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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 57–61.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister of Thailand, is one of the world’s most polarizing figures, whose words still reverberate across Southeast Asia. His tenure at the helm of the Thai government in the early 2000s marked a growing rift between Thailand’s urban middle class and the rural...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... potential in the international marketplace. “W hither the Emerging Middle Class?” 51 The most articulate exponent of this ownership of them.” This is precisely the new thinking is Thaksin Shinawatra, the thought. Thai prime...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 48–54.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the ground and raided a military armory, killing four soldiers. While the attack took many by surprise, rights groups and researchers have noted that the two years prior had been a period of upheaval and violence, traced to policies enacted by then-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. In the deep...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2011) 28 (2): 35–40.
Published: 01 June 2011
... China. Every time I go through China somebody comes by, like the president of the People’s Congress, and says, “You don’t know how much we owe you. If it weren’t for you, we wouldn’t have done it.” The other place, but we lost contact with them, was Thailand, where Thaksin Shinawatra had a special...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2013) 30 (1): 115–123.
Published: 01 March 2013
... had simply been the editor of the magazine, Voice of Thaksin , that published them. Thaksin Shinawatra is a Thai businessman and politician, who served as prime minister from 2001 until 2006 when he was overthrown in a military coup. His younger sister now holds that post, but the judiciary is still...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2015) 32 (3): 33–40.
Published: 01 September 2015
... launch of its Global Thai program under former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Since its launch, the program has aimed to significantly increase the number of Thai restaurants globally by providing loans, supervising the establishment of restaurants, creating business links between Thai restaurants...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2012) 29 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 June 2012
... mobility. While reverence for the monarchy remains a constant, today the most remote villager can increasingly see and experience the wealth of the few—especially ironic is their champion, ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, himself a media magnate, installed the very capacity that’s transformed the...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 49–58.
Published: 01 March 2003
... parliament this past January, Prime Minister Morning Post, Hong Kong’s major English- Thaksin Shinawatra told reporters, “If it af­ language newspaper, which reportedly wants fects political relations with China, we can’t to print a mainland edition, has fired some accept it.”21 of its most...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2011) 28 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., 35 years and six coups later, Thailand has a new, democratically elected government. Again, there is a leader-in-exile—the brother, as it happens, of the newly elected prime minister. Yingluck Shinawatra is the first woman ever elected to that office. And there is talk of yet another coup. The...