Country plagued by military junta and economic downturn
Working class and rural poor need party of their own
The business-woman, Yingluck Shinawatra, sister of the controversial former prime minister, the tycoon Thaksin Shinawatra, was chosen by Thailand’s parliament as the country’s 28th prime minister on 5 August.
At a Plenary Session of the European Parliament, Joe Higgins MEP condemns the brutal repression of protesters in Thailand by the military
By the time this report was written, the tension had increased to a new level in the streets of Bangkok since the passsing of Wednesday night’s ultimatum.
Thousands demand dissolution as political crisis deepens
Neither major party has solution for working and poor people
Political conflict far from over
Weeks of bloody protests and political deadlock within ruling elite