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Thailand had been wracked by occasionally violent political fighting between supporters and opponents of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra after he was ousted in a 2006 coup. Disruptive street protests by anti-Thaksin demonstrators beginning in late 2013 led to the takeover by the army, which ...

The Riviera Thailand project originated under the Thaksin Shinawatra administration, but was shelved after his government was ousted in the 2006 coup. The plan laid out at that time involved three zones. The first features high-end attractions within 50km of Hua Hin airport. The second concerns the ...
Gen Sonthi did not rule out a possibility of another coup, but this time led by those protesting on the streets, saying that it would just be an example of the cyclical nature of Thai politics. "It would be best for the NCPO to listen to the public," he advised. Gen Sonthi staged a coup in 2006 to topple the Thaksin ...
Post-coup elections are on the horizon in Thailand, and Thaksin Shinawatra, the fugitive former prime minister, appears raring to reprise his kingmaker role put on hold ... Thaksin was prime minister from 2001 until his ousting in 2006, when he was also barred from politics and began his self-imposed exile.
Chambers: OK, so both the 2006 coup and the 2014 coup were supported by the monarchy. In fact, endorsed directly by the monarchy. And when that happens, military rule is assured, OK, because the king is sacrosanct in Thailand, almost godly, you would you would say. Especially the last king. He was ...
BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister, former leader Yingluck, were in Singapore on ... Info Service Pcl, Thailand's largest mobile phone operator, was prime minister from 2001 to 2006, when he was overthrown in a military coup supported by the ...
Thaksin was ousted as prime minister in a military coup in 2006. He fled abroad to avoid a corruption conviction. Yingluck, who is believed to have visited Japan for the first time after fleeing Thailand, was accompanied by Thaksin as well as Somchai Wongsawat, their brother-in-law and another former Thai ...
Thailand has been bitterly divided since a 2006 coup against then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, a businessman turned politician who gained the adoration of rural voters but made many enemies among the military-royalist elite. After the restoration of democracy, the military again intervened in 2014 ...


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