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Thaksin has arrived at Don Mueang Airport

PHEU THAI Party de facto boss/former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s private airplane Gulf Stream G650 landed at Don Mueang Airport at 9.05 a.m. this morning (Aug. 22) after taking  taking off from Seletar Airport, Singapore, at 7 a.m., Naewna newspaper quoted Flightradar website as saying moments after the airplane touched down.

Meanwhile the Straits Times newspaper cited several news sources as saying Thaksin will be arrested as soon as his private airplane lands at Don Mueang Airport.

In his message posted on X, formerly Twitter, Thaksin said from 9 a.m. onwards he asked for permission to return to live in Thailand and breathe the same air as his Thai brothers and sisters.

It was reported that he arrived in Singapore from Dubai together with his sister/former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra last Saturday (Aug. 19).

Yingluck posted a video clip of Thaksin’s departure on her Facebook page (below).


Top and Front Page: Pheu Thai de facto boss/former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra departing Singapore with an affectionate send-off from his sister/former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Below: Thaksin Shinwatra warmly welcomed by this children at Don Mueang Airport: All photos: Naewna

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Watch video clip shared by former premier Yingluck Shinawatra below:



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