Whispers and mysterious moves

DURING campaigning for the Thai elections in May, there were whispers about a possible Langkah Langkawi (Langkawi Move).

A few days before the May 14 polls, de facto Pheu Thai party leader and self-exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra met with top officials of the Thai conservative establishment in a luxury hotel on Pulau Langkawi. Sources in Thai political circles shared photographs of participants of the secret meeting arriving separately on the Malaysian island close to Thailand.

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