Regime had time, but they blew it

Regime had time, but they blew it

Thaksin and fellow fugitive sister Yingluck Shinawatra take a selfie as they enjoy the cherry blossoms in Japan, their second tour of the region in a month. (FB/IngShinawatra)
Thaksin and fellow fugitive sister Yingluck Shinawatra take a selfie as they enjoy the cherry blossoms in Japan, their second tour of the region in a month. (FB/IngShinawatra)

Former prime minister siblings Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra seem to have hit a nerve once again with their visit to Japan this week, where the former premier said he expects the Pheu Thai Party to sweep the polls -- if and when they are held.

The ex-premiers, who fled the country over various charges, have been living in exile and made their second trip to Asia after having created a storm in a teacup in February when they visited China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

This time around the duo made an appearance in Japan on Thursday and Friday and were expected to head to China and South Korea over the following few days.

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Umesh Pandey

Bangkok Post Editor

Umesh Pandey is Editor, Bangkok Post.

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