Samak: A Controversial Prime Minister

March 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Mar2008, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p1
Country Report
The article reports on the issues concerning the election of Samak Sundaravej as Thailand's Prime Minister on January 28, 2008. It states that the appointment of Sundaravej follows the rejection of a challenge to the People Power Party on all cases relating to election law violation. It also expects that the first challenge that Sundarajev will face is to win public support for his selection of Cabinet members. Career highlights of the Prime Minister are presented.


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