Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra at an event in Tokyo in March last year. Photo: AFP

Thailand’s powerful Shinawatra clan set to visit Hong Kong days ahead of national polls

  • The family, led by self-exiled patriarch and deposed prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, will be in the city for the wedding of his youngest daughter
  • Thaksin’s sister Yingluck, another former prime minister who was also deposed in a military coup, is also expected to attend
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Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra at an event in Tokyo in March last year. Photo: AFP
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.