2008 Thai political crisis
Since 2008, there has been an ongoing political crisis in Thailand in form of a conflict between the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) and the People's Power Party (PPP) governments of Prime Minis...
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Kraisak Choonhavan
Kraisak Choonhavan (Thai: ไกรศักดิ์ ชุณหะวัณ, born 8 October 1947 in Bangkok) is a Thai politician. He was a member of the Senate for Nakhon Ratchasima Province from 2000 till 2006.Born as son of ...
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Pridi Banomyong
Pridi Banomyong (Thai: ปรีดี พนมยงค์; RTGS: Pridi Phanomyong; May 11, 1900 – May 2, 1983) was a Thai politician. He was a Prime Minister and senior statesman of Thailand, and was named one of the ...
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Thaksin Shinawatra
Thaksin Shinawatra (Thai: ทักษิณ ชินวัตร; RTGS: Thaksin Chinnawat;  [tʰák.sǐn tɕʰīn.ná.wát]; born 26 July 1949) is a Thai business tycoon turned politician. From 2001 to 2006 he was the Prime...
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Abhisit Vejjajiva
Abhisit Vejjajiva (Thai: อภิสิทธิ์ เวชชาชีวะ; RTGS: Aphisit Wetchachiwa (Thai pronunciation); IPA: [ʔà.pʰí.sìt wêːt.tɕʰāː.tɕʰīː.wáʔ]  pronunction ; born 3 August 1964) is a Thai pol...
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Thailand legislative election, April 2006
General elections were held in Thailand on April 2006. Elections for the lower house of the Thai National Assembly, the House of Representatives, were held on 2 April 2006 and elections for the upper ...
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Samak Sundaravej
Samak Sundaravej (13 June 1935 – 24 November 2009) (Thai: สมัคร สุนทรเวช, RTGS: Samak Sunthorawet,  [sàmàk sǔntʰɔráwêːt]) was a Thai politician who briefly served as the Prime Minister of Tha...
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Suchinda Kraprayoon
Suchinda Kraprayoon (Thai: สุจินดา คราประยูร; RTGS: Suchinda Khra-prayun, born August 6, 1933) was Prime Minister of Thailand from 7 April 1992 until 24 May 1992.Suchinda, son of Juang and Sompong...
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Tanin Kraivixien
Thanin Kraivichien (born April 5, 1927 in Bangkok, Thai: ธานินทร์ กรัยวิเชียร RTGS: Thanin Kraiwichian,  [tʰaː.nin krai.wí.t͡ɕʰian]; first name also spelled "Tanin", last name "Kraivixien" or...
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Advanced Info Service
Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited is Thailand's largest GSM mobile phone operator with 35 million customers as of March 2013. Founded in April 1986, AIS started off as a computer rental bus...
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Chuan Leekpai
Chuan Leekpai (Thai: ชวน หลีกภัย; RTGS: Chuan Likphai; Chinese: 川立派; born July 28, 1938 in Trang) was the Prime Minister of Thailand from September 20, 1992 to May 19, 1995 and again from Nove...
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Kantathi Suphamongkhon
Kantathi Suphamongkhon (Thai กันตธีร์ ศุภมงคล, born April 3, 1952) is a Thai diplomat, politician and university professor. He served as Foreign Minister during the administration of Prime Minister Th...
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Anand Panyarachun
Anand Panyarachun (born August 9, 1932) was Thailand's Prime Minister twice, between 1991–1992 and once again in 1992. He was effective in initiating economic and political reforms, one of which was t...
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Chamlong Srimuang
Major General Chamlong Srimuang (Thai: จำลอง ศรีเมือง, born 5 July 1935) is a Thai activist and former politician. A former general, he was a leader of the "Young Turks" military clique, founded...
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April 2009 Thai political unrest
A series of political demonstrations and following unrest occurred in Thailand from 26 March to 14 April 2009 in Bangkok and Pattaya against the government of Abhisit Vejjajiva and the military crackd...
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Policies of the Thaksin government
Thaksin Shinawatra was the 23rd prime minister of Thailand.As prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra initiated many policies affecting the economy, public health, education, energy, drugs and internationa...
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Policies of the Shinawatra administration
Thaksin Shinawatra was the 23rd prime minister of Thailand.As prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra initiated many policies affecting the economy, public health, education, energy, drugs and internationa...
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Free Thai Movement
The Free Thai Movement (Thai: เสรีไทย; rtgs: Seri Thai) was a Thai underground resistance movement against Imperial Japan during World War II. Seri Thai were an important source of military i...
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South Thailand insurgency
The South Thailand Insurgency (Thai: ความไม่สงบในชายแดนภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย) is an intractable conflict taking place mainly in Southern Thailand. It originated in the 1960s as an ethnic separatist i...
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Chuwit Jitsakul
Chuwit Jitsakul ต.ม. (TM) (born October 22, 1937) is a Thai businessman and politician.
Chuwit Jitsakul (Thai: ชูวิทย์ จิตรสกุล) was born on the 22 October 1937 to Chinese immigrant parents in Tha...
Bloody May
Black May (Thai: พฤษภาทมิฬ; rtgs: Phruetsapha Thamin) is a common name for the 17–20 May 1992 popular protest in Bangkok against the government of General Suchinda Kraprayoon and the bloody m...
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Black May (1992)
Black May (Thai: พฤษภาทมิฬ; rtgs: Phruetsapha Thamin) is a common name for the 17–20 May 1992 popular protest in Bangkok against the government of General Suchinda Kraprayoon and the bloody m...
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Yingluck Shinawatra
Yingluck Shinawatra (Thai: ยิ่งลักษณ์ ชินวัตร, rtgs: Yinglak Chinnawat,  [jîŋ.lák tɕʰīn.ná.wát]; born 21 June 1967), nicknamed Pu (Thai: ปู,  [pūː]), is a Thai businesswoman and...
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Energy Industry Liberalization and Privatization (Thailand)
Energy in Thailand refers to energy and electricity production, consumption, import and export in Thailand. According to the Ministry of Energy, the country's primary energy consumption was 75.2 Mtoe ...
Premiership of Abhisit Vejjajiva
Abhisit Vejjajiva was formally endorsed by King Bhumibol Adulyadej as Prime Minister of Thailand on 17 December 2008. Abhisit ascended to power amid a global economic crisis.Key appointments in Abhisi...
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Sale of Shin Corporation to Temasek Holdings
The 2006 sale of the Shinawatra family's share of Shin Corporation to Temasek Holdings caused great controversy in Thailand. The sale was in response to long-standing criticisms that the Shinawatra ...
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2006 Bangkok bombings
The 2006 Bangkok bombings occurred on 31 December 2006 and 1 January 2007, during New Year's Eve festivities in Bangkok, Thailand. Four explosions went off almost simultaneously in different parts of ...
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2006 Thailand coup d'état
The 2006 Thai coup d'état took place on Tuesday 19 September 2006, when the Royal Thai Army staged a coup d'état against the elected caretaker government of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. The coup...
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Chatichai Choonhavan
Chatichai Choonhavan (Thai: ชาติชาย ชุณหะวัณ; RTGS: Chatchai Chunhawan, 5 April 1920 — 6 May 1998) was a Thai army officer, diplomat and politician. From 1986 to 1991, he was the chairman of...
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