At 1 pm Tuesday, the police officers from the Lumpini police station tried to enter the park to check the explosion scene but they were stopped by the “guards” of the mob. The obstruction and lack of cooperation among the members of People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) is repeated today when “guards” prevented authorised explosive […]
Monks play an important role in spiritual and social aspects of Thailand. Remembering the incidents of a monk, a co-leader of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) has left many confused about the role of religious “neutral” people of the cloth. Extracts from Reuters’ 1st March article: A young Thai man and woman are on […]
Thai Airways International (THAI) is investigating alleged ill-treatment to Caretaker Government Spokesman Mr. Teerat Ratanasevi on his recent trips aboard Thai Airways flights. Thai Airways is the national flag carrier of Thailand. On Monday, Mr. Chokchai Panyayong, acting THAI president, said he has formed a committee to find out how problems occurred with the the mistreatment […]
Two army soldiers were arrested in possession of two guns and a large amount of ammunition late on Sunday night night at a police security checkpoint on Lang Suan road in Pathumwan district near Lumpini Park, according to media reports on Monday. The arrest was made after police from the Metropolitan Police Division 5 stopped […]
HTMS Pattani is taking part in the search and rescue operation following the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 early on Saturday morning. The ship began taking part in the search from 6am Monday in the Straits of Malacca. Navy chief Adm Narong Pipattanasai on Sunday instructed the Navy Operations Centre that HTMS Pattani, […]
Thai police said Sunday they were investigating a “passport ring” as details emerged of bookings made in Thailand with stolen European passports for the vanished Malaysia Airlines flight. Two European names – Christian Kozel, an Austrian, and Luigi Maraldi of Italy – were listed on the passenger manifest of the flight MH370, but neither man […]
According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), the hot weather condition has dried up water in many areas as the combined amounts of usable water in major dams reduced to only 43 percent. DDPM Director-General Chatchai Promlert says 91 districts of 20 provinces in Thailand have already been declared drought disaster areas […]
Caretaker Yingluck Shinawatra in Sakon Nakhon Province last week. She was greeted by provincial officers, security personnel and equally important the women from the Thai Women Empowerment Fund. The Empowerment Fund for Women’s objectives are:- To provide low interest funds or zero interest funds for investment To provide funds for women’s potential development and women’s […]
Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra chaired a cabinet meeting on Monday.
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Shares of Malaysian Airline System (MAS) hit a record low on Monday after a Boeing 777 operated by the airline went missing over the weekend. Shares in the ailing national airline fell almost 18 percent at the open, but regained some ground to be at 23 sen per share at 0123 GMT. MAS posted a […]
Once considered the economic and political model of Asia, Thailand is now on the edge of becoming a failed state. The Philippines, once the “sick man of Asia” is now considered the top investment destination and most successful economic story in Asia by several major international think tanks and analysts. Today, Thailand’s democratically elected Prime […]
The Ministry of Commerce will expedite the disbursement of 20 billion baht this week after the Election Commission (EC) approved the budget and will start distributing 500,000 tons of rice on 10 March. Commerce Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisarn said he had received a letter from the EC approving the central budget of 20 billion baht to finance […]
Malaysian civil aviation officials have asked their Thai counterparts to conduct aerial searches for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet along the sea off the eastern coast of southern Thailand, caretaker Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt said on Sunday.
A powerful video — It serves as a reminder for all, even in Thailand, what can happen if peace is not achieved.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is on a visit to the northeastern provinces in a bid to receive first-hand accounts of the developing drought crisis. Ms Yingluck’s tour of the Northeast took her to Khon Kaen, Sakon Nakorn and Mukdahan. In Sakon Nakorn, she held a meeting with governors of 13 northeastern provinces to discuss the […]
Suthep Thaugsuban is a man filled with loathing. He said on Thursday night at the PDRC rally site in Lumpini Park. “If you still do like this, your son will have to learn Kaag language.” His supporters cheered and blew their whistles in support. “Kaag” is a derogatory Thai word, usually used to describe Arabs, […]
Statement of CMPO, as of March 6, 2014 At 13:00 hrs. Mr.Tharit Pengdit, Director General, Department of Special Investigation, briefed the press on the outcome of the meeting of the Center For Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) earlier in the day, gist as follows: The CMPO wished to inform that the board of immigration has […]
Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her entourage have arrived in Sakon Nakhon province. She starts her official a two-day inspection tour of the Northeast. Ms. Yingluck was accompanied by her Ministers and officials. The Caretaker Prime Minister proceeded to Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University to preside over a meeting to follow up measures to combat […]
Few days ago, Caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra met with a contingent of policemen. She offered her thanks and deepest appreciation to the Royal Thai Police force for their dedication to the Rule of Law and protection of public during the violent street PDRC protests.