Thaksin’s sister to lead Thailand’s main opposition party for elections

Yingluck Shinawatra, youngest sister of Thailand’s fugitive ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, unanimously won the opposition Puea Thai Party nomination as top party-listed candidate vying for the country’s top job in the July 3 polls.
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Thailand’s prime minister confesses he is also British

BP readers will not be surprised given the previous posts on this issue – see here and here – that it was clear that Abhisit was born a British citizen, but there was just a question whether he has renounced it. Today, in parliament he admits he has not renounced it. AP has the story: Thailand’s prime minister has an confession to make: He is also British

Thailand’s Civil servants allowed to form labour unions

The proposed legislation allows for four types of unions for civil servants in Thailand

Thai mutual funds seek PM’s explanation on political and economic situation

Institutional investors from more than 20 Thai mutual funds and insurance companies…

Thailand’s Prime Minister calls for reconciliation

The Prime Minister said that the authorities had been able to put the situation under control and returned the area concerned to the BMA. A large amount of weapons were found, including M79 grenades, incendiary bombs and different types of bullets, as well as vehicles rigged as car bombs.

Thai Prime Minister to propose reconciliation plan to solve crisis

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajiva told the Japanese press Sunday he will…

Thailand’s Prime minister admits having underestimated red shirt protesters

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and army chief Gen Anupong Paojinda appeared together…

19 dead, over 800 injured in clashes between troops and protesters

The death toll in Saturday’s clashes between government troops and anti-government protesters officially…