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สรุปภาพการเมืองไทยในช่วง 2001 - 2019

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        เลือกตั้งวันนี้ น่าจะเป็นความหวังของคนไทยส่วนใหญ่ Bangkok Post สรุปภาพการเมืองไทยในช่วง 2 ทศวรรษที่ผ่านมาไว้ค่อนข้างกระชับ ซึ่งก็เป็นสิ่งที่พวกเรารู้ ๆ กันอยู่แล้ว   แต่ลองฝึกอ่านภาษาอังกฤษกันสักหน่อยก็ดีนะครับ,   คลิกคำศัพท์เพื่อดูคำแปลได้ครับ

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https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/politics/1650364/timeline-thailands-turbulent-political-history

The country's election Sunday is the first since a 2014 coup. Here is a brief look at two turbulent decades in Thai politics.

2001 - Policeman-turned-billionaire telecoms magnate Thaksin Shinawatra wins at the polls promising social welfare schemes.

2003 - A brutal war on drugs kills upwards of 2,500 people. A year later a crackdown in the Muslim-majority Deep South sparks a renewed insurgency.

2005 - Thaksin repeats electoral triumph, heading up the first civilian administration to complete a four-year term in a history rattled by army takeovers.

2006 - While at the UN in New York, Thaksin is toppled in bloodless coup. A period of protests and violent clashes ensues and historians dub the prolonged instability the "Lost Decade".

2008 - Thaksin is convicted in absentia on corruption charges he says are politically motivated and flees into self-exile.

Anti-Thaksin protesters known as "Yellow Shirts" storm Bangkok's airports, shutting them down for over a week to protest a Thaksin ally as premier -- who is soon removed.

Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva becomes prime minister after a parliamentary vote.

2009 - Pro-Thaksin "Red Shirts" storm a regional summit hosted by Thailand demanding elections and forcing participants to flee by helicopter and boat.

2010 - More than 90 people are killed as the army -- led by current junta leader Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha -- opens fire on Red Shirts protesting in downtown Bangkok.

2011 - Fresh elections in 2011 see Thaksin's younger sister Yingluck emerge as Thailand's first female prime minister.

2014 - Anti-Yingluck demonstrators hold months-long protests that turn violent. A snap 2014 election is annulled and military seizes power.

2016 - Junta leader Gen Prayut oversees a crackdown on dissent and wins a referendum to change the constitution.

Thailand mourns the death of revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was seen as a figure of unity over a seven-decade reign.

2017 - Yingluck flees the country to avoid negligence charges and joins brother in self-exile.

2018 - Junta announces elections for next year after repeated delays, lifting hopes as new parties emerge.

2019 - His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn shuts down shock prime ministerial candidacy of older sister Princess Ubolratana, who stood for the Thaksin-linked Thai Raksa Chart party.

March 23, 2019 - On eve of vote, His Majesty sends another message to Thai citizens, urging them to support "good people" and not those who create "chaos".

 

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