Thaksin Shinawatrais a Thai businessman and politician. Between 2001 and 2006, he was the Prime Minister of Thailand...
Enough is enough. Six years you serve the countries. You been working hard. You sacrifice your time even your life. And, even your family life. So it's, it's time for me to go back as a private citizen. And contribute to the Thai society outside political arena.
I come from election, I come from the people. I owe gratitude to our people. I do everything for the good of the country and the people.
The rubber industry is of much significance to our countries. For millions of our smallholders, the rubber tree is a tree of life, serving as a crucial source of income for earning a living and raising families.
I always say the best Thai restaurant in Dubai is my home.
Many corpses will be floating in the sea.
I never, never supporting any violence and everybody that know me, and all the countries here they know well that is no one, nowhere that the former prime minister will become terrorist to hurt their own country. No way.
If you cannot reconcile the difference between the elite that stay behind the scene and the right of the people, that's going to be forever chaos. It's time to compromise, to allow more democracy. Those who are stay behind the scenes must hand off and observe the law.
Pheu Thai has to find prominent party leaders that can solve the problems of the country now. If we can find those types of people, then we can win. There are many good people in Thailand but we have to recruit them.
I want Thailand to be a peaceful country.
I'm very disappointed by the mature-democracy countries. I was ousted by a coup d'etat.
If I were not a public figure, I wouldn't fly with Thai,
I am really close to the Chinese government. And I have a chance to talk to them, listen to them.
I have to give moral support to my supporters. If I'm not going to fight anymore, that might hurt the feelings of my supporters. They are fighting for democracy. They are fighting for the rule of law.
Politicians always criticize each other in different ways.
The first step is that the Cambodian government has expressed sincerity to apologize for what happened.
The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken, slaughtered it and and then ate it.
I don't have to come back politically, but I would like to do something that will help the people of Thailand. There must be a process under which I can come back. I want to come back to clear the chaos in Thailand, the civil war in Thailand.
I'm the first Thai prime minister in history that first time win half of parliament seats and second time win 76% of parliamentary seats and I was ousted because too popular.
I am active in brain storming with our people, our strategists, in Thailand.
The popularity of the party and Yingluck is getting more and more.
This is the most terrible thing that can happen in a friendly country if Thai people have to escape from the backdoor of an embassy.
We will talk about cooperation to destroy the disease as soon as we can.
Where in the world is a single-party government called a dictatorship? What's wrong with it when people have faith in me?
We have no involvement at all, ... We don't have any detention or secret jails or whatever.
The protesters are exerting mob rule over the rule of law, which I can't accept.
Seventy four of the culprits were killed and four were wounded,
Natural rubber is but one of the many natural resources that are found in abundance in our diversely rich region. Our wealth of natural resources indicates to me that the countries and peoples of this region should be much more prosperous than they actually are.
petty, vindictive and not very well-informed autocratic leader who is enamored of his own sense of grandeur.
I am ready to sign the decree if the situation becomes violent.
If the incidents have spilled over to other areas, it is possible to use martial law to solve problems in such areas. This has nothing to do with the government, ... could do it on their own.
I also thank him for admitting fault and agreeing to pay for the damage in a gentlemanly manner,
He did not target the APEC summit ... his men went to inspect sensitive locations -- U.S. Australian and Israeli interests,
Lab test results came out about midnight last night and came out as positive,
It doesn't matter who is president but the sooner the region's politics becomes stable, the better.
I would like to express our profound sorrow to Your Excellency and ... the people of Nepal on the demise of Their Majesties,
We received tip-offs from local people that there were strange-looking people staying around there so we checked their background and passports and realized that they were the people we were looking for,
We are committed to the maintenance of peace and stability on the peninsula and support continuation of the six-party talks and look forward to concrete and verifiable progress toward a complete and permanent nuclear weapons-free Korean peninsula.
We seek a peaceful resolution through dialogue while addressing all concerns of parties including the security concerns expressed by the DPRK (North Korea),
The government definitely has to extend the state of emergency, ... The situation requires us to do so.
There is nothing that worries me about the current situation.
The whole world is concerned, and I think the Myanmar government understands,
Of the 6,500 missing, it is likely that they could mostly be dead as many days have passed.
As of Sept. 30, the tax collection alone showed a surplus of 60 billion baht, even after taking into account the midyear supplementary spending,
This has affected the reputation of the Cabinet, because the news went around the world. I don't want the people to think the Cabinet members are obsessed with this kind of thing,
They have close connections and links. Their linkages come from relatives, friends and they used to go the same schools,
There may be someone wanting to incite the situation.
That means that millions of Thais who would never dare go to the hospital are now able to benefit from essential medical treatment, ... We would much prefer for our people to see the doctor regularly rather than to wait for major illness.
It's likely that by Monday the senate will vote on the decree and I hope that it will be approved without any problem because there are more senators in support than opposed to it,
It's a matter of their bodies becoming weak.
They deserve the most severe penalty because they have done huge damage to the country.
The separatist ideology remains and the violence will be a prolonged one because authorities need time to tackle this complicated problem,
I regret the loss of lives in a way that should not have happened, due to suffocation. I will order a committee to be set up to investigate the situation,
I plan to form the national government after the election, and I am pleased to offer Cabinet positions to Democrat and Chart Thai parties in my government as part of an effort to join hands and cooperate in making political reforms.
I committed to President Bush that we are pressing ahead with the free trade agreement,
I will not resign because my resignation will not resolve anything.
There are some who died because they were fasting, and they were crammed in tight.
I am never one to disappoint. When I decided to invest I decided to bring the club forward. I am ready bring new ideas, vision and investment to the club.
Don't underestimate the people. Let them decide.
The current situation and sentiment is not good for Thai Airways' share offer,