Country Risk Summary: THAILAND
- THAILAND The Facts and F(r)ictions of Ruling. Connors, Michael Kelly // Southeast Asian Affairs;2005, p365
Examines the economic and political conditions in Thailand under the regime of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Approach of the prime minister to domestic and international policy; Elevation of U.S.-Thai relations under Thaksin's administration; National security issues tackled by the head;...
- Thailand: Violence In The South. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2004, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p1
Violence in Thailand's Muslim south escalated at the end of April when over 100 people were killed as militants staged a series of co-ordinated attacks on police stations and security posts. Attacks are a major setback for Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra whose reputation has been badly damaged...
- chapter 1: Political Outlook. // Thailand Business Forecast Report;2006 3rd Quarter, p5
The article discusses the impact of the forced resignation of Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on the country's political climate. It is expected that this happening could affect the stability of the country's political system.
- chapter 1: Political Outlook. // Thailand Business Forecast Report;2007 1st Quarter, p5
Chapter 1 of the book "Business Monitor International Ltd." is presented. The chapter dealt on the military turn over of the government of Thailand wherein Thaksin Shinawatra, its former prime minister, was overthrown from office on September 2006. The is temporarily governed by an interim...
- This Time He's Serious. Horn, Robert // Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/6/2000, Issue 9, p48
Reports on Thaksin Shinawatra, Thai tycoon and serious challenger to Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai. Political platform of the Thai Rak Thai party created by Thaksin Shinawatra; Career in politics; Promises for reform in the government.
- 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's Thaksin returns. // Asian Pacific Post;3/6/2008, p27
The article reports on the return of Thailand's deposed prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra in the country after 17 months of self-exile. He confirmed in his first press conference that he would quit politics. Shinawatra was met by thousands of supporters when he arrived at the Suvarnabhumi...
- Country Risk Summary: THAILAND. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2003, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p2
This article overviews political, economic and business environment of Thailand as of May 2003. Veteran politician Banyat Bantadtan has replaced former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai as head of Thailand's opposition Democratic Party.The party can now concentrate on winning support away from Prime...
- Thailand: Country Forecast: Political Framework. // Political Risk Yearbook: Thailand Country Report;2003, p31
Presents information on the politics and government of Thailand. Importance of bureaucracy in the government; Personal background of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra; Coalition partners of the Thais Love Thais party.