Abhisit Vejjajiva

Type: Person
Name: Abhisit Vejjajiva
Title: Prime minister (15 DEC 08)
Organization: Government of Thailand
Date of Birth: 1964-08-03
Nationality: Thailand
Fact Sheet: Biography for Abhisit Vejjajiva
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 1 reports

Abhisit, Suthep appear before court

Related search: abhisit vejjajiva, suthep thaugsuban, murder charges, UDD, red-shirts, 2010 protests ... [Published Bangkok Post - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-police chief reinstated

The National Council for Peace and Order has issued an order to reinstate former national police chief Pol General Patcharawat Wongsuwan. NCPO chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha endorsed Order No 93, which was published in the Royal Gazette on Wednesday, ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

BACC to the rescue against feisty loan shark problem

The state-owned Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) plans to extend loans to 150,000 farmers this fiscal year to help them avoid the underground loan market, also known as loan sharks.The bank targets lending up to 100,000 baht each ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Political foes told to sign reform pledge

The junta will to ask figures across the political divide to sign an agreement pledging to continue the military's reforms after the next general election.Lt Gen Kampanat Ruddit, director of the National Council for Peace and Order's (NCPO) Centre for ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Democrats prohibited from joining NLA, NRC

Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has prohibited all party members from joining the National Legislative Assembly and the National Reform Council, deputy party leader Khunying Kalaya Sophonphanich said Tuesday. Kalaya said Abhisit fears that the ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pay MPs to quit jobs

According to the report, (Re: "Politicians’ great double dip", BP, July 21) the Fund for Former Parliamentarians Act “was built around a simple concept: Politics is a profession”.According to the Oxford Dictionary a profession is a paid occupation "that ... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Constructive criticism 'should be permitted'

Home » politics » Democrat leader urges junta to ease restriction on the media and critics Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva yesterday called on the junta to allow people with differing views to present constructive criticism of its orders and administration, ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

State enterprise reform tests Thai military's commitment to cleaning up politics

Thailand's military government is moving forward with reforms of state-owned enterprises, casting the effort as an integral part of restoring order to the country. It remains to be seen, however, whether the initiative turns out to be a cleansing process ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Prosecution of red shirt protest leaders proceeds

K, July 17 --  Authorities are speeding up the prosecution of red shirt protest leaders, including those suspected of acts of terrorism during the tenure of the Abhisit Vejjajiva government.Bangkok's Criminal Court today heard plaintiff's witnesses in ... [Published MCOT - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Police chief - a job entangled in powerplay and intrigue

The appointment of the National Police chief has been a major headache for the last two prime ministers. The replacement of Pol General Wichean Potephosree by Pol General Priewpan Damapong in 2011 cost Yingluck Shinawatra her position. Wichean was shunted ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Abhisit to have new operation on collarbone

Ex-premier Abhisit Vejjajiva will have a new operation on his collarbone, which he broke in a fall in March, as it did not heal properly possibly due to incorrect exercise. The Nation ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 2 reports

Prayuth tops poll on preferred PM

Home » politics » Junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is the leading people's choice for the next prime minister, according to Master Poll. The general was supported by 32 per cent of the 2,087 people in 15 provinces who responded to the survey conducted by ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jun 29 2014]

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Abhisit, Suthep appear before court [Published Bangkok Post - 2 hours ago]
Ex-police chief reinstated [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 24 2014]
PhuketWATCH Phuket Parkland Crunch Nears; Thai ... [Published Phuket Wan - Jul 24 2014]
Graft clause sought for new charter [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 23 2014]
Critics wary of NCPO chief's powers [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 23 2014]
BACC to the rescue against feisty loan shark pr... [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 23 2014]
Political foes told to sign reform pledge [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 23 2014]
Democrats prohibited from joining NLA, NRC [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 22 2014]
Pay MPs to quit jobs [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 21 2014]
Constructive criticism 'should be permitted' [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 21 2014]
Roundup: Yingluck Shinawatra vows to return to ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 18 2014]
State enterprise reform tests Thai military's c... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 18 2014]
Prosecution of red shirt protest leaders proceeds [Published MCOT - Jul 17 2014]
Green activist movement loses warrior [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 16 2014]
Regime revamps police force [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 15 2014]
Police chief - a job entangled in powerplay and... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 15 2014]
Dissension is totally normal in a democracy tha... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 14 2014]
Bt300 million earmarked to repair Govt House [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 14 2014]
Let’s admit this is not democracy [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 12 2014]
Coup reorients relations with Cambodia [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 11 2014]
Giving NCPO absolute power not necessary: Abhisit [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 08 2014]
Democrats, ACT pushing graft drafts [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 08 2014]
Ticket to ride better buses [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 07 2014]
Homecoming lands Veera in hot water [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 07 2014]
Veera keeps some secrets [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 06 2014]
The Bayonet Trumps The Ballot In Thailand – Ana... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 06 2014]
Minding Thailand's business [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 06 2014]
Facing uncomfortable truths [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 05 2014]
No pollution solution to Map Ta Phut [Published Bangkok Post - Jul 02 2014]
Not too late to save our ailing body politic [Published The Nation - Thailand - Jul 02 2014]
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Thailand: Stop Secret Military Detentions [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 11 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Thailand Arrests of Red Shirt Activists Raise ‘Disappearance’ Concerns (New York, June 11, 2014) – The Thai military authorities should immediately confirm the location of a political activist secretly held for nearly ...
Do Not Be Concerned. [Published London Irvine Report - May 20 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Baltic Dry Index. 1022  -05 LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. I was deposed by a coup d'etat, by friends that I trusted and aided by the American Government. Ferdinand ...
Thailand: Lack of Justice for 2010 Violence Fue... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 20 2014]
Source: Human Rights WatchCountry: Thailand Four Years On, Political Confrontations Escalate After Amnesty Attempt (New York) – Successive Thai governments have failed over the past four years to impartially prosecute those responsible for the political ...
Thailand’s Reverse Revolution: Angry Elites Tar... [Published Cato @ Liberty - May 14 2014]
Doug Bandow Thailand continues its slow motion political implosion.  The prime minister has been ousted and a new election has been scheduled for July 20, but the latter will settle nothing unless traditional ruling elites are willing to accept a government ...
Solving Thailand's political crisis? [Published CNN.com - Video - May 14 2014]
Kristie Lu Stout asks Thai opposition leader and former PM Abhisit Vejjajiva about easing the nation's political turmoil ...
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