Cabinet Reshuffle Only A Temporary Reprieve
- Five Scenarios For The Political Crisis. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2008, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p3
The article offers information about the present political issue of Thailand. The issue started when Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej announced on September 4, 2008 that he plans to hold a national referendum within 30 days which could bring to the fore the fundamental political rift between...
- Thai PM keeps dishing it out. Rithdee, Kong // Variety;2/4/2008, Vol. 409 Issue 11, p8
The article reports that in January 2008 the king of Thailand endorsed Samak Sundaravej as prime minister. Sundaravej activities as a celebrity chef on Thai television are described. The article provides details of his controversial actions in Thai politics and describes his political viewpoint...
- Samak Sundaravej. Lee, M.; Pritchard, Josh // Samak Sundaravej;2008, p1
A biography of Samak Sundaravej, prime minister of Thailand, is presented. Samak was born in Bangkok, Thailand on June 13, 1935 and studied law at Thammasat University. He became a cabinet minister and supported military action against student demonstrators. Following a military coup, Samak...
- Boiling point. Rithdee, Kong // Variety;9/15/2008, Vol. 412 Issue 5, p6
The article reports that Thailand Prime Minister and television chef Samak Sundaravej is in trouble for violating Thailand's constitution by earning money on the "Tasting and Grumbling" and "All Set at 6 a.m." television cooking programs. While there have been calls for his resignation,...
- THAILAND: RISK SUMMARY. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2008, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p2
The article summarizes the political and economic risks of Thailand in 2008. Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej has visited the insurgency-ridden far South, along with the top military officials and police. Finance Minister Surapong Suebwonglee has showed interest about stagflation, but equally...
- All Politics Isn't Local. Seaton, Jaimie; Wehrfritz, George // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);9/15/2008 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 152 Issue 11, p26
This article discusses protests organized by the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) in Thailand, an organization founded by Sondhi Limthongkul. The primary goal of the PAD is to oust the government of Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej. They believe that Thailand's sovereignty has been...
- Yet Another Coup in Thailand. Burton, M. H. // International Policy Digest;Oct2015, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p157
The article presents the author's perspectives on the need for free communications in Thailand not cyber-police, people willing to speak their own minds and leaders elected by their energy, smarts and ability-not by their bloodlines and by how big a bribe they can pay.
- Asia Beat. // Asian Pacific Post;6/19/2008, p3
This section offers news briefs in Asia, including the tips on cooking garlic given by Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej.
- Thailand readies for cleanest-ever election tomorrow. Kurlantzick, Joshua // Christian Science Monitor;1/5/2000, Vol. 93 Issue 29, p7
Discusses the outlook for parliamentary elections in Thailand. History of political corruption in Thailand; Public reaction to the elections; Efforts of the Election Commission to remove corruption; Election campaigns of candidates in Thailand.