Thai ex-PM barred from politics for 5 years

Thai ex-PM barred from politics for 5 yearsBANGKOK – Exiled former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been banned from politics for five years and his party, the first to win an absolute majority in the country's history, disbanded.The Constitutional Tribunal,… [NZ Politics]

If only our government showed some similar steel…..oh wait Thailand is ruled by a military junta but most wouldn't know that because the left and a few others wail on constantly about Fiji and forget about Thailand and Pakistan. 

Incidentally we pursued and completed a Free Trade Agreement with Thailand AFTER the coup there…..ah the hypocrisy. 


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