Gen. Fang Fenghui (L), member of the Central Military Commission and chief of general staff of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), holds a welcome ceremony for General Thanasak Patimaprakorn (R), the visiting supreme commander of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, and accompanies him to review the guard of honor of the PLA on the […]
In a sudden turn of events, the Thai Administrative Court has prohibited the Yingluck’s Government from continuing its 350-billion-baht water management program. The Court ordered the Government to arrange public hearings. According to the court, the water management program, which has nine projects and ten plans, will have to be studied with all opinions of […]
Thailand and Vietnam have enjoyed their relations over the past three decades. This year both sides have decided to bring their relationship to a higher level by establishing an agreement to assist each other in the areas of economy, politics, culture, national security, and regional cooperation. General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen […]
Cesar Cernuda, the President of Microsoft Asia Pacific, paying a courtesy call to Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the Government House in Bangkok.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has expressed the Government’s determination to suppress narcotics in the year 2013 by adhering to legal principles, respect of human life and making strict use of the law. June 26 is the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1987, this day […]
The white mask robbers made the Thai news, splashed across the newspapers and local media. Bangkokians are concerned about the connection between the criminals and the “Guy Fawkes” demonstrators despite the denials of politicians.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called a meeting between relevant ministers on the agricultural zoning project, which is aimed to help farmers plant crops according to each area’s condition for higher productivity. The ministers who attended the meeting included Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong, Foreign Affairs Minister Surapong Tovijakchaikul and Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom. The meeting […]
BANGKOK, 26 June 2013 (NNT) – Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday proceeded to Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, to open the International Conference in Medicine and Public Health (ICMPH) 2013. The conference is being jointly organized by the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital of Mahidol University, the Ministry of Public Health and the […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra welcoming Nguyen Phu Trong, the general secretary of Vietnam‘s Communist Party.
In 2011, unprecedented floods in Thailand cost its economy US$45 billion, according to the World Bank, and triggered disruptions to many global supply chains. There are many economical challenges that affects countries in the region. The Government of Thailand is determined to overcome them with considerations such as bridging the gap between the rich and poor and […]
MANILA – About 73 percent of national, provincial, city, municipal and barangay roads nationwide remain unpaved, according to the Department of Public Works and Highways. Despite this, the DPWH has noted a slight improvement in the quality of Philippine roads following the “adoption of new construction design specifications like the increase in concrete pavement thickness […]
Democracy is about the just rule of the majority in an accountable system of governance but in spite of that the White Mask demonstrators are calling to ignore the results of the 2011 elections and in the hope to install their own “rule by the minority” concept of administration.
Another Thai joke: “We, the White Mask troops, announcing to meetup at 7-11 at 3 am.”
The poster, pokes fun at the White Mask (supporters of the Democrat Party), says “Robbing 7-11 is a symbolic activity because seven-eleven is the evil of materialism.”
Even with the 2013 Bangkok Governor Election promises to upgrade the flood-prevention projects at the incredible cost of tax-payers money, Bangkokians are still seeing a repeat of flash floods, terrible traffic jams and empty pledges. The Governor, Sukhumbhand Paripatra, has failed to show accountability with the billions of baht used for these supposedly efficient infrastructure […]
On June 23, the Yellow Shirt demonstrators, wearing the “Guy Fawkes” white-masks, rallied at Central World, Bangkok. With slightly over 2000 people, they called for the resignation of the Prime Minister, and the abolishment of the elected Government of the Kingdom of Thailand. On June 24, in the very early Monday morning, two white-mask […]
As violence continues in Thailand’s southern border region, security personnel are the most vulnerable targets of insurgent attacks. Like their male counterparts, female paramilitary rangers are no exception. Despite life-threats around the clock, they have strong determination to stay in the insurgency-torn areas to protect people’s lives. Private First Class Anastasia Duemalee from Ranger Forces […]
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 […]
Today is the 46th birthday of Yingluck Shinawatra, the first female Prime Minister of Thailand. She receives flowers and well-wishes from her staff and officials. Yingluck also paid a visit to Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan to pay respect to Luang Phor Sothorn on the occasion of her 46th birthday. Ms Yingluck yesterday traveled to […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra paying respects to the Brahma Shrine within the compounds of the Government House in Bangkok.