Yingluck Shinawatra stresses she’s real prime minister

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BANGKOK, Jan 31 – Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra today categorically denied an international news report that her elder brother, ousted premier Thaksin, controls the cabinet remotely from abroad via various telecommunications channels.

The New York Times said Mr Thaksin Shinawatra, in self exile since 2008 and residing mostly in Dubai and London, has made important political decisions for the government via mobile phone and social media applications such as Skype, LINE and Whatsapp.

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