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Yingluck curries favour via reshuffle

ANALYSIS: Premier's first shake-up as defence chief also largest in country's history

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The high-level military reshuffle which received royal endorsement on Sunday is the first for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in her new role as defence minister. 

Prime Minister and Defence Minister Yingluck Shinawatra walks with military top brass at a birthday party for Privy Council president and statesman Gen Prem Tinsulanonda at his Sisao Thewes residence on Aug 25. (Photo by Wassana Nanuam)

The reshuffle is seen as an act of generosity shown by the country's first female defence minister towards the military.

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