued warrants for their arrests. The PAD demonstrations in 2008 aimed to oust the People's Power Party, which was the reincarnation of the Thai Rak Thai pary.
Thailand's Universal Coverage Scheme came out of the manifesto of Thaksin Shinawatra's Thai Rak Thai party for the 2001 general election. It brought him to power and contributes to his persistent popularity. At the time Shinawatra took over, the government's tax revenue was just 13% of the Gross ...

Thailand's universal coverage scheme is tax-financed, with benefits focused on prevention and primary care. Before the general election in 2001, the Thai-Rak-Thai Party took up the issue of universal healthcare scheme, won the election and subsequently launched the National Security Health Act. Around ...
Unfortunately, the Thai diplomat -- he served in the first Thaksin Shinawatra Thai Rak Thai government -- has not made matters better. He claimed Mr Richardson staged the confrontation with Ms Suu Kyi to grab headlines. That is not consistent with the US diplomat's long background in international crises ...
Acting on behalf of Mr Yongyut, also the former transport minister in the defunct Thai Rak Thai party, his lawyer Udom Prongfah named Chuvit as the first defendant in two libel cases, one on Channel 3: and another on Thai Rath TV. On Channel 3's “Chuvit Mee Ruang Lao” talk show, Chuvit was named first ...
Furthermore, consider this: In the 2001 general election, Thaksin and Thai Rak Thai party won more than 11 million or 40.6 percent of the popular vote, leading them to capture 248 seats in parliament. In 2005, they won more than 14 million or 56.4 percent of the popular vote for 375 seats. In 2011, Yingluck ...

Earlier, the public prosecutor of the Southern Bangkok Civil Litigation Department decided not to indict Pol Lt-Col Banyin, former Thai Rak Thai MP for Nakhon Sawan, and his alleged accomplices due to insufficient evidence. But this was objected by the national police chief, Pol Gen Chakthip Chaijinda, ...
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. His anticipated role as a party leader would be the first time that he ...
Yingluck led the Pheu Thai Party, the successor of Thaksin's Thai Rak Thai Party in the 2011 general election and won a landslide victory, though her government was overthrown by the military in 2014 during a political crisis. The new leader of the pro-Thakin wing remains unclear, but some experts point ...
Surapong Suebwonglee, former deputy public health minister in the Thai Rak Thai-led administration, said despite problems the 30-baht health care programme should continue but in a sustainable manner. "The issues are perspective and priority-setting. The public health minister or the permanent ...
He said military-backed parties of the past, including the Manangkasila and Samakkhitham parties, failed because the people did not accept them. The Thai Rak Thai Party, which merged many parties together, also failed. "The military parties of the past taught people a lesson. It's hard to predict, though, ...
... including the Manangkasila and Samakkhitham parties, had failed because the people did not accept them. Thai Rak Thai, which merged a lot of parties together, also failed. "The military parties of the past taught people a lesson. It's hard to predict, though, as nowadays we have freedom in social media.
Somsak, a former key figure in the now defunct Thai Rak Thai Party, emerged from obscurity yesterday and held a press conference to express his political views. He suggested that MPs be freed from the apron strings of their parties, but such a move would require an amendment to the new Constitution.
Thai Rak Thai was accused of hiring the Pattana Chartthai and Paen Din Thai parties to field candidates in the House of Representatives election in 2006 to avoid having no competitors in several constituencies after the major opposition parties boycotted the polls. If they had no rivals for the seat, the Thai ...
It consists of five local and five foreign members, including the Thaksin-era foreign minister and Thai Rak Thai Party powerhouse, Surakiart Sathirathai, who now is a professional peace advocate. The members are to recommend steps "to create harmony for peaceful co-existence" in Rakhine state. Like the ...
Thai Rak Thai was accused of hiring the Pattana Chartthai and Paen Din Thai parties to field candidates in the House of Representatives election in 2006 to avoid having no competitors in several constituencies after the major opposition parties boycotted the polls. If they had no rivals for the seat, the Thai ...
Carpets, in fact, have proved so valuable that he has been forced to abandon several positions, including member of parliament, a seat on the board of directors at the Srivikorn School, and a seat on the board of directors of the Thai Rak Thai Party, which famously won a landslide victory in the 2001 ...

