Yingluck’s return has to be soon, but things can get complicated

In what has become one of Thailand’s most-scrutinised photos of late, ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra sat near a pool apparently reminiscing about something. How he was dressed, how soft medical…

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Hun Sen describes his reunion with Thaksin as “a meeting of brothers”

Former Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen has described his relationship with his former Thai counterpart, Thaksin Shinawatra, as that of brothers and an excellent 32-year friendship. “We are brothers. We…

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Thaksin’s lèse majesté case pending further investigation

Prosecution of the lèse majesté case against former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been postponed, after the attorney-general ordered further investigation into the case today, in response to Thaksin’s appeal…

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Thaksin is seen here sitting alone poolside at Ban Chan Song La after his release on parole. (Image Courtesy: Paetongtarn Shinawatra’s Instagram)

Corrections Department offers explanation for Thaksin’s release on parole

The Corrections Department issued a statement today, insisting that the release on parole of convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra this morning is complies with the law and that Thaksin…

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PM Srettha says he has no plan to meet with Thaksin yet

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said today that he has no immediate plan to meet with convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, but wishes him a happy reunion with his family…

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Move Forward party calls for equal justice for all

The opposition Move Forward party has called for justice equality and an end to double standards, citing the privileges allegedly accorded to convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. In a…

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Thaksin freed on parole and returns to Ban Chan Song La residence

Thaksin Shinawatra was released on parole and returned to his family mansion, Ban Chan Song La in Bangkok, this morning. This is the first glimpse the media has had of…

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“I will wait for the right time to meet Thaksin, who will be freed this Sunday” : Srettha

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said today that he has been informed that convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be released on parole from the Police General Hospital on Sunday,…

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Corrections officials to meet Thaksin as he leaves Police General Hospital

Convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be handed over to officials from the Corrections Department when he is discharged from the Police General Hospital, tentatively this Sunday, said Pol…

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Student network demands the facts on Thaksin’s true medical condition

The Network of Students and People for Reform of Thailand gathered today in front of the Police General Hospital, demanding that doctors reveal Thaksin Shinawatra’s actual medical condition. Police prevented…

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Why release of Thaksin could be a tipping point for Thai politics

The expected release of convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra next week is set to inject more heat into the simmering powerplay between conservative elites and the ex-PM, analysts say….

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Thaksin to walk free from prison on Sunday

Convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is expected to be released this Sunday, as he is on the latest list of 930 prisoners granted parole, according to Justice Minister Tawee…

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Thaksin’s opponents to petition justice minister to deny him parole

A group of opponents plans to submit a petition to Justice Minister Tawee Sodsong tomorrow at Government House, protesting against parole for convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Meanwhile, a…

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Paetongtarn fears her father will be re-arrested for violating royal defamation laws

Pheu Thai leader Paetongtarn Shinawatra admitted today that she is worried that her father, Thaksin, may be arrested for violating royal defamation laws in 2015. Thaksin, currently convicted and jailed…

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Everyone will walk legal, constitutional and political tightropes on Thaksin

Article 112 requires prudence in everything – enforcement, commentaries for and against, judgement of wrongdoing and etc. Cue Thaksin Shinawatra and that can be an understatement. In a few days,…

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Thaksin’s future still in the balance

The future of convicted former PM Thaksin Shinawatra, who is expected to be granted parole soon, remains uncertain, because he has now been charged with violating royal defamation laws during…

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Thaksin and digital wallet can converge to form political tsunami

If Pheu Thai needs one good reason why it should back down from its flagship electoral promise, the party does not have to look beyond the 14th floor of the…

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Prison officials say Thaksin eligible for parole

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is eligible for parole which may see him freed potentially without having to spend a single night in jail despite the eight-year prison term handed…

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Thaksin suffers heart valve disease and rarely has visitors : Chaichana

Convicted ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra is suffering from heart valve disease and rarely has visitors, said Chaichana Detdecho, chairman of the House Police Affairs committee. He made this statement after visiting…

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Corrections Dept allows Thaksin to remain at Police General Hospital

The Corrections Department has granted permission for convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to continue to receive medical treatment at the Police General Hospital after the expiration of the 120-day…

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House police affairs panel to visit Police Hospital this Friday

Members of the House Police Affairs Committee will visit the Police General Hospital this Friday to confirm whether convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is still there, after the committee…

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Supporters of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra arrange a giant portrait placard as they wait outside Klong Prem Central Prison in Bangkok on August 22, 2023. / AFP

How “peacemaker” Thaksin is stirring up Thai politics

Since convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra returned to his motherland by a private jet on August 22 of last year, the Thai public has only had brief glimpses of him….

