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Suthep and Thaksin: Some light relief

Suthep and Thaksin: Some light relief

By Fri, Nov 29, 2013 11:30AM UTC 1 Comment Suthep and Thaksin: Some light relief

First, a very well done Hitler downfall parody featuring Thaksin: BP: Just brilliant…. Also, clearly Suthep’s smile should be a meme already, let’s start with this: Source: Via a reader, from FB BP: There are some other great ones out there…. h/t to a reader for the Suthep picture....

Thai PM defends contentious amnesty bill

By Wed, Nov 06, 2013 9:57AM UTC Comments Off Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, center, flanked by  Cabinet ministers and aides, speaks during a news conference at the government house in Bangkok Tuesday. Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister on Tuesday defended a political amnesty bill that has sparked large protests in the country’s capital, but suggested her party will drop the legislation if it is rejected by the Senate. Opponents of the bill say it is designed to bring former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra back from overseas...

Have Al Qaeda threatened to kill Thaksin?

By Sat, Jul 27, 2013 10:00AM UTC Comments Off Have Al Qaeda threatened to kill Thaksin?

Just before 7pm last night, ASTV Manager had an article about a clip posted on YouTube entitled “Al-Qaeda video against former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.”  The clip is about 2:45 long and was posted on July 26 (Thaksin’s birthday). Below is a screenshot from the clip: The Bangkok Post: The 2-minute, 45-second video is...

Thai flight attendant quits over Facebook coffee threat

By Tue, Dec 04, 2012 3:01PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BANGKOK (AP) — A Cathay Pacific flight attendant is out of a job after writing on her Facebook page that she wanted to throw coffee in the face of a passenger who is the youngest daughter of Thailand’s ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. The flight attendant caused a stir in the Thai online communities last...

Thai anti-Thaksin flight attendant stirs Honey’s nest

By Sat, Dec 01, 2012 1:54PM UTC 2 Comments Paetongtarn Shinawatra, right, with her father Thaksin and siblings. Pic: AP.

“People,” Cathay says. “They make an airline.” They sure do, writes Asia Sentinel’s Pavin Chachavalpongpun A Thai member of Cathay Pacific’s cabin crew has stirred up a social media hornet’s nest in Thailand when she revealed her extreme dislike of one important Business Class passenger – the daughter of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. She ended...

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