A Critical Juncture
- Big Deal, Rough Edges. Elegant, Simon; Montlake, Simon // Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/13/2006, Issue 6, p11
The article reports that the Singapore government and other investors bought a controlling stake in Thailand's Shin Corp. from the family of Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on January 23, 2006. Thaksin ran Shin until he became Prime Minister in 2001. Some Thais are upset that a major...
- Leader Biography/Photograph. // Thailand Country Review;2001/2002, p24
Profiles Thaksin Shinawatra, prime minister of Thailand. Personal background; Education; Previous positions in government.
- Thai PM refuses to resign. // BRW;3/9/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p97
The article reports on the refusal of Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to resign before the April 2, 2006 election.
- THAI TV IN KNOTS. Rosenberg, Scott // Variety;02/19/2001, Vol. 382 Issue 1, p30
Reports on the accusations against Thailand's politically independent television channel iTV regarding the rigging of coverage in favor of elected prime minister Thaksin Sinawatra. Connection of the prime minister to the network; Details on the allegations of media personality Suthichai Yoon...
- Tycoon's power ploy. Ngamman, Jaruwan // Telecom Asia;Mar2001, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p12
Reports the interest of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of adopting the policies over the family-controlled Shin Corp. in Thailand. Financial consequences affecting the firm in following the law; Problems left by the outgoing Chuan government; Influences of the existing cabinet.
- Shinawatra exits UBC. Rosenberg, Scott // Variety;02/01/99, Vol. 373 Issue 11, p32
Reports that Shinawatra Corp. is divesting its shares in United Broadcasting Corp., cable operator in Thailand. Speculations on the move of Thaksin Shinawatra; Information on Shinawatra's telecommunications business.
- Image overhaul crucial for Shin Corp's future. // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;3/23/2007, p17
The article presents information on the financial performance of Shin Corp, the telecommunications and media company that provided the financial muscle for former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Shin Corp.'s profits plunged 60 percent in 2006, to 3.4 billion baht. Danai Chanchaochai,...
- Bangkok planning pushes ahead. // Railway Gazette International;Dec2006, Vol. 162 Issue 12, p768
The article reports that the planning of new metro lines in Bangkok, Thailand continues unabated, despite the September 19, 2006 coup that toppled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Deputy Prime Minister Pridiyathorn Devaklu, who is also Finance Minister in the interim administration,...
- The Bold Coast. Cochrane, Joe // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);1/12/2004 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 2, p28
This article focuses on the promises made by Thailand's prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. With Thais still angry over the flight of foreign funds during the Asian crisis of 1997, he vowed to build an economy less dependent on foreign creditors and exports, more reliant on Thai consumers and...