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Doctors send report on Thaksin’s illnesses to Corrections Department

Justice Minister Tawee Sodsong said that doctors at the Police General Hospital have sent a report on convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s health to the director-general of the Corrections…

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Corrections panel to consider rules for convicts to serve terms outside prison

The Justice Ministry will call a meeting of the corrections committee on January 11th, to consider the rules for screening convicts who are qualified to serve their remaining terms outside…

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Srettha aims for 5% economic growth, denies being political puppet

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has denied he is a political puppet and that he intends to serve out his four-year term during which he wants to see an average economic…

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Justice minister praises Thaksin as a “peacemaker”

Convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra returned to Thailand to face legal consequences because he is a peacemaker who wants to see reconciliation in Thailand, Justice Minister Tawee Sodsong claimed…

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Opposition must not link budget debate to Thaksin : Pheu Thai

A Pheu Thai MP has warned the opposition that, if it attempts to link the parliamentary debate on the budget bill for the 2024 fiscal year, due to start tomorrow,…

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2023’s top stories: The return of Thaksin and Shinawatra-power

This year brought a political development previously ruled out as unthinkable by many analysts and observers. After 15 years of self-imposed exile overseas, Thaksin Shinawatra returned to Thailand on August…

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Former red-shirt leader dares Thaksin to speak out about his illnesses

Former red-shirt movement leader Jatuporn Prompan has dared convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to come forward to clear public suspicion about his health, saying the Thai people are sympathetic…

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MP questions DPM Phumtham’s defence of Thaksin’s treatment

Move Forward MP Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn questioned Deputy Prime Minister Phumtham Wechayachai’s today over his claim that convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is not and has not been receiving special…

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Thaksin is sick and not granted special privileges : Justice minister

Convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is genuinely sick and has not been granted any privileges while or by being treated on the 14th floor of Police General Hospital, Justice…

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Supreme Court asked to probe convicted Thaksin’s privileges

Former Democrat MP for Nakhon Nayok Charnchai Isarasenarak and activist lawyer, Nititorn Lamlua, plan to submit a petition this afternoon to the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Political Office Holders…

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Young and hungry: New Pheu Thai leadership ready to take on Move Forward 

Generational change has swept through the ruling Pheu Thai Party leadership, with new executives including its youngest-ever leader, 37-year-old Paetongtarn Shinawatra, mainly in their 30s or 40s. Party seniors in…

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Is living dangerously Pheu Thai’s way to go?

While Thaksin Shinawatra’s camp has never looked more vulnerable, it used to lose political power from positions of apparent invincibility all the time. In 2005, the Thai Rak Thai Party…

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Paetongtarn’s rise gives birth to some strange theories

How many prime ministers does Thailand have? It’s a question dramatized by the much-taunted action of Srettha Thavisin who appeared to be kissing a hand of Paetongtarn Shinawatra immediately after…

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Paetongtarn on course to becoming third Shinawatra to lead Thailand

Paetongtarn Shinawatra’s rise to the helm of the ruling Pheu Thai Party is being seen as preparation for her to become prime minister – either if the top job is…

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Pheu Thai will “keep eyes on the star and feet on the ground” :  Paetongtarn 

The Pheu Thai party, under its new leadership, will keep its eyes on the stars and its feet on the ground, while standing shoulder to shoulder with the people, said…

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BREAKING – Paetongtarn becomes new leader of Pheu Thai

Paetongtarn, the youngest daughter of Thaksin  Shinawatra, was elected new leader of the Pheu Thai party today (Friday). Replacing Cholnan Srikaew, who resigned, Paetongtarn, 37, was chosen during a meeting…

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Thaksin’s stay at police hospital extended by Corrections Department

The Thai Corrections Department’s director-general has agreed to allow convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to remain at the Police General Hospital for medical treatment, as recommended by his doctors….

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A combo photo shows Wissanu Krea-ngam (L) and Pichit Chuenban (R).

From Wissanu to Pichit: The legal eagles keeping prime ministers out of jail

In power for less than two months, the government of Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has already run into legal issues that could potentially land the PM and his Cabinet members…

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The euphoric days of the October 1973 uprising didn’t last long. Only three years later, the student movement that led Thailand’s first people’s revolt was crushed in a bloodbath engineered by rightwing extremists.

