Thailand expresses interest in Indian Defense Industry

With Thailand expressing its interest in India‘s defence industry and the Indian defence minister scheduled to visit Thailand next month, defence ties between both the countries are likely to get stronger. A joint statement by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Thai counterpart Yingluck Shinawatra after their bilateral meeting here Thursday, said: “Thailand expressed interest in […]

India and Thailand signs Extradition Treaty

India and Thailand signs an Extradition Treaty After two decades of hard and tortuous negotiations, India and Thailand have signed an Extradition Treaty, concluded a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to exchange intelligence related to money laundering and terrorism financing and ratified the Treaty on Transfer of Sentenced Persons, which was concluded in February 2012. These, […]

Abhisit amended the Thai Constitution but Yingluck cannot

Injustice Fact: 1) Abhisit can & did amend the military constitution, but Yingluck can not Abhisit Vejjajiva, a Thai born in England, is a master at political subversion and rallying the Elites to his hypocritical war-cry. I read the Thai Intelligence News with great interest, some of the highlights described truthfully: “Abhisit does not care […]

Long-lasting Friendship between Thailand and U.S.

Thailand Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra launched a special event in commemoration of the 180-year anniversary between the Kingdom of Thailand and the United States of America. For more news and pixs: 180-year Friendship USA, Thailand and ASEAN US Secretary of State, John Kerry, and Thailand DPM    

Troubled Times for Abhisit Vejjajiva

In early May, the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) filed two more charges related to the vicious army crackdown of Red Shirt demonstrators which resulted in almost 100 people dead. The charges are against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy Suthep Thaugsuban. Abhisit and Suthep, then director of the Centre for the Resolution […]

A Threat to “Kill” Red Shirts

Following Facebook case, now a Twitter case of equally “Open & Blatant” threat to “Kill” Red Shirts. A post from Thai Journalism Watch, written by Terence Chulavachana, revealed the extent of hate speech of a Thai soldier who looks down upon the Red Shirts. In the post, Terence says: “I swear I will send bullets […]

Thailand, I Don’t Understand: Wrong is Wrong

Thailand has seen its fair share of political strife, army coups and the demonstrations, with the presence of insurrection, rallying call for freedom and destructive physical force in the country. In 2006, the army, in a coup d’état, removed Thaksin Shinawatra from his elected post of Prime Minister and established a junta that pushed for a new […]

Democrat Party Seeking One Rulership

The Democrat Party asked the Constitutional Court to dissolve six political parties on charges that their MPs were trying to overthrow the country’s constitutional government by trying to amend Article 68.  The six political parties are Pheu Thai, Chart Thai Pattana, Chart Pattana, Palang Chon, Mahachon and New Democracy.  This is evident that the Democrat Party wants to hold the […]

Yingluck meets Japanese Corporate Captains

The Thai Prime Minister had her hands full during her trip to Tokyo. Yingluck Shinawatra met with influential corporate captains, among them from Toyota Motor Corporation, Canon Japan, Mitsui & Co. Ltd, ITOCHU Corporation,  Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, and Nikkei Inc.  The business sector in Japan had expressed their encouragement in the economic […]

Interviews after Interviews with Yingluck in Japan

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has made efforts to entice Japanese investors to support the Dawei deep-water port in Myanmar, during an interview with Japanese broadcaster NHK. She reiterated that the Dawei project will transform the Myanmar port town into a maritime hub and thriving industrial zone. Once the ASEAN Economic Community takes effect in 2015, […]

Thailand and Japan in Economic Partnership

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra met with her Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, in Japan. The leaders have agreed on a mutually beneficial economic and security partnership between the two countries. The Japanese Government expressed an interest in Yingluck’s high-speed train project. Thailand plans to build four high-speed train lines – from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, to Nong Khai, to […]

Thailand presses for more Efforts to aid Rohingya

Thailand presses for more efforts to aid Rohingya Thailand today asked Bangladesh to help verify the nationality of Rohingya ethnic people on its border with Myanmar. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra raised the issue during bilateral talks with her Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on the sidelines of the Second Asia-Pacific Water Summit. The unsettled issue […]