May 12, 2014

It's a Thai Thing: Ditching the New for the Old

Tom Plate, Japan Times

The Associated Press

The anti-Thaksin crowd’s dubious bile was then piled on his younger sister Yingluck, a lady of substantial charm and I-try-hard work habits. The Thai Constitutional Court that invalidated her as prime minister thus jumped in with a shortsighted movement that took a country suddenly doing so well and yet managed to begin to bring it down.

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TAGGED: Bangkok, Thaksin Shinawatra, Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand


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