Pre-Election Thailand: Responsibility of Governance

Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra reaffirmed that she would not quit her post until the general election (which is set for February 2, 2014) is over and a new government is formed. Yingluck clarified her reasons for staying in power in her online media message, saying that the cabinet acts as a single unit, and […]

European Union hopes for democracy, peace in Thailand

The European Union has come out to express the block’s concerns over the current political turmoil in Thailand. The EU delegation in Thailand issued a statement on December 2nd stating the EU was strongly committed to the principles of democratic governance, the rule of law and freedom of expression. The statement also said that it […]

Thai Gov’t proceedings to amend charter is legal

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has that asserted the government’s proceedings to amend the charter was legally sound, and the recent ruling by the Constitutional Court did not have precedent. According to Yingluck, the Office of the Council of State has been tasked with studying the court verdict. Regarding the Phuea Thai Party’s announcement it will […]

Censure debate in Thai Parliament

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday called a meeting of related ministers to prepare for the upcoming censure debate, while the opposition whip reiterated it needed 3 days for the debate. Yingluck met with Commerce Minister Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan, Finance Minister Kittirat Na Ranong, and Agriculture Minister Yukhol Limlaemthong, among others. Niwatthamrong disclosed after the meeting […]

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National Police Day of Thailand

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attended the annual National Police Day Celebration dinner held at the Royal Thai Police Sports Club. The National Police Day of Thailand is held every 13th October. Chief Pol Gen Adul Sangsingkaew, the National Police Commissioner and many high ranking police officials were on hand to welcome the Yingluck. Police General Pracha […]

Thai PM on a 2-day visit to Pakistan

Thai PM on a 2-day visit to Pakistan Prime Minister of Thailand  Yingluck Shinawatra will arrive in Pakistan on a two-day official visit on Tuesday (August 20). According to the Foreign Office, this bilateral visit of Thai Prime Minister on the invitation of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, will take place after more than a […]

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National security enhanced for ASEAN Community 2015

Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says that she has instructed the Royal Thai Army to develop its personnel for national defense and she is ready to support, covering their security operations along the Thai border. Yingluck told reporters on Friday that she has, however, learned that the Royal Thai Army has long-term plans […]

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Development in the Province of Nakhon Nayok

Yingluck Shinawatra and her delegation visited Khun Dan Prakan Chon Dam, Muang, Nakhon Nayok, which is a royal project aimed to alleviate flood in the area around Nakhon Nayok River basin, and to be a drainage basin for agricultural and consumption purposes. The Prime Minister inspected the construction site for landscape improvement of the Dam, […]

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PM Yingluck in Buri Ram Province

Yingluck Shinawatra at the opening of a farmers credit card project at Ban Non Sila School in tambon Thalunglek of Nang Rong district. The Prime Minister also visited several projects including the innovation learning centre and water management projects in tambon Nong Bot in Buri Ram. She was accompanied by Finance Minister Kittiratt Na Ranong, Interior Minister […]

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Honda Automobile Plant in Thailand

Honda’s automobile production and sales joint venture company in Thailand, held a ceremony to mark the start of construction of its new automobile production plant. The ceremony was attended by Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Japanese Ambassador to Thailand Shigekazu Sato as a guest of honor, as well as Takanobu Ito, President & CEO […]

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Thailand’s 1st Woman Minister of Defence

Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Yingluck Shinawatra, greeted by senior officers of the Royal Thai Armed Forces and officials of the Ministry of Defence. More pixs at my iReport CNN.  

Thai Farmers meeting PM Yingluck

Thai farmers expressed their gratitude to the Government for keeping the pledging price for a ton of rice at 15,000 baht during their visit to Government House. About 30 farmers and community leaders paid Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra a visit to express their gratitude to her for not reducing the pledging price of rice from […]

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President Microsoft Asia Pacific meets with Yingluck

Cesar Cernuda,  the President of Microsoft Asia Pacific, paying a courtesy call to Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House in Bangkok.  

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Disgraced Thai Cartoonist Facing Defamation Charges

Cartoonist Somchai Katanyutanant, infamously known by both fans and readers by his pseudonym Chai Rachawat, reported to Metropolitan Police Division 1 on Monday morning to hear defamation charges filed against him by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Somchai is employed by Thai Rath, seen by many as a semi-tabloid newspaper. According to the news, “people turned up […]