The 'Latin Americanisation' of the Thai economy - The Nation, May 20, 2002
Radio DJ threatens to sue PM over long speeches - Ananova
Every radio station in Thailand has had to air Thaksin Shinawatra's
15-minute lectures since he came to power last year.
Political attacks define the true limits of Thaksin's revolution
- Taipei Times
This is a very interesting
editorial on how Thaksin came
to power and what it all means:
...The Democrat Party, which headed
the previous government, claimed
that it offered similar reforms
and cannot understand why the
voters rejected them. The answer
is simple. The Democrats asked
people to sit quietly and trust
the bureaucrats and politicians
to look after their interests.
Demands and protests--the Democrats
huffed--will get you nowhere.
That old bureaucratic paternalism,
Thaksin knew, was ripe for overthrow...
In praise of Purachai - The
Straits Times, May 13, 2002
Mr Purachai's efforts have put him high on public polls and he has received support from the much-revered constitutional monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. But, says Mr Thongbai: '...nobody in the government is on his side.'
- Knives out for Sudarat
- Don’ Let Death In the Car
- Run to oust Prayuth
- Run to oust Sudarat
- He is cutting the tiger’s tail
- What is appropriate in parliament?
- The proxy crisis
- New Year’s Cartoons: The Only Happiness
- Would the Prime Minister run to oust himself?
- Chase the government!
- Kissing in parliament