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Spouses Of Thai Politicians Books LLC

Spouses Of Thai Politicians

Books LLC

Published June 25th 2010
ISBN : 9781158669431
Paperback
24 pages
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Chapters: Spouses of Prime Ministers of Thailand, Potjaman Na Pombejra, Suvanant Kongying, Poonsuk Banomyong, Suthawan Ladawan Sathirathai. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membershipMoreChapters: Spouses of Prime Ministers of Thailand, Potjaman Na Pombejra, Suvanant Kongying, Poonsuk Banomyong, Suthawan Ladawan Sathirathai. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Khunying Potjaman Na Pombejra (Thai: RTGS: Photchaman Na Pomphet), formerly Potjaman Shinawatra (Thai: RTGS: Photchaman Chinnawat) and born as Potjaman Damapong (Thai: RTGS: Photchaman Damaphong), (born November 22, 1956), is the ex-wife of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Potjaman played a key role in the development of Thaksins commercial enterprises in the 1980s. After Thaksin was deposed by a military coup, the junta-appointed Assets Examination Committee accused her of irregularities in the purchase of government-owned land. However, the Bank of Thailand, which supervised the sale of the land, claimed that the sale was conducted properly. The case is currently in court. She has one son, Panthongtae, a businessman, and two daughters, Pinthongta and Paetongtarn, both students. On January 23, 2006, the Shinawatra family sold their entire stake in Shin Corporation to Temasek Holdings. The Shinawatra and Damapong families netted about 73 billion baht tax-free from the sale, using a regulation that made individuals who sell shares on the stock exchange exempt from capital gains tax. The Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission investigated the transaction and cleared the entire family from wrongdoing, except for Potjamans son, Panthongtae. The SEC did find that Panthongtae committed minor infractions with regard to information disclosure and public tender offers in transactions between 2000 and 2002. He was fined 6 million THB (about 150,000USD). Allegations of insider trading by Potjaman, other Shinawatra family members, Shin Corporation Corp executi...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=7729891