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Thaksin Shinawatra
ทักษิณ ชินวัตร
23rd Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
9 February 2001 â€“ 19 September 2006
Monarch Bhumibol Adulyadej
Preceded by Chuan Leekpai
Succeeded by Sonthi Boonyaratglin (Leader of the 2006 coup d’etat)
Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand
In office
13 July 1995 â€“ 8 November 1997
Prime Minister Banharn Silpa-archa
Chavalit Yongchaiyudh
Special Economic Adviser of Cambodia
In office
4 November 2009 â€“ 23 August 2010
Prime Minister Hun Sen
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Position abolished
Minister of Education
In office
14 June 2001 â€“ 9 October 2001
Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra
Preceded by Kasem Watanachai
Succeeded by Suwit Khunkitti
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
24 October 1994 â€“ 10 February 1995
Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai
Preceded by Prasong Soonsiri
Succeeded by Krasae Chanawongse
Personal details
Born (1949-07-26) 26 July 1949 (age 67)
San Kamphaeng, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Nationality Thai
Montenegrin (2009–present)
Political party Thai Rak Thai Party (1998–2006)[1]
Other political
Palang Dharma Party (1994–98)
Spouse(s) Potjaman Na Pombejra (1976–2008)[2]
Children Panthongtae Shinawatra
Pintongtha Shinawatra
Peathongtarn Shinawatra
Residence Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Alma mater Royal Police Cadet Academy
Eastern Kentucky University
Sam Houston State University
Profession Businessperson
Police officer
Religion Theravada Buddhism
Net worth US$1.61 billion (February 2016)[3]

We will talk about cooperation to destroy the disease as soon as we can.

Thailand stands at a crossroads.
Don't underestimate the people. Let them decide.
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.
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I am really close to the Chinese government. And I have a chance to talk to them, listen to them.
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Thailand stands at a crossroads.
I am active in brain storming with our people, our strategists, in Thailand.
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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.
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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.
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The first step is that the Cambodian government has expressed sincerity to apologize for what happened.
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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.
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I will protect democracy with my life.
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.
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I want Thailand to be a peaceful country.
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.
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Many corpses will be floating in the sea.
If I were not a public figure, I wouldn't fly with Thai.
Politicians always criticize each other in different ways.
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.
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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.
Thaksin Shinawatra
I always say the best Thai restaurant in Dubai is my home.
The guy was infected with bird flu because he took a sick chicken, slaughtered it and and then ate it.
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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.
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I'm very disappointed by the mature-democracy countries. I was ousted by a coup d'etat.
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The popularity of the party and Yingluck is getting more and more.
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.
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