October 14, 1973: The day Thais thought they cemented democracy

How elusive true democracy is. Even the super-massive protesting turnout on the Rajadamnoen Avenue 50 years ago cannot really establish a good political system immune to military intervention, bloodshed, corruption,…

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Tracking the growing Shinawatra influence in new Thai government

Less than two months after taking power, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin appears to be overshadowed by the Shinawatra family, judging from the people around him. A high proportion of his…

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Srettha’s Cambodia trip related to Thaksin-Hun Sen close ties?

Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara said Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has chosen Cambodia for his first ASEAN trip because it is Thailand’s close neighbor but a Cambodian academic suggested that it…

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PM denies appointing Thaksin as advisor

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin said this morning (Sunday) that he had not told the media that he has appointed convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as one of his advisors….

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Phumtham welcomes convicted former PM Thaksin as PM’s chief advisor

Deputy Prime Minister Phumtham Wechayachai has welcomed Srettha Thavisin’s idea of having convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra act as an advisor, once he completes serving time in prison. “Thaksin…

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Thaksin could become government advisor : Srettha

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has hinted that convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra could be assigned an advisory role in his government, once he completes his time in prison. “I…

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My father underwent surgery last week : Paetongtarn

Thaksin Shinawatra, who is currently serving a prison sentence, underwent surgery last week and is in recovery, according to his youngest daughter Paetongtarn today (Tuesday). She declined to disclose any…

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Online speculation grows over Kamnan Nok’s actual whereabouts

The mysteries surrounding the detention of convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has also caused many to doubt whether Praween Chanklai, “aka “Kamnan Nok”, a prime suspect in the murder…

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No parole for Thaksin… yet

Convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is not yet entitled to parole, according to Corrections Department spokesman Sitthi Sutheewong today (Monday). He dismissed as untrue reports that Thaksin, whose prison…

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“Som Lon” used on parliament’s online media draws likes and comments

The Thai Parliament Channel’s Facebook page is usually moderated and quite formal, as they report activities in and related to parliament, including those of MPs, senators and officials. On Wednesday,…

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Petition submitted to PM to have Thaksin returned to prison

A political network filed a petition with the prime minister on Wednesday, calling for convicted Thaksin Shinawatra to be returned to prison from the hospital where he has been since…

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Acting Democrat leader says policy statement doesn’t match election pledges

Acting Democrat party leader Jurin Laksanawisit told parliament today (Monday) that the government’s policies, delivered by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, do not match those promised by the Pheu Thai party…

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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Bahiddha-Nukara

New foreign minister Parnpree expected to pursue diplomacy with economic dimension

Thailand’s Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara is expected to impart a new momentum to the country’s foreign policy with a strong emphasis on exploring economic dimensions of bilateral and multilateral relationships….

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Thaksin paradox to haunt many

In Parliament, the newly-formed Srettha government stands to face several explosive issues, but the controversial treatment of Thaksin Shinawatra is not one of them. In fact, treacherous as it is,…

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Shinawatra family’s lawyer Phichit dropped from Cabinet list

Controversial former lawyer for the Shinawatra family, Phichit Chuenban, was dropped from the Cabinet line-up of the Srettha government at the last minute. On Friday night, Phichit announced that that…

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Convict Thaksin granted royal commutation

HM the King has granted a Royal commutation, reducing the prison term to be served by convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra from eight years to one. The commutation was…

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Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra greets his supporters next to his daughter Paetongtarn Shinawatra (R) after landing at Bangkok on August 22,//AFP

Thaksin submits application for royal clemency

Convicted former prime minister Ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra, who recently began serving an 8-year prison term and is currently receiving medical treatment in the Police General Hospital in Bangkok, has already…

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Phichit Chuenban

Council of State’s advice sought over Phichit’s Cabinet eligibility

Prime Minister-elect Srettha Thavisin said today (Thursday) that he has asked the Office of the Council of State (OCS) to examine whether Phichit Chuenban is qualified for a ministerial post…

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Paetongtarn visits her father Thaksin in hospital

A press conference will be held at Pheu Thai headquarters on Tuesday about the latest condition of convicted Thaksin Shinawatra, who is receiving medical treatment at the Police General Hospital…

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Ailing Thaksin can have visitors from August 28

Thaksin Shinawatra, who is receiving medical treatment at the Police General Hospital, can receive visits from blood relatives from August 28, said Bangkok Remand Prison chief Nastee Thongplad on Thursday….

