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  • August 20, 2016 1:00 am

    Much ado about the meaning of ‘Thaksin Group’

    It’s no secret that the name Thaksin has in Thai a Sanskrit root stemming from the word dakshin, which means south.

    politics
  • August 18, 2016 1:00 am

    Ex-MP files defamation complaint on behalf of Thaksin

    Former Pheu Thai Party MP Khattiyaa Sawatdiphol yesterday filed a defamation complaint on behalf of ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra against academic Arthit Ourairat for falsely accusing the former leader of being behind the recent bomb attacks in the South.

    politics
  • August 6, 2016 1:00 am

    But for Thaksin, Thailand could move forward

    On the eve of Sundays’ referendum, nobody seems to realise there is one person who can help break the political deadlock in our country: Thaksin Shinawatra.

    opinion
  • August 4, 2016 5:28 pm

    Charter a "folly" ahead of referendum : Thaksin

    Former Thai Prime MinisterThaksin Shinawatra on Thursday criticised a military-backed draft constitution as a "folly" that would perpetuate the powerof the ruling junta and make it impossible for future elected governments to rule.

    politics
  • July 27, 2016 1:00 am

    Shinawatra siblings celebrate Thaksin’s 67th birthday

    TWO SIBLINGS who are both former prime ministers were reunited yesterday for the first time in two years thanks to Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Live.

    politics
  • July 26, 2016 3:20 pm

    Yingluck sings ‘Your Song’ for Thaksin’s birthday

    Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday sang a song to wish her brother, former prime minister Thaksin Shianwatra, a happy birthday.

    breakingnews
  • July 26, 2016 3:09 pm

    Thaksin says democracy to return to Thailand soon

    Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra Tuesday expressed confidence that democracy would return to Thailand soon.

    breakingnews
  • June 9, 2016 1:00 am

    Former Thaksin adviser Trairong dies at 67

    General Trairong Intharathat - a former adviser to Thaksin Shinawatra - died yesterday of heart failure. He was 67 years old.

    politics
  • June 1, 2016 1:00 am

    Dhammakaya-Thaksin link reveals the politicisation of Thai Buddhism

    The Dhammakaya Temple is known to have close links with Thaksin Shinawatra. During Thaksin’s time in power, the widespread belief was that Dhammakaya’s abbot, Phra Dhammachayo, sought support and protection from Thaksin, who in return wanted to use the temple as a defence against the military.

    opinion
  • May 28, 2016 1:00 am

    Thaksin’s other worm perhaps too ugly to ponder

    Re: “Would revisiting Thaksin’s share case cleanse our souls?” Stoppage Time, May 25.

    opinion
  • May 25, 2016 1:00 am

    Would revisiting Thaksin’s share case cleanse our souls?

    Should we go back to where it all began? It will be a long journey: Back when a massive quantity of shares in the Shinawatras’ telecom empire was suspiciously transferred to the family’s servants, youngsters protesting the 2014 coup or the Yingluck administration prior to the power seizure had not even been born yet. Reopening the “share concealment” case is simply a waste of time, many insist. Others call it an inflammable mess that would only add fuel to an already raging fire.

    opinion
  • April 22, 2016 1:00 am

    Thaksin is stirring unrest: PM

    Noppadon denies any role by former premier; Prayut says referendum won't be held if it's not possible.

    politics