Politics

Thai corruption got higher after Thaksin left

Thai corruption got higher after Thaksin left

According to Transparency International, an independent organisation, which measures world wide corruption on a scale from 0 to 10, (0 represents highly corrupt, 10 means highly clean), this year along with China, Columbia, Greece, Lesotho, Peru and Servia, Thailand scores a mere 3.5 ranking it no. 78. Last year the Kingdom ranked 87 showing some improvement [...]

15 Striking similarities between Thaksin and Berlusconi

15 Striking similarities between Thaksin and Berlusconi

Thaksin ShinawatraThai ex-pm / Icon redshirt party Silvio BerlusconiItalian pm 1 Leader of a nationalist populistic party with the country/peoples name in it √ √ 2 Entered politics in 1994 √ √ 3 Ex-minister of foreign affairs √ √ 4 Became prime-minister in 2001 √ √ 5 Authoritarian ruler, manipulating people though rhetoric and demagogy [...]