• Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:50
    Former foreign minister given two-year jail sentence in Thaksin passports case 
    The Supreme Court’s Political Office Holders Division on Tuesday sentenced Surapong Tohvichakchaikul, a former foreign minister, to two years in jail for malfeasance and dereliction of duty by reissuing passports for fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra in 2011.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    Thaksin and Suthep straddle the thin line between bold and dumb
    We have seen two acts of political insanity over the past few days. The question is which one of them – Suthep Thaugsuban publicly announcing he was going back on his words, or Thaksin Shinawatra reminding everyone that he remains the de facto supreme leader of the Pheu Thai Party – is the smarter of the two.
    opinion
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Coup nothing to do with Thaksin
    It seems as though the letter writer, Nick, is referring to Thaksin Shinawatra’s abuse of power to justify the current junta. But the last coup had nothing to do with him, because at the time he had been out of power for years.
    your say
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Thaksin, Yingluck enjoying their |tour of the US
    THE Shinawatra siblings, Thaksin and Yingluck, yesterday publicised their trip to the United States, where they said they had met some of their “politicians and businessmen” friends.
    politics
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Court to hear case against Thaksin over TPI rehabilitation
    FUGITIVE FORMER prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will face another lawsuit for the alleged wrongful exercise of his powers in the Thai Petrochemical Industry (TPI) rehabilitation case in 2003.
    politics
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 01:00
    Thaksin wants to return home, says Chavalit
    FORMER prime minister Chavalit Yongchaiyudh yesterday said he felt fugitive ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra wanted to return home when they talked on the phone “a few days ago”.
    politics
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 16:33
    Thaksin praises Mahathir over win, as Pheu Thai awaits election
    Thailand’s former PM Thaksin Shinawatra on Thursday congratulated Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad, who freshly won a historic victory in the election over scandal-ridden Najib Razak.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai politicians risk political death penalty
    THAKSIN SHINAWATRA, who is widely regarded as the Pheu Thai Party’s patriarch, and its politicians seem to be risking their political lives by playing with a law that prohibits outside influence on political parties.
    politics
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Anti-corruption body sues Thaksin for abuse of power
    THE NATIONAL Counter-Corruption Commission (NCCC) has filed a new lawsuit against former premier Thaksin Shinawatra for an alleged abuse of his power while in office, dating back to his 2003 authorisation for the Finance Ministry to administer the Thai Petrochemical Industry’s (TPI) rehabilitation plan.
    politics
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:30
    Administrative Court reinstates Chaturon’s passports, rejects Thaksin’s plea
    THE SUPREME Administrative Court ruled yesterday that the termination of Pheu Thai Party key member Chaturon Chaisaeng’s passports was illegal.
    politics
  • Fri, 13 Apr 2018 18:44
    Fugitive PMs gather for blessings
    A photo of fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra getting a Songkran blessing from her brother and fellow deposed prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has spread online.
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  • Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:55
    Thaksin hopes for new govt by next Songkran
    Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra posted on Facebook on Friday for Thai New Year, wishing all Thais well and that the country will have an elected government by next Songkran.
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  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 16:14
    Shinawatra siblings ‘should be ashamed’, says Prayut
    Former government leaders Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra should feel ashamed for appearing in public even though they are lawbreakers, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday.
    politics
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 09:49
    Cambridge Analytica's parent company reported to have had hand in Indonesian, Thai politics
    The parent company of British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica (CA) may have been operating in South-east Asia as far back as two decades ago, managing civil unrest in Indonesia and paving the way for Thaksin Shinawatra to take power in Thailand, news website Quartz has reported.
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  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00
    Prawit dismisses Thaksin prediction of a ‘landslide win’
    THE JUNTA yesterday played down the current visit of former prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra to Japan, with a key figure disputing a claim by the Pheu Thai patriarch that the party would gain “another landslide victory” in the next election.
    politics
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