Cabinet Reshuffle Only A Temporary Reprieve

September 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2008, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p1
Country Report
The article reports on the move of Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej to reshuffle his cabinet members in order to pacify the opposition in relation to various political issues. These include the pending investigation of former executive member Yongyuth Tiyapairat, the alleged corruption in the Samak administration, and the sentencing of Samak's wife due to tax evasion. The administration may likely change the constitution in order to survive.


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