The Phuket News Premier League predictions The Phuket News Kata Rocks The Phuket News
The Phuket News Thailand News
The Phuket News Phuket | Thailand | World | Business | Q&A | Weird World XML, RSS, Feed
The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News

Yingluck chase switches to China

BANGKOK: The police team responsible for tracking fugitive former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s whereabouts will today seek cooperation from the Chinese authorities in locating Yingluck after she appeared in an online photo along with her fugitive brother Thaksin at a market said to be in Beijing.

crime, immigration, politics,


Bangkok Post

Monday 12 February 2018, 08:56AM


This photo and others appeared on social media over the weekend, purporting to show brother-and-sister fugitive ex-prime ministers Thaksin (right) and Yingluck Shinawatra in China. Photo: via Bangkok Post
This photo and others appeared on social media over the weekend, purporting to show brother-and-sister fugitive ex-prime ministers Thaksin (right) and Yingluck Shinawatra in China. Photo: via Bangkok Post

The team wants to prove whether the pictures of Yingluck and Thaksin were really taken in Beijing as reported, police sources said.

Maj Gen Piyaphong Klinphan, a spokesman for the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), said they had not received any meaningful information about the pictures of Yingluck and Thaksin so far.

Asked if this means Yingluck can still travel freely internationally as Thaksin does, Maj Gen Piyaphong simply said: “I don’t know”.

Government spokesman Sansern Kaewkamnerd declined to comment on the pictures of Yingluck, saying it’s security officials’ responsibility to deal with this matter, not the government’s.

cachet resort dewa phuket

He was responding to a question asking whether the appearance of a fresh photo of the fugitive former prime ministers on the same day as a gathering of the Democracy Restoration Group (DRG) in Thailand was intended as some kind of political message.

Meanwhile, Chawalit Wichayasut, acting secretary-general of the Pheu Thai Party, dismissed speculation that Yingluck and Thaksin’s appearance was intended as a political signal at a time while the NCPO-installed government appears to be rapidly losing its popularity.

It would not be unusual for Yingluck and Thaksin to be there visiting senior figures during the Chinese New Year festival, Mr Chawalit said.

Read original story here.

 

 

The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Comment on this story
* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.
Comments Here:

Comments Left: Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail: (No Hotmail, Live, MSN and Outlook accepted at this time)
Security:
   => Forget password?

Kurt | 12 February 2018 - 11:16:40

Hahaha, by the time the Chinese Authorities receive the official letter ( after the Chinese NY holidays) from the thai 'police team' ( via ministry of Foreign affairs) about the whereabouts of the 2 ex prime ministers Thaksin and Yingluck in China, by then both will have already left China.
And all will be fine, everybody happy, including the thai police team, (we did our job). Saved face...

The Phuket News
Matches 1 result(s)
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News
The Phuket News The Phuket News The Phuket News
The Phuket News
Share this
The Phuket News
Have a news tip-off? Click here
The Phuket News
Related stories
The Phuket News
Phuket community

Recent Comments


Premchai again ‘too busy’ to see police

Why not just issue an arrest warrant like they do for others like our previous PM for skipping court attendance. On the other hand Boss got away with ...(Read More)


Phuket wastewater-treatment plant to empty into Nai Harn Lake

All pigs revved up on the tarmac ready to fly. The trouble with domestic wastewater is its heavy metal content. Wastewater treatment plants do not ge...(Read More)


Phuket wastewater-treatment plant to empty into Nai Harn Lake

Nothing to worry about, waste water treatment plants “never” discharge dirty water :-) ...(Read More)



Phuket wastewater-treatment plant to empty into Nai Harn Lake

Do the 3 large hotels and The Sands apts located along Naiharn Lake and beach Naiharn and big restaurants having their own waste water treatment syste...(Read More)


Premchai again ‘too busy’ to see police

This class society is lost with this "Hi-So untouchable criminals" Not the country, but they themselves rule matters their way. Super uppe...(Read More)


As watch saga drags on, all eyes on NACC

All eyes on NACC...who doesn't give a lick about guilt or innocence...but it's all about face. This line "He has since claimed they belon...(Read More)


Pickleball comes to Phuket

If you are traveling to Phuket with or without your pickleball paddles and balls, you can still play with our equipment at the Phuket Sports and Tenni...(Read More)


Phuket man, 19, injured in high speed collision with power pole

Those pesky power poles keep jumping out in front of people something should be done about them immediately ...(Read More)


First day of traffic lights sees slew of accidents

I read the report and just shake my head what was the driver of the 4x4 thinking ...(Read More)

The Phuket News
PHUKET NEWS
Phuket
Thailand
World
Business
Q A
Weird World
ARCHIVE
POLL
CURRENCY
WEATHER
PHUKET TIDE TABLE
The Phuket News PHUKET LIFE
Phuket Arts
Phuket Community
Phuket Culture
Phuket Dining
Phuket Education
Phuket Entertainment
Phuket Environment
Phuket Health
Phuket People
Phuket Technology
Phuket Travel
World Entertainment
Photo Galleries
The Phuket News PHUKET SPORT
Phuket
Thailand
World
SURF REPORT
PREDICTIONS
The Phuket News PHUKET CLASSIFIEDS
Phuket Buy and Sell
Phuket Jobs
Phuket Property
Phuket Cars and Boats
Phuket Community
Phuket Services
SEARCH CLASSIFIEDS
POST CLASSIFIED
The Phuket News The Phuket News PHUKET EVENTS
Phuket Event listings
Phuket Event calendar
Buy Tickets
POST EVENT
The Phuket News PHUKET DIRECTORY
Phuket Bars, pubs and clubs
Phuket Hotels and villas
Phuket Restaurants
Phuket Yellow Pages
POST LISTING
The Phuket News BARGAINS
The Phuket News ABOUT US
The Company
Distribution points
Subscribe
Advertise with us
Pay for advert
Contact us
CONTESTS
Content Google Map
Site map
Australian Visa Services
 
Currency - The Phuket News   Weather Report - The Phuket News   Surf Report - The Phuket News
LinkedIn - The Phuket News   Twitter - The Phuket News   YouTube - The Phuket News   Facebook - The Phuket News
Copyright © 2018 Class Act Media. All rights reserved. | Website usage terms and conditions | Privacy and Confidentiality Statement.