Coronavirus

Thaksin gets Covid for the second time despite 4 jabs

  FORMER Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra said during a Clubhouse chat last evening (Jan. 18), where he uses the alias Tony Woodsome, that he has contracted Covid-19 for the second time despite receiving four jabs and also gave some advice to the government on handling the pandemic, Sanook.com said today. At one point of the

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Pheu Thai Party’s strategy of ‘trying to beat ’em and looking to bow to ’em’ just won’t work 

By Out-Crowd GIVEN THEIR REPEATED STRATEGY OF ”trying to beat ’em and looking to bow to ’em”, Pheu Thai Party will likely lose many MP seats to Move Forward Party though the former might probably win more MP seats than Palang Pracharath Party in the next election nationwide. As long as Pheu Thai Party, with

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Thaksin closes the door on ex-spouse Potjaman becoming party leader

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PRIME MINISTER Thaksin Shinawatra has ruled out the possibility of his former spouse Khunying Potjaman na Pombejra becoming top leader of the Pheu Thai Party. In yesterday’s video conference at a Bangkok residence of former energy minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisan, the deposed premier categorically dismissed the possibility of Khunying Potjaman being

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Thaksin being probed over THAI’s purchase of 10 aircraft

THE National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) today (Sept. 17) confirmed it has set up a large inquiry committee to investigate former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra for approving the purchase of 10 Airbus A340-500 and A340-600 aircraft by Thai Airways International (THAI) that then allegedly sharply increased its debts, Siam Rath newspaper said. NACC spokesman Mr. Niwatchai

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Thaksin downplays hearsay about royally-appointed premier

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PREMIER THAKSIN Shinawatra yesterday downplayed speculation that somebody will sooner or later be appointed as prime minister by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn to replace an embattled Prayut Chan-o-cha. Speaking online via Care Clubhouse channel, Thaksin dismissed rumours largely circulated on social media that a royally-appointed figure will replace Prayut

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100,000 people tipped to sign petition for Thaksin’s return

By Thai Newsroom Reporters AS MANY AS 100,000 PEOPLE are expected to sign a fresh petition to endorse legislation for pardon of fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra so he could return home and effectively address the current pandemic situation. Puea Chart MP Petcharawat Watanapongsirikul said today (July 16) he is mustering a minimum of 10,000 people

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Thaksin suggests Prayut talk with him via Zoom about pandemic situation

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FORMER PRIME MINISTER THAKSIN Shinawatra yesterday (July 13) suggested his successor Prayut Chan-o-cha talk with him via a Zoom cloud meeting about ways and means to address the pandemic situation. During a live online chat from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates with his staunch supporters calling themselves CARE Group in

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