It was later said that the reason for this decision was that the government led by the Thai Rak Thai Party did not want to endorse a candidate from the rival opposition Democrat Party. After the military coup of 2006, the interim cabinet unanimously nominated Dr Surin as the Thai candidate for ASEAN ...
The only son of fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been formally charged with money-laundering, the Department of Special Investigations said on Wednesday. Panthongtae Shinawatra is accused of receiving a $300,000 cheque in 2004 related to an earlier corruption case ...
The decision politicised the 1997 constitution and catalysed Thailand's democratic downfall. The Constitutional Court lost credibility, whereas the NCCC became marginalised. Not long after, Thaksin absorbed smaller parties and made Thai Rak Thai into a juggernaut, winning re-election in February 2005, ...
Sudarat, 57, was once a deputy leader in the Thai Rak Thai Party, the now-defunct Pheu Thai precursor founded by Thaksin Shinawatra in 1998. She staged an unsuccessful run for governor of Bangkok in 2000. The pundit class gives a mixed assessment of her capability to lead the party out of the ...
BANGKOK - Before the Puea Thai Party, there was the People's Power Party and Thai Rak Thai party. The latter two were dissolved by the courts over the past decade. Their key members and executives were banned from politics. Prime ministers from those parties were either toppled by the military, ...
The Supreme Court on Friday sentenced former police officer Pol Colonel Charnchai Netiratkan to two years' imprisonment for offering a bribe to a Constitutional Court judge in a bid to prevent dissolution of the now-defunct Thai Rak Thai Party in 2006. The court upheld a ruling by the Appeal Court in ...
Unfortunately, the Thai diplomat – he served in the first Thaksin Shinawatra Thai Rak Thai government – has not made matters better. He claimed Richardson staged the confrontation with the State Counsellor to grab headlines. That is not consistent with the US diplomat's long background in international ...
Samphan Lertnuwat, a former member of the Bhumjai Thai Party, along with some members of that party as well as others from the old Thai Rak Thai and New Aspiration parties, alongside other experienced politicians, held a press conference on Tuesday to announce their efforts to set up the Citizens' ...
It consists of five local and five foreign members, including the Thaksin-era foreign minister and Thai Rak Thai Party powerhouse, Surakiart Sathirathai, who now is a professional peace advocate. The members are to recommend steps "to create harmony for peaceful co-existence" in Rakhine state. Like the ...
Thai Rak Thai was accused of hiring the Pattana Chartthai and Paen Din Thai parties to field candidates in the House of Representatives election in 2006 to avoid having no competitors in several constituencies after the major opposition parties boycotted the polls. If they had no rivals for the seat, the Thai ...
It was later said that the reason for this decision was that the government led by the Thai Rak Thai Party did not want to endorse a candidate from the rival opposition Democrat Party. After the military coup of 2006, the interim cabinet unanimously nominated Dr Surin as the Thai candidate for ASEAN ...
He tried convincing everyone -- people, governments, bureaucrats and politicians in many political parties including the Democrats, Chart Thai, Sereetham and Thai Rak Thai -- that UHC could be achievable in Thailand. But Thaksin got Dr Sanguan's idea the most. He promoted universal health coverage ...
It was also at this time that the ministry became political, with a number of populist projects introduced – from the “million cow” project to the “million rubber tree” project – to win popularity among the many farmers. As a result of these policies over many years, Thai Rak Thai and its successor Pheu Thai have ...
As a result, then Thai Rak Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra used equal access to public health, an idea initiated by the late doctor Sanguan Nittayaramphong, as a policy during election campaigns. Notwithstanding the implementation of the 30-baht scheme, public healthcare woes still exist. These include a ...
This business tactic by the agribusiness giants does not date from this government, and I suspect banning farmers from trading seeds is a result of the lobbying by the agribusiness giants to the apologist for the TPP, deputy premier Somkid Jatusripitak, former Thai Rak Thai and Pheu Thai minister of finance ...
His confidence in the former deputy leader of the now-defunct Thai Rak Thai, and his belief that she is the strongest candidate to lead Pheu Thai, has apparently not wavered. Khunying Sudarat may have chosen to keep herself out of the limelight after she faced a slew of criticism last month for allegedly ...
It will be interesting to see what compensation the sacrificial lambs will receive and why they were made to sacrifice for others. Thai rak Thai.
Founded in 2007, Pheu Thai Party is the third incarnation of Thaksin's political aspirations following the dissolution of Thai Rak Thai Party and ...
A more compromising Thaksin would choose someone like the former deputy leader of his earlier Thai Rak Thai party, Sudarat Keyuraphan, ...
The National Counter Corruption Commission had indicted Thaksin on an 8-to-1 vote in December 2000, days before his Thai Rak Thai (TRT) ...
His party Thai Rak Thai introduced modern political techniques into Thailand such as surveys and focus groups, but it is his policies that will ...
Sudarat, 57, was once a deputy leader in the Thai Rak Thai Party, the now-defunct Pheu Thai precursor founded by Thaksin Shinawatra in ...
... 2006 coup, the subsequent election saw the victory of Thaksin's People Power Party, seen as a reincarnation of his first party, Thai Rak Thai.
After Thai Rak Thai was dissolved by a court order for vote buying, Jatuporn joined its reincarnation, the People's Power Party. After it was ...
The Constitutional Court in 2006 heard the case in which Thai Rak Thai was accused of electoral fraud, a charge punishable by dissolution.
Carpets, in fact, have proved so valuable that he has been forced to abandon several positions, including member of parliament, a seat on the board of directors at the Srivikorn School, and a seat on the board of directors of the Thai Rak Thai Party, which famously won a landslide victory in the 2001 ...
He was a co-founder and deputy leader of the Thai Rak Thai party and served at various times as justice minister, the energy minister, and ...
The coup ended his premiership, a position he had held since leading the former Thai Rak Thai party to two landslide election victories.
The coup ended his premiership, a position he had held since leading the former Thai Rak Thai party to two landslide election victories.
PHUKET: Former Thai Rak Thai Party leader for Phuket Dr Sriyada Shinawatra doesn't think the riots and arson attacks in the country yesterday ...
The National Counter Corruption Commission had indicted Thaksin on an 8-to-1 vote in December 2000, days before his Thai Rak Thai (TRT) ...
The 2006 coup, led by the Council for Democratic Reform, ousted then-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his Thai Rak Thai government ...
His party Thai Rak Thai introduced modern political techniques into Thailand such as surveys and focus groups, but it is his policies that will ...


 

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