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The sudden fall of Sudarat, Thaksin’s right-hand woman


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The sudden fall of Sudarat, Thaksin’s right-hand woman

 

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Pheu Thai party’s candidate for prime minister Sudarat Keyuraphan speaks at her party’s headquarters in Bangkok on March 24, 2019 after polls closed in Thailand’s general election. (Photo by YE AUNG THU / AFP)


A former key leader of Pheu Thai dating back to its incarnation as Thai Rak Thai in 1998, veteran politician Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan has left the opposition party abruptly. 

 

In her letter dated November 30 and addressed to Pheu Thai’s registrar, Sudarat offered no reason for her decision to resign as a lifetime party member. 

 

However, observers and analysts point to three issues that pushed the 59-year-old political veteran to the exit.

 

Full story: https://www.thaipbsworld.com/the-sudden-fall-of-sudarat-thaksins-right-hand-woman/

 

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She is also said to have had strong ties with General Prawit Wongsuwan, a key figure in the present government, dating back to his days in the Army. 

 

Friends with the abhorrent toad, more likely the reason she left.

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