New Bird Flu Fears In Thailand
- Thai PM Under Growing Pressure. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2004, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p1
Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is coming under mounting domestic pressure following his government's mishandling of the recent outbreak of bird flu and the continuing violence in the south of the country. Shinawatra has announced a cabinet reshuffle ahead of general elections, which must...
- WILD BIRDS CAUGHT IN FLU FLAP. // New Scientist;7/17/2004, Vol. 183 Issue 2456, p4
A fresh outbreak of bird flu in Asia is being blamed on wild birds. Last week Thailand's Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, called for wild storks to be slaughtered, even though his environment officials said the storks were not infected. The decision threatened the future of the openbill stork...
- Thailand: Early Election Possible. // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/2/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 16, p5
Reports on the increasing speculation that Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra may call an early general election. Amount of money the government is spending on aid to several villages through its Small, Medium, Large village fund; Political accusations made by deputy leader of the...
- Thailand: Long-Term SETI And Baht Rally On Course. // Emerging Markets Monitor;4/10/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p9
Reports on the surge of the Stock Exchange of Thailand Index (SETI) and the recovery of baht after the resignation of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Long-term outlook of the SETI and baht; Significance of the rebound of the SETI and baht.
- A Mixed Record. Perrin, Andrew // Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/7/2005, Issue 5, p28
The article focuses on major developments during the term of Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. In January 2001, Thaksin and his new Thai Rak Thai party swept to victory in the general election. In July 2003, Thailand repaid the International Monetary Fund the $13 billion it loaned the...
- Thailand: Political and Economic Woes Mount. // Emerging Markets Monitor;12/5/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 33, p11
Reports on the increased political and economic disturbances in Thailand in line with the corruption allegations against Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Decrease in the approval rating of Shinawatra; Actions being taken by the government to resolve the insurgency; Changes in export growth...
- Bangkok's MSM HIV Explosion -- Precursor for Asia's Mega-cities? Baxter, Don // HIV Australia;Sep-Dec2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p6
The article discusses the increase in the number of gay men and men who have sex with men (MSM) with HIV in Bangkok, Thailand. The reorganization of the Ministry of Public Health by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra caused the failure of the agency to intervene in the MSM HIV epidemic. The HIV...
- Thailand: Reshuffle Targets 'Quadruple Stresses' // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/8/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 17, p9
Reports on the implication of the reshuffle of the cabinet of Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra for its economy in 2005. Factors that affected its economic growth; Reduction in the 2005 real gross domestic product growth forecasts by the Bank of Thailand; Increase in its trade deficit.
- Rian Dundon: The Long Haul In Bangkok. Chin, Alan // BAGnewsNotes;5/6/2010, p1
A photograph depicting the protest of the supporters of ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in Bangkok, Thailand is presented.