Scenes from Thaksin’s return


(Photo: 2Bangkok.com)

Above: Motorcycle taxis arrive at the airport.

Scenes from Thaksin's return - February 28, 2008


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Above: Motorcycle taxi driver being interviewed by the local press.


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Above: Motorcycle taxi drivers lining up to march over to the VIP terminal.


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Above: Manchester City fans


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Above: Foreign reporter preparing equipment


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Above: The senate candidate #1 again. Previously we photographed here on Silom.


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Above: Motorcycle taxis drivers cheering for Thaksin.


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Above: The crowd waiting for Thaksin's return


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Above: Loudspeaker truck and a young man with an Osama Bin Laden mask on


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Above: Policemen form a cordon surrounding the area.



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Sudden billboard: Welcome home, Thaksin - February 28, 2008

Above: This billboard suddenly appeared during the day of February 27. It reads: Welcome home, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. From Bangkokians.

Thailand's Thaksin to be greeted at airport by officials and people who 'love' him - AP, February 26, 2008
Deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be greeted at the airport by senior officials in Thailand's new government and other "people who love him" when he returns Thursday from 17 months in exile, officials said...

Instead of posting Thaksin's return time on the TrueThaskin site as promised, the website was taken off the net entirely since Tuesday afternoon, February 26, Bangkok time. Update: TrueThaksin was back online by February 28 at noon.

Below: February 27 - Channel 11 broadcast an interview with Thaksin from Hong Kong. The former PM is surrounded by many People Power Party members in Hong Kong.


(Photo: Hi-Thaksin.net)

Thaksin's return - February 26, 2008
The Hi-Thaksin website has a Flash animation announcing Thaksin will return at 9:00am on February 28.


(Photo: Hi-Thaksin.net)

Above: "Welcome home" graphic from the Hi-Thaksin.net website

Earlier: Thaksin to come home this week - The Nation, 23:20, February 25, 2008

Earlier: Thaksin's return imminent? - 22:50, February 25, 2008
The Nation Channel is reporting that there is a rumor that Thaksin will return on February 28 as this is an auspicious date.

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