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 […]

Water Cooperation Conference in Tajikistan

Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrived in Tajikistan’s capital of Dushanbe on Monday to attend the ‘High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation’ at the invitation of President Emomalii Rahmon. Yingluck meets with President Rahmon, as well as the Parliament president and the Tajikistan Prime Minister. The two countries will also sign an […]

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 […]

Thai Commander-in-Chief welcomes Yingluck to Army HQ

Commander-in-Chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha welcomed Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok. Check out my iReport and photos on CNN.  

The Transport Infrastructure of the Future

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra outlined a major plan