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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Court Orders Thai Prime Minister Out For Hosting Cooking Show

Political scandal couldn't force him out of office, but a recipe did--Thailand's Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej is gone and his Cabinet with him, after the country's highest court ruled that he improperly continued to host a cooking show after taking office, thereby violating the law which prohibits members of the government from having against ties with business. However, some observers say the rule here has been taken too far. Well, he always has his tv career to fall back on. Read more here and here.

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