Thaksin: The Business of Politics in Thailand

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He made a fortune of two billion US dollars in four years. He was elected prime minister by a landslide. He escaped conviction for corruption by a sliver. He believes he can take Thailand into the first world in eight years by running the country like a company.

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430 p m 3 August 2001
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Vatthana Pholsena is assistant professor of Southeast Asian studies at the National University of Singapore. Ruth Banomyong is head of the Department of International Business, Logistics, and Transport at the Thammasat University Business School, Thailand.

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