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Thaksin Shinawatra
Spelling Thaksin Shinawawtra
Nationality Thailand
Gender Male
Ethnic Thai
Job Prime Minister of Thailand
  Thai Politician
  Thai Tycoon
Desc Thaksin Shinawatra is a telecommunications tycoon who came to power in a populist political revolution nearly two decades ago. Thaksin jumped bail and left Thailand in 2008 just before the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Holders of Political Positions sentenced him to two years in prison for conflict interest in the purchase of state land in a prime location in Bangkok in 2003 by his then-wife while he was prime minister


Political Party Pheu Thai
  Phalang Prachachon
  Thai Rak Thai
Org House of Shinawatra


Son Panthongtae Shinawatra
Daughter Pintongta Shinawatra
Sister Yingluck Shinawatra
Son-in-law Nattapong Kunakornwong
Enemy Prayuth Chan-ocha
  Abhisit Vejjajiva
  Suthep Thaugsuban
  People’s Alliance for Democracy [PAD]


Thai Election 2001 January He assume office as Prime Minister of Thailand. his party was then called Thai Rak Thai [Thais love Thai]
Thai Election 2005 His style of governing drew a great deal of criticism from some quarters, but the voters were satisfied enough to give him an overwhelming election victory
Phalang Prachachon Phalang Prachachon [People’s Power] is Thaksin dominated party. It back to power after post-coup election in December 2007
People’s Alliance for Democracy a criticism to Thaksin Shinawatra regime persist and finally led to mass protests organised by the People’s Alliance for Democracy from late 2005. Despite Thaksin having earned a convincing electoral mandate just a year earlier, the protesters claimed that he had lost the legitimacy to govern
Red Shirt The People’s Alliance for Democracy protesters achieved their goal indirectly when the Constitutional Court dissolved Phalang Prachachon at the beginning of December 2008. This led, with some trickery, to the Democrat-led coalition government under Abhisit Vejjajiva. Pro-Thaksin voters felt betrayed, resulting in the ‘red-shirt’ movement. Its protests in Bangkok in 2009 and 2010 were suppressed by the military, the latter instance leading to more than 90 deaths and 2000 injured
2016 02 23
Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra speaks to Reuters during an interview in Singapore

2019 03 25 Retrieve

[Thaksin Shinawatra accuse the military of manipulating the vote and putting Thailand’s democracy at risk] The junta appointed the election commission and has interfered with the work of what are supposed to be independent agencies and institutions

2019 03 26 Retrieve

Whether or not the junta’s leaders now allow the pro-democracy parties to form a government, they will find a way to stay in charge. They have no shame, and they want to be in power no matter what

2019 07 26 Retrieve

I have never seen military who lack gentlemanliness like those at the present time. Victory that comes from rigged rules and judges is not cool. It’s time for the country to have fair rules. Do not let unreasonable and brazen people set the rules. If this is allowed to continue, it will end up with conflict