Thailand's military government justcancelled a meeting with Singapore in protest of a meeting between ex-Thai Prime
Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and one of the Singapore's cabinet
A Foreign Ministry spokesman says the Royal Thai Government is
dissatisfied with the incident. Thaksin used his Singapore visit
to give his first TV interview since being removed in a military coup
in September 2006.
This visit and cancellation are causing strains in the relationship between Thailand...Read Full Story
Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was booted last month when Sonthi Boonyaratglin seized power from the Thai government while
Thaksin was in New York to attend the UN General Assembly. Now,
Thaksin has accepted his loss and officially resigned from Thai rak
Thai, the political party he helped organize in 2000.Read Full Story
PM Thaksin Shinawatra has been removed from leadership.
Britain said on Wednesday it was not seeking the restoration of
deposed Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Margaret Beckett said that Britain regretted the bloodless
military coup that removed Thaksin on Tuesday and hoped for early
elections scheduled in October.
"It's not for us to say that he should be reinstalled. We have called for a return to democratic government," she said.Read Full Story
PM Thaksin Shinawatra declared a state of emergency in response to
rumours of a military coup in Bangkok. Rumours are yet unconfirmed, but
Shinawatra feared military upheaval and ordered the state of emergency
from New York, where he is traveling on unrelated business.
Needless to say, Shinawatra isn't the most popular guy in Thailand -
students have been rallying against him all year. We'll see what
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