New Cabinet: Reshuffling The Deckchairs?
- THAILAND: RISK SUMMARY. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2008, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p2
The article presents a risk summary on the political and economic condition of Thailand for 2008-2009. A survey found that 71.5% of Thais are still supporting the administration of Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat because they believed that he is sincere on doing his duty. The Thai Senate has...
- Blood on the streets. // Asia Weekly;10/13/2008, Vol. 2 Issue 40, p7
The article reports on the intensified political protest in Thailand. Accordingly, the violent anti-government protest has caused the death of two people as well as injured more than 450 protesters after the People's Alliance for Democracy ordered the resignation of its Prime Minister Somchai...
- Samak tries to defuse crisis. // Asian Pacific Post;9/4/2008, p30
The article reports that a special parliamentary session was held in Thailand in order to end the political crisis.
- Welcome to the Club. Bast, Andrew // Newsweek;8/15/2011, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p18
The article offers brief information about the political agenda of Yingluck Shinawatra, who will become the first female prime minister of Thailand.
- Where's Our Million? Horn, Robert // Time International (South Pacific Edition);1/22/2001, Issue 3, p36
Discusses the election of Thaksin Shinawatra as Thailand's prime minister. How his party, the Thai Rak Thai, will capture a majority in the House of Representatives; Promises of Thaksin; Possibility that Thaksin could be barred from politics if he is found guilty of charges that he concealed...
- Thailand: Removal of Premier is credit negative - S&P. // Asia Insurance Review;Jun2014, p22
The article reports on the implications of the dismissal of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra since it raises the risk of violent confrontation that will expose the opposing sides of the political divide in Thailand.
- Why we're taking potshots at the new Thai PM'S wife. // Asia Weekly;10/6/2008, Vol. 2 Issue 39, p11
The article presents a reprint of the article "Why We're Taking Potshots at the New Thai PM's Wife," by Philip Golingai, which appeared in the journal "The Star." It relates the criticisms of Thailand's anti-government protesters on Yaowapa Wongsawat, the wife of Prime minister Somchai...
- March Protests A Gauge Of Opposition Strength. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p3
The article presents a political outlook for Thailand for 2010. It highlights on the street protest on March 12, 2010 by the pro-Thaksin Shinawatra United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) to mobilise a million people which will be a key gauge of the strength of the camp....
- Military Periscope: The Endless Insurgency In Thailand. Cushman, Jeremiah // Military Periscope Special Reports;5/24/2012, p1
The article presents information on the insurgency in Thailand. For decades, Thailand has been battling an insurgency in its three provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat. The violence in the southern part of the country appeared to be waning in the late 1990s but a new generation of fighters...