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Six medical specialists assigned to treat Thaksin at Police General Hospital

A team of six doctors, specialising in heart and lung diseases and COVID-19, has been assigned to treat former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who is currently an in-patient at the…

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Thaksin taken to Police Hospital for heart treatment

The Corrections Department confirmed today (Wednesday) that it had to send former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to the Police Hospital in the middle last night, because the department’s hospital does…

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Eagle-eyed netizens study Thaksin’s watches

Many Thai netizens were glued to coverage of the return to Thailand and surrender of now former fugitive ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra, who had been in self-imposed exile for the best…

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The Supreme Court jails Thaksin for eight years

The Supreme Court Tuesday jailed ex-PM Thaksin Shinawatra for eight years, as he returned to Thailand after 15 years in exile.. The sentence relates to three convictions passed on him…

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Ex-PM Yingluck says she respects Thaksin’s decision to return to Thailand

Exiled former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said she respects the decision of his elder brother Thaksin to return to Thailand today (Tuesday) and wished him luck and a safe return….

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No inmate visits at Bangkok Remand Prison the day Thaksin returns

For security reasons, Bangkok Remand Prison is suspending inmate visitations tomorrow (Tuesday), when fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is scheduled to return to Thailand. A large number of Thaksin’s…

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Ex-red-shirt boss Nutthawut quits in protest

Former red-shirt leader and key member of the Pheu Thai party, Nutthawut Saikua, has ceased working for the party, in protest over the inclusion of the Palang Pracharath and United…

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This picture taken on March 25, 2019, shows exiled former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra posing for a portrait after being interviewed by Agence France-presse in Hong Kong. Thaksin said Thai the election was ‘rigged’ and marred by ‘irregularities’. (Photo by ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP)

Thaksin to get extra security and “adequate conveniences” while in prison

Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be given additional security and appropriate “conveniences” while he is detained at Bangkok remand prison, following his return to Thailand this Tuesday, according…

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Thaksin confirms he will return to Thailand on August 22

Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra told the BBC Thai service today (Saturday) that he will definitely return to Thailand next Tuesday and that the date has nothing to do…

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Patcharawat Wongsuwan: The link for Prawit and Thaksin to forge a new govt? 

Former national police chief Patcharawat Wongsuwan has been dragged from obscurity into the media spotlight with his recent appointment as chief adviser to the outgoing ruling party, Palang Pracharath. The…

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Thaksin and his sister Yingluck Shinawatra joined Hun Sen’s birthday party at his residence in Takhmao, on the outskirts of Phnom Penh on August 5, 2023.

Is Thaksin sending a message back home by visiting Cambodia?

The presence of two former Thai premiers — Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister Yingluck — in Cambodia on August 5 was not only a personal visit to celebrate strongman Hun Sen’s…

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Wissanu asks Thaksin not to return on weekends or public holidays

A contingency plan is in place for the possible return of fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Whenever Thaksin does return to face legal action, the Thai government has already…

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Fugitive ex-Thai PMs Thaksin and Yingluck seen in video at Cambodian leader’s birthday party

Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra attended a birthday party for outgoing Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Phnom Penh, according to video posted online Sunday, a day after Thaksin said…

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Thaksin delays his return again

Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra announced today (Saturday) that he is delaying his return to Thailand again, this time citing medical reasons. Thaksin tweeted that he is postponing his…

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Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra speaks to Reuters during an interview in Singapore February 23, 2016. (Photo by Edgar Su / Reuters)

Experts weigh chances of Thaksin’s return next week

Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has endured a painful dilemma for the past 15 years – whether or not to return to Thailand and face jail terms imposed during…

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The inside story of Bangkok Remand Prison as it prepares to welcome Thaksin

Built in 1890, Bangkok Remand Prison is now poised to receive Thailand’s best-known and most popular convict – Thaksin Shinawatra. Former prime minister Thaksin, now 74, has lived in self-imposed…

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Thaksin’s pending return signals done deal?

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra wants his planned return to Thailand to be seen as a family affair. But few are fooled by his latest political act. All of a…

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All roads led to Hong Kong

Rumour mills fired up shortly after Paetongtarn Shinawatra announced that her father Thaksin will end his self-imposed exile and return to Thailand on August 10. Today (Wednesday) is Thaksin’s 74th…

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Thaksin faces 12 years in prison upon his return from exile

Self-exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will face a total of 12 years in prison, in three outstanding cases, if he returns to Thailand on August 10th, as announced by…

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Thaksin to return home on August 10

Fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra is scheduled to return to Thailand on August 10, after 17 years of self-imposed exile, his youngest daughter Paetongtarn announced on Wednesday in a Facebook…

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Thaksin postpones his return to Thailand again

Fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has, again, delayed his return to Thailand, this time saying he will wait to see how the election of the prime minister turns out….

