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Wannarat Channukul
Wannarat Channukul ( th, วรรณรัตน์ ชาญนุกูล, ; born 8 March 1949 in Nakhon Ratchasima Nakhon Ratchasima ( th, นครราชสีมา, ) is one of the four major cities of Isan, Thailand, known as the "big four of Isan". The city is commonly known as Korat (, ), a shortened form of its name. It is the governmental seat of ...) is a Thai physician and politician. He is the leader of the Chart Pattana Puea Pandin Party The Chart Pattana Party ( th, พรรคชาติพัฒนา, en, National Development Party) is a Thailand, Thai list of political parties in Thailand, political party. In 2007 Thai general election, the chairman of the party is Wannar .... From 2008 to 2011, he was Minister of Energy in the Abhisit cabinet, cabinet of Abhisit Vejjajiva. and from 2011 to 2012 Minister of Industry in the Cabinet of Thailand, cabinet of Yingluck Shinawatra. Early life and education Wannarat Channukul studied medicine at Chulalo ...
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Order Of The White Elephant
__NOTOC__ The Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant ( th, เครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันเป็นที่เชิดชูยิ่งช้างเผือก; ) is an order (decoration), order of Thailand. It was established in 1861 by King Mongkut, Rama IV of the Thailand, Kingdom of Siam. Along with the Order of the Crown of Thailand, it is regularly awarded to any government official for services rendered to Thailand for five years, making it Thailand's most-commonly awarded order. Classes The order consists of eight classes: Gallery Old designs File:Woodcraving of the Order of the White Elephant,1st Class (Maha Varabhorn), Wat Ratchabophit.jpg, A woodcarving of "Maha Varabhorn", the Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Order of the White Elephant, version that used from 1869 to 1909, at gates of Phra Vihara of Wat Ratchabophit, Wat Ratchabophit Sathit Maha Simaram, Bangkok. File:Mother-of-pearl inlay of the Order of ...
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Physician
A physician (American English), medical practitioner (English in the Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth English), medical doctor, or simply doctor, is a professional who practices medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining or restoring health through the Medical education, study, Medical diagnosis, diagnosis, prognosis and therapy, treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments. Physicians may focus their practice on certain disease categories, types of patients, and methods of treatment—known as Specialty (medicine), specialities—or they may assume responsibility for the provision of continuing and comprehensive medical care to individuals, families, and communities—known as general practitioner, general practice. Medical practice properly requires both a detailed knowledge of the Discipline (academia), academic disciplines, such as anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, underlying diseases and their treatment—the ''scien ...
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2011 Thai General Election
General elections were held in Thailand on 3 July 2011 to elect the List of MPs elected in the Thai general election, 2011, 24th House of Representatives. The protestors of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) or "Red Shirts (Thailand), Red Shirts" who 2010 Thai political protests, occupied downtown Bangkok in April and May 2010 had demanded new elections. The government's counter-proposal to hold elections on 14 November 2010 was rejected by them and was followed by a 2010 Thai political protests, violent crackdown when the protestors refused to disperse. Elections were finally announced in May 2011. With a turnout of 75.03%, populism, populist Pheu Thai Party won a majority with 265 seats. Its leader Yingluck Shinawatra became the first List of elected or appointed female heads of government, female prime minister in the history of Thailand. The Democrat Party (Thailand), Democrat Party therefore became the main Opposition (parliamentary), opposition party ...
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People's Power Party (Thailand)
The People's Power Party (PPP; th, พรรคพลังประชาชน, , ) is a defunct Thailand, Thai political party. The party leader was Somchai Wongsawat, the Party Secretary General was Surapong Suebwonglee, and the Party Spokesperson was Kuthep Saikrajarng. Most MPs of the party originally hailed from the Thai Rak Thai Party and thus the party was its de facto reincarnation with former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as its "leader." The PPP had a Populism, populist platform and was strong in the North, Central, and Northeastern regions of Thailand. The party became the leader of the coalition government after the junta-government supported 2007 Thai general election, 2007 general election. People's Alliance for Democracy, PAD, the leading anti-Thaksin movement, vowed to oppose it after the party decided to launch the amendment of the 2007 Constitution. In December 2008, the party came under fire as its deputy chairman, Yongyuth Tiyapairat, faced charges of ele ...
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Thais United
Thais United ( th, รวมใจไทย, ''Ruam Jai Thai''; also translated as United Thai Heart, Thai Unity and United Hearts Thai) was a political party in Thailand founded on 26 June 2007. Its members included many well-known politicians, among them former deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak (and 110 other former Thai Rak Thai party executives), former Democrat Party (Thailand), Democrat Party secretary-general Pradit Pattaraprasit, former Bangkok governor Bhichit Rattakul, former Thai Rak Thai member Pravich Rattanapian, former Stock of Exchange president Kittiratt Na-Ranong, former Mahachon Party leader Anek Laothamatas, Chaianan Samudavanija (a staunch critic of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra) and economics lecturer Somjai Phagaphasvivat. In September 2007, it was announced that it had merged with the National Development Party (Thailand), National Development Party to form a joint party, provisionally named Thais United National Development Party. Leadership * P ...
