Yingluck: Thaksin Chiang Rai visit 'groundless rumour' | Bangkok Post: news

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PM: Thaksin didn't visit Chiang Rai

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday denied as groundless a report that her fugitve brother Thaksin recently visited Chiang Rai in his personal jet, landing at Mae Fah Luang airport. 

A government spokesman had earlier confirmed that the report was a baseless rumour, she said.

Ms Yingluck said she had no idea why the rumour was spread and asked the media to be careful and report only confirmed information, otherwise it would just spread confusion.

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