Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Thaksin and Hun Sen's extended family in Phnom Penh

Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, second right from the front row, and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, pose for photographs with other members of Hun Sen's family in his residence in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009. Thailand's fugitive ex-Prime Minister Thaksin arrived Tuesday in Phnom Penh following his appointment as economic adviser to the government, fueling tensions between the neighboring countries. (AP Photo/Lim Cheavutha, )

Ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra (front 2nd R), former Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat (front R) and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (front C) pose with Hun Sen's extended family during their meeting at the latter's house in Phnom Penh November 10, 2009. Thaksin, wanted at home for a graft conviction, arrived in Cambodia on Tuesday to take up a job offer from the government that has set off a diplomatic row with Bangkok. Hun Sen has made Thaksin an economic adviser to his government and offered him a home in his country. Thaksin is set to brief more than 300 Cambodian economic experts at the Ministry of Economy and Finance on November 12 in the capital. Hun Sen's family includes (back R-L) Hun Sen's daughter-in-law Chay Lin, Hun Sen's son-in-law Dy Vichea and his wife Hun Mana, Hun Sen's son Hun Manet and his wife (unidentified), Hun Sen's son-in-law Sok Puthivuth and his wife Hun Maly and Hun Sen's son Hun Manith and his wife (unidentified). (Front L-R) Somchai's wife Yaowapa Wongsawasdi and Hun Sen's wief Bun Rany. REUTERS/Stringer (CAMBODIA POLITICS CONFLICT BUSINESS)

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