ODDBALL NEWS OF 2012
The conduct of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was called into question on Feb 8, when news broke about her having a ''private'' meeting with business people at the Four Seasons Hotel in Bangkok.
Staff at the Four Seasons Hotel block Pheu Thai Party MP Pracha Prasopdee, centre, from entering the hotel. Mr Pracha wanted to show reporters the seventh floor room of the hotel where Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra held a private meeting with businessmen. SOMCHAI POOMLARD
The issue was raised by Ekkayuth Anchanbutr, former head of a collapsed pyramid scheme, who claimed he was assaulted by one of the PM's security guards while sitting at a coffee shop in the hotel.
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