18 Million Social Media Users in Thailand

18 Million Social Media Users in Thailand A very interesting article. A must-read. Extracts of the article: Our ZocialInc buddies in Bangkok always keep a close eye on Thailand’s social media scene. In their newest infographic report, the crew has found that the biggest social gainer in Thailand is Instagram, which has seen 163 percent growth in […]

Royal Ploughing Ceremony in Thailand

Fertility of Crops His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn on Sunday, May 12, was delegated by His Majesty the King to represent him at the state ceremony of Phuetchamonkhon Jarod Phranangkan Raek Na Khwan (พืชมงคลจรดพระนังคัลแรกนาขวัญ), better known to foreigners as the Royal Ploughing Ceremony. The Sunday ceremony which preceeded the actual royal ploughing ceremony […]

Courts and Judges are Not Above the Law

Rangsit University on Sunday arranged a forum on the current political situation with participation from academics and representatives of the civil society. One of the participants, Charas Suwanmala, the rector of the Faculty of Political Science, said threatening and pressuring the court was not democratic and urged the government to protect the court. The court […]

Thai Politics: Breaking New Ground on History Manipulation

The Democrat Party issued a statement on May 7, 2013 in response to Yingluck Shinawatra’s speech about human rights and democracy when she was invited by the President of Mongolia at the 7th Ministerial Conference of Communities of Democracies. It seems that the Democrat Party felt offended that Yingluck’s speech reflected the reality of Thailand, […]