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Thaksin Shinawatra
Thaksin Shinawatra ( th, ทักษิณ ชินวัตร; ; ; Chinese language, Chinese: 丘達新; cnr, Taksin Šinavatra; born 26 July 1949) is a Thai businessman, politician and visiting professor. He served in the Royal Thai Police, Thai Police from 1973 to 1987, and was the List of Prime Ministers of Thailand, Prime Minister of Thailand from 2001 to 2006. Thaksin founded the mobile phone operator Advanced Info Service and the IT and telecommunications conglomerate Shin Corporation in 1987, ultimately making him one of the richest people in Thailand. He founded the Thai Rak Thai Party (TRT) in 1998 and, after a landslide electoral victory, became prime minister in 2001. He was the first democratically elected prime minister of Thailand to serve a full term and was re-elected in 2005 by an overwhelming majority. Thaksin declared a "war on drugs" in which more than 2,500 people were killed. Thaksin's government launched programs to reduce poverty, expand infrastru ...
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Professional Degrees Of Public Health
The Master of Public Health or Master of Philosophy in Public Health (M.P.H.), Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH), Master of Medical Science in Public Health (MMSPH) and the Doctor of Public Health A Doctor of Public Health (abbr. DrPH, Dr.PH. or D.P.H.; Latin ) is a doctoral degree awarded in the field of Public health, Public Health. DrPH is an advanced and terminal degree that prepares its recipients for a career in advancing public health ... (Dr.P.H.), International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) are interdisciplinary Interdisciplinarity or interdisciplinary studies involves the combination of two or more academic disciplines into one activity (e.g., a research project). It draws knowledge from several other fields like sociology, anthropology, psychology, ... professional degree A professional degree, formerly known in the US as a first professional degree, is a degree that prepares someone to work in a particular profession A Profession is a disciplin ...
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Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University
Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University or STOU (Thai Thai or THAI may refer to: * Of or from Thailand, a country in Southeast Asia ** Thai people, the dominant ethnic group of Thailand ** Thai language, a Tai-Kadai language spoken mainly in and around Thailand *** Thai script *** Thai (Unicode block) ...: มหาวิทยาลัยสุโขทัยธรรมาธิราช) is one of two open universities The Open University (OU) is a public research university and the largest university in the UK for undergraduate education. The majority of the OU's undergraduate students are based in the United Kingdom and principally study off-campus File:Uni ... in Thailand Thailand ( th, ประเทศไทย), historically known as Siam, () officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country in Southeast Asia. It is located at the centre of the Mainland Southeast Asia, Indochinese Peninsula, spanning , wi .... History Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University w ...
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Cabinet Of Thailand
The cabinet of Thailand or, formally, the Council of Ministers of Thailand ( th, คณะรัฐมนตรี; is a body composed of thirty-five of the most senior members of the government of the Kingdom of Thailand. The Cabinet (government), cabinet is the primary organ of the executive branch of the Government of Thailand, Thai government. Members of the cabinet are nominated by the Prime Minister of Thailand, prime minister and formally appointed by the King of Thailand. Most members are governmental department heads with the title of "minister of state" ( th, รัฐมนตรี; . The cabinet is chaired by the Prime Minister of Thailand. The cabinet is often collectively called "the government" or "the Royal Thai Government". History Prior to the Siamese Revolution of 1932, Revolution of 1932, the absolutist House of Chakri, Chakri kings ruled Siam through a series of "krom" ( th, กรม) and "senabodi" ( th, เสนาบดี). On 15 April 1874 King Chul ...
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Abhisit Cabinet
The Abhisit Cabinet (Cabinet of Thailand, Council of Ministers) or formally the 59th Council of Ministers (คณะรัฐมนตรี คณะที่ 59) was announced after the appointment of Abhisit Vejjajiva as Prime Minister of Thailand on the 17 December 2008. The Cabinet line-up itself was announced on the 20 December, to the news media. The Cabinet was formally sworn in by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the 22 December at the Klai Kangwon Villa in Hua Hin.http://www.bangkokpost.com/breaking_news/breakingnews.php?id=135518 See also *Premiership of Abhisit Vejjajiva References {{ThaiCabinetDept Abhisit cabinet, Cabinets of Thailand ...
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Chart Pattana Puea Pandin Party
The Chart Pattana Party ( th, พรรคชาติพัฒนา, en, National Development Party) is a Thailand, Thai list of political parties in Thailand, political party. In 2007 Thai general election, the chairman of the party is Wannarat Channukul. His brother-in-law, the party's "chief advisor" Suwat Liptapanlop is however considered its ''de facto'' leader. It was founded under the name of ''Ruam Jai Thai Chart Pattana'' ("Thais United National Development Party") as a merger of Thais United and the former National Development Party (Thailand), National Development Party in September 2007. In the 2007 Thai general election, the party received enough votes to gain eight out of 480 seats in the House of Representatives of Thailand. After 2008, the party was a member of the six-party Cabinet of Thailand, coalition government led by the Democrat Party (Thailand), Democrat Party's leader, Prime Minister of Thailand, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. The party's leader Wann ...
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