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Shinawatra

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Investigators to report on Air France disaster

Thursday, 5 July, 2012, 12:00am

Who said it?

If I were granted the right of abode, I could work as a waitress in restaurants instead of as a domestic helper. I want to spend more time to socialise with more people and date a guy. And I will marry someone and settle down here for the rest of my life

Soriano Pacita, 41, a domestic helper in Hong Kong for 14 years

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Every night I sweated through at least two or three T-shirts

Former taipan John Hung, who spent 16 months in jail, describing what a summer in Stanley Prison is like

We cannot block the water forever

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's sombre warning that Bankok's sluice gates must be opened to relieve floodwaters

21 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

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With deadly blaze in mind, fire crews beef up

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I have been there. I won't deny it. Basically I was there to do an interview. I had to pay for it

Just-resigned Democratic Party chief executive Chan Ka-wai after being caught visiting a prostitute

Mr Lai didn't flee, didn't attempt to evade [border] officers and didn't breach his terms

14 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Thai photographers stake out Mandarin for glimpse of Thaksin on election watch

The billionaire former Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra (pictured with his coiffured wife Pojaman) - deposed in a coup last year and perhaps better known in the city these days as the owner of English Premier League team Manchester City - is in town to watch his home country's elections on Sunday.

22 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Powers urged to offer olive branch

The landmark 74-page report by the National Reconciliation Commission offers no shortage of long-term solutions to restore order to Thailand's troubled south.

The question is whether Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his senior officials are prepared to listen as they pursue a 'military solution'.

27 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Uncertainty grist for the rumour mill

A senior Thai political figure considers a long-planned trip, suddenly it's 'exile'; Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is stepping down. Or maybe he's calling in the military. Or becoming a monk.

Welcome to the Thai rumour mill.

4 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Quote unquote

Don't pay any attention to my wealth. I am not a cheater.

Financially suspect Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra (above).

If you look around the region, everybody is performing very badly, all because Mr Dow and Mr Jones are not co-operating.

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

15 Apr 2001 - 12:00am