July 4 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Montesano, a visiting research fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asia Studies in Singapore, talks about Thailand's political future following the weekend elections. The party linked to exiled Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra won a parliamentary majority, making it more difficult for his opponents to overturn the result as they have done in the last three elections. Montensano speaks with John Dawson on Bloomberg Television's "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
July 4 (Bloomberg) -- Hana Microelectronics Pcl Chief Executive Officer Richard Han talks about the impact of Thailand's elections on the country's economy and business community. The party linked to exiled Thai leader Thaksin Shinawatra won a parliamentary majority, making it more difficult for his opponents to overturn the result as they have done in the last three elections. Han speaks from Bangkok with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television's "On the Move Asia."(Source: Bloomberg)
Thaksin Shinawatra — and the multi-pronged political, commercial and social movement that bears his long-term imprimatur — has shown that when it comes to winning elections he is Thailand’s best. His sister, Yingluck, will become Thailand’s first female Prime Minister.
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The United States on Sunday hailed the people of Thailand for their "robust participation" in their parliamentary elections, as allies of the Kingdom's fugitive ex-leader Thaksin Shinawatra rallied to victory.
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So here we go. The talking is over. Let the voters have their say. Thailand's much anticipated, and in some cases feared, general election is upon us.It appears that negotiations between former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's people, the army and representatives of the palace about the result of