• Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    New party, old faces: political entrant’s leaders are Shinawatra loyalists
    Family members and loyalists to the powerful former Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra were on Wednesday elected to head a new party, reinvigorating the division that has characterised and paralysed Thai politics for over a generation.
    opinion
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    Panthongtae pleads not guilty
    FORMER PM Thaksin Shinawatra’s son Panthongtae pleaded not guilty when he showed up in court yesterday to fight a money-laundering case related to a controversial Krungthai Bank loan.
    politics
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai could be dissolved if Thaksin is found to be interfering, EC warns
    PHEU THAI PARTY could be dissolved if it were found to have let former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra interfere with its internal affairs, a senior Election Commission (EC) official warned yesterday.
    politics
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:58
    EC investigates alleged Thaksin ‘influence’ over Pheu Thai
    The Election Commission (EC) is gathering information regarding former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s alleged interference in the Pheu Thai Party’s internal affairs, EC secretary-general Jarungvith Phumma said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:42
    EC should investigate whether Thaksin meddled in Pheu Thai’s affairs: Prawit
    The Election Commission should investigate to see whether former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra had recently interfered in Pheu Thai Party’s internal affairs in violation of the law, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan said on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    Thaksin’s son indicted in the KTB loan scandal
    THE SON of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was indicted yesterday for collusion in money laundering in connection with the Krungthai Bank loan scandal, in a case he claimed was politically motivated.
    politics
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thaksin-Prawit showdown just a taste of things to come
    The verbal warfare being waged in full view of the world between Thaksin Shinawatra and Prawit Wongsuwan is disturbing. Even more worrying is that it’s only a taste of what’s to come. Pro-military and pro-Thaksin camps are furiously trading reports of the “war”, but none of them has pointed out the inconvenient truth, which is that we are looking at just the tip of the iceberg.
    opinion
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thaksin, his men poke fun at junta leaders
    JUNTA LEADERS became the objects of derision yesterday, when former PM Thaksin Shinawatra and his men began posting sarcastic messages about the premier and his No 2 man.
    politics
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:46
    Yingluck posts reviews of Moscow during visit with Thaksin
    Fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced on her Facebook wall on Saturday that she was visiting Moscow with her brother, fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Yingluck wrote that her brother took her to visit his friends.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 18:55
    Court set to issue ruling on Mae Moh fossils case
    After a decade-long wait, the Central Administrative Court will on Thursday issue a verdict on a case filed by residents of Lampang’s Mae Moh district against the Thaksin Shinawatra-led Cabinet for failing to protect a large cluster of 13-million-year-old mollusc fossils.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 17:39
    Thaksin son's case postponed
    Public prosecutors have postponed until October 10 their decision whether to indict the son of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and two others for money laundering, in connection with the Krungthai Bank loan scandal.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 19:12
    Thaksin vows to fight for ‘democracy'
    Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra vowed to keep on his “battle for Thailand’s democracy”, despite living in self-exile overseas for around a decade, according to the red-shirt media on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
    How the political divide has affected gender equality
    Thaksin Shinawatra is, understandably, frustrated. And extremely frustrated people rarely watch their words. That being said, whoever helped him come up with the “camouflaged skirts” remark he used to describe the military government should have their pay severely cut.
    opinion
  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 17:15
    Thaksin son summoned in fraud probe
    Public prosecutors have summoned Panthongtae Shinawatra, the only son of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, and two others on September 5 to hear a decision whether to indict them for money laundering.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    The haunting of dubious politicians
    Former premiers Thaksin Shinawatra and Najib Razak have had a bad week due to criminal suspicions
    opinion
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