Songkran is a term derived from the Sanskrit. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia. The office of Thai Prime Minister celebrated a quiet pre-Songkran among the staff.
Former Thai Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, spoke live via satellite to the supporters and defenders of democracy. The rally was held in conjunction with the anniversary of the Bangkok Crackdown in 2010, in which former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva sanctioned the shooting of Red Shirt demonstrators. The crackdown resulted in over 95 people killed and […]