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Day 23 – Will a new Premier solve the Thailand crisis?

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New Thai premier extends olive branch to protesters Cebu Daily News, Philippines –

New Thai PM, but protests continue The Australian, Australia –

Japanese firms unnerved by rising Thai strife The Australian, Australia –

Background – What is the PAD? Radio France Internationale, France –

Thai PM calls for reconciliation MWC News, Canada –

Thai MPs elect Thaksin’s brother-in-law as new PM
BANGKOK (AFP) – A brother-in-law of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra was elected Thai prime minister by parliament Wednesday but faced immediate opposition from protesters who vowed to force him from office.
Thai Parliament Elects Somchai Prime Minister Voice of America
Thai lawmakers elect Thaksin’s in-law as PM CNN International

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THAILAND: Triumph workers agree to end strike, UK –

Low expectation premier for Thailand Asia Times Online, Hong Kong –

PAD calls for new PM to prove himself by bringing back Thaksin Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

New Thai PM a conciliator with political baggage International Herald Tribune, France –

Anti-govt protesters refuse time for new PM to prove himself Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Thai court delays Thaksin ruling, seeks arrest U.S. Daily, ca –

Getting there gradually Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Crucial Thai meeting to choose PM today Straits Times, Singapore –

Thaksin’s Brother-in-Law Set to Become New Thai Prime Minister Bloomberg –

Thaksin relative tipped as prime minister Gulf Daily News, Bahrain –

Thailand’s Humpty-Dumpty government still in freefall Malaysia Star, Malaysia –

Somchai secures backing, set to be PM Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai court issues arrest warrant for Thaksin Boston Globe, United States –

Thai ruling party rebels agree on PM candidate Daily Times, Pakistan –

Thailand – Political Situation Update Best Syndication, CA –

Will a new Premier solve the Thailand crisis? The New Nation, Bangladesh –

Strange bedfellows Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thailand protest Cambodia over troop intrusion Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thailand’s political chaos keeps tourists at home The Associated Press –

Let’s celebrate the great divide and grand paradox Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 17, 2008 at 2:23 am

Day 21 – Three-week-long Thai anti-government protest seems to go on

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newin faction unfurls its banner of revolt Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

What they say about Somchai Wongsawat Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Somchai seems the best bet from PPP Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Clowning or crowning for Somchai’s latest adventure Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

At Large Beyond talk, Philippines –

Cambodia asks if Thais able to host ASEAN summit GMA, Philippines –

That bumpy ride called Democracy Malaya, Philippines –

A recipe for Thai-style ‘political stability’ Manila Times, Philippines –

Ruling party at odds over naming new premier; could force House … Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Thai caretaker deputy PM resigns Xinhua, China –

Thailand’s political crisis deepens with controversial nominee for PM, Canada –

PAD proposes “People Revolution Government” Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

PPP faces break-up over Somchai Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thai protesters angered by Somchai nomination for Thai PM Radio Australia, Australia –

Thaksin In-law Picked to Be Thai PM Alalam News Network, Iran –

Commerce Minister confident export growth to reach 25% this year, Thailand –

Thaksin relative backed as Thai PM, Qatar –

Thai shares down on Lehman bankruptcy Nation Multimedia, Thailand – 1

Thaksin relative wins ruling party backing for PM The Associated Press –

Thai ruling party leaders back Somchai for PM AFP –

Thai shares nosedive on concerns over financial institution … Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

FACTBOX – Somchai Wongsawat TVNZ, New Zealand –

Democrat Chief Advisor says new PM must be able to resolve …, Thailand –

Thailand at a political crossroad United Press International, Asia, Hong Kong –

PAD says no to “nominee” Somchai Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thais Want to Vote Wall Street Journal –

Admiring the Thai experience Manila Standard Today, Philippines –

Solution lies in parliament Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai Political Crisis Derailing Growth, Surapong Says (Update2) Bloomberg –

Political Turmoil in Thailand Boosts Business for Astrologers Wall Street Journal –

No reduction in police forces after emergency lifted Bangkok Post, Thailand –

MiniVDO: People in Phuket closely follow the Prime Minister … Thailand National News Bureau, Thailand –

Thailand’s acting Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat leaving the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters after lifting the state of emergency in Bangkok, 12 days after it was enfoerced. — PHOTO: REUTERS

Thailand’s Economic Growth Set to Lag as Political Woes Persist Bloomberg –

No Support Yet For Thai Stocks RTT News, NY –

Thai stocks expected to rally International Herald Tribune, France –

Govt agrees on trio of contenders for PM’s job Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Business welcomes end of emergency Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Bangkok seeksto win back smiles TODAYonline, Singapore –

Thai politicians squeezed by courts Kuwait Times, Kuwait –

Cracks appear in Samak’s party Electric New Paper, Singapore –

Country must embrace ‘New Politics’ or implode- Suriyasai Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

A master’s timeless teachings Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

The evolving anatomy of the PAD Nation Multimedia, Thailand

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 15, 2008 at 2:27 am