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May 2004

Powerful Man Of Eastern Promises

From The TimesMay 11, 2004Powerful man of eastern promisesA look at the man behind the bid to buy into LiverpoolFrom Andrew Drummond in BangkokTHE rise to power of Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand’s Prime Minister, three years ago was secured by projecting himself as a patriotic, iron-fisted, man of the people.His promises to slash rural poverty, set […]