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Thailand PM risks 'unsustainable' rule
Critics warn Yingluck Shinawatra's policies may not be permanent, one year into her premiership.
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 16:14

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has celebrated her unlikely first year in power after winning a landslide victory last election at the helm of her brother's political party - one that had been ousted in a coup five years ago.

Having led the Pheu Thai party into a big election win with no previous political experience, Yingluck, a former businesswoman, has cause to celebrate.

But while Yingluck's administration has a strong mandate, opponents have warned that by moving too fast to push through reconciliation laws and rewrite the constitution, she risks making her hard-fought changes only temporary.

Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Bangkok.

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