A Critical Juncture

April 2006
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2006, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p1
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The article deals with the political turmoil challenging Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Thaksin is still affected by political issues regarding his decision about resigning his leadership of the country. Thaksin's troubles didn't arise from his style of government but from the controversial divestment of his family's controlling share in telecommunications company, Shin Corp. There were rumors that his relatives sold a minority holding in the company to Singapore's Temasek, free of tax amounting to US$1.9 billion in January 2006.


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