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Thaksin says he will return to Thailand in July, despite potential consequences

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is determined to return to Thailand in July, after about 17 years of living in exile, regardless of the risk that he will be forced…

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Paetongtarn leaves Bangkok to meet her father

Paetongtarn Shinawatra, a Pheu Thai prime ministerial candidate, went abroad on Thursday to visit her father Thaksin, saying she misses him a lot. The mother of two did not reveal…

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Key things to watch after historic Thai election

After every big earthquake, major aftershocks ensue. A Pheu Thai landslide would have made headlines, but unpredictability would not have been as prevalent. Move Forward’s wham-bam victory means a lot…

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Tangled up

It could be a Hail Mary pass in an increasingly unpredictable playing field. The scenario of imminent Thaksin Shinawatra homecoming, amplified by the man himself, can help Pheu Thai, but…

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Paetongtarn insists Thaksin has no PM ambition

Pheu Thai Party’s prime ministerial candidate, Paetongtarn Shinawatra, on Wednesday tried to play down remarks by her father, former prime minister Thaksin, that he is yearning to end his self-exile…

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Thaksin behind bars? Experts skeptical over former PM’s latest pledge

In a surprise move, former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra last Friday (March 24) announced he was ready to return and serve his prison term in Thailand regardless of the May…

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Wife of human rights lawyer Somchai is still waiting for truth and justice

Angkhana, the wife of human rights lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit whose “forced disappearance” occurred 19years ago today (March 12th), says the memory of her husband has not faded, as she and…

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Ancient loose cannon that can go dud or else

The Pheu Thai Party has decided to spar with Jatuporn Prompan only, but did it really have the choice of going toe to toe with him in full scale? The…

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No charges against Thaksin or Yingluck over controversial G-to-G rice deals

Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission has decided not to press charges, against former prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra or former Pheu Thai MP Yaowapa Wongsawat, in connection with the fraudulent…

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Pheu Thai Party opposes land ownership by foreigners

The opposition Pheu Thai Party voiced its strong opposition today (Saturday) to the government’s plan to allow certain foreigners to buy up to 0.16 hectares (one rai) of land for…

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Tak Bai and Krue Se incidents to be raised in Thaksin’s libel trial against House Speaker

The Krue Se and Tak Bai massacres in Thailand’s south in 2004, during Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s administration, are set to be revisited in the trial in the Criminal Court…

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Thaksin hints at collusion behind “Tak Bai massacre”

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra on Tuesday blamed what he described as a collusion among some military officers for the incident in the conflict-ridden south of Thailand in 2004 in…

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Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and Potjaman Damapong at a mass pro-government rally in Bangkok on 03 March 2006. (Photo by Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP)

Potjaman, Paetongtarn and Thaksin: the power triangle behind Pheu Thai

Khunying Potjaman Damapong’s rare appearance at a Pheu Thai Party rally on September 10 was viewed as symbolic for a woman believed to be the party’s de-facto chief. Her ex-husband,…

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Specter of Thaksin’s tax saga returns to haunt Thailand

Supporters of Thaksin Shinawatra say the recent Central Tax Court ruling in his favour proves his innocence in a multibillion-baht tax case. But his critics argue the verdict instead confirmed…

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Ex-PM Thaksin wins 17 billion baht Revenue Department tax case

Exiled former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has won a tax case, involving the Revenue Department, after the Central Tax Court ruled that the department’s order for his two children…

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Thai PM hits back at Opposition leader’s allegations in censure debate

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha took a swipe at exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, without naming names, in his response to attacks on him by Opposition and Pheu Thai party…

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New ‘Pheu Thai Family’ head wants more experience before becoming PM

Head of Thailand’s newly created “Pheu Thai Family” concept, Paetongtarn Shinawatra, says that she wants to see regime change in Thailand and that she wants to gain more experience before…

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Former PM Thaksin’s daughter rises in Pheu Thai Party

Fugitive former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s youngest daughter, Paetongtarn, has been named “head of the Pheu Thai Family”, a new position created by the party at its meeting held…

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Ex-Thai PM Thaksin claims major pork merchants are hoarding frozen meat

Exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has claimed that there are 4 or 5 major pork merchants who have cold storage facilities in Thailand, each with the capacity to store…

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