Is there a different kind of populism inside the Shinawatra brand : Aisiasentinel oped piece seems to agree, arguing that the comparison between Thaksin and younger sister Yingluck achievements seem to be aimed at different groups of Thai people.
Skype has already gave us a new verb, “to skype”, but it might also bring us a new concept in political analysis : the Skype Government, or Skypocraty thanks to the Thaksin family who is currently ruling Thailand in a brand new digital conceptual manner.
Thai Foreign Minister to issue new Thaksin Passport
Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul on Friday said the previous governments order rescinding ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatras passport has been revoked and the process to reissue the ousted premiers passport rests with the ministrys Consular Affairs Department.
A few days ago, the New York Times has a brief profile on Yingluck and some comments on the Thai election. Key excerpts: Her campaign represents an extraordinary resurrection for Mr. Thaksin, the most divisive personality in the country.