Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung insists he will not answer questions from the media if a Channel 7 reporter is among the interviewing group, and has admitted he has been serving fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra for a long time.
"From now on, I won't give interviews if Ms Somjit Nawakruasunthorn is in that particular group of reporters because I don't want to have a quarrel.
"I've been Thaksin's servant for a long time -- don't you know that?" Mr Chalerm told reporters on Monday.
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