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  1. Landslide puts junta on back foot

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rising sympathy for the self-exiled tycoon turned prime minister. As the ruling military junta today digests the full results of an apparent landslide by the new Thaksin-allied People Power ...

  2. Thaksin set for comeback as allies claim poll victory

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... landslide victory in yesterday's elections. Unofficial counts showed Thaksin's allies in the People Power Party (PPP) were just 13 seats from a clear majority after the first election ... said his party would not accept any invitation by Mr Samak to join a coalition. 'It may not be an outright majority for the PPP but we have to say it is the landslide we feared,' said ...

  3. Usually taciturn Bangkok taxi drivers weep for joy at airport

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been frequent visitors to Hong Kong and London during his exile, particularly after the PPP's landslide election victory in December. ...

  4. Thaksin returns 'to clear his name'

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a 'normal democracy'- a reference to last December's election landslide by his political proxy, the People Power Party. Reports of a possible plot by military-trained snipers ...

  5. Uncertainty the only certainty in Bangkok

    Posted Jan 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from power and branding him a corrupt dictator disloyal to the king- remains in place, for the moment at least. That determination has almost certainly increased since the PPP landslide. Few ...

  6. Democracy must be the winner in Thailand

    Posted Mar 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... executions of suppliers and dealers. It is just over a year since Mr Thaksin's Thai Rak Thai party formed a government in its own right after an election landslide returned it to office with 377 ...

  7. Vote-winning machine goes into meltdown

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... election in 2005 handed Thai Rak Thai a landslide majority, to the dismay of influential critics of Mr Thaksin's leadership. The resulting tensions spilled over last year into a bitter ...

  8. The homesick autocrat

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... swiftly showed political ambitions. While others preferred discreetly cultivating political and bureaucratic contacts, Thaksin wanted more. In 2001, Thai Rak Thai swept to power in a landslide ...

  9. Thaksin-Temasek deal delivers kick in the Shin to good governance

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... a landslide victory last year- his family will be spared the normal 30 per cent capital-gains tax. Mr Thaksin had repeatedly denied reports of sale talks since speculation began spreading late last ...

  10. Winds of change

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... voters are too easily fooled by unscrupulous politicians such as Mr Thaksin, who won landslides in Thailand's rural north. 'The bureaucracy still wants to have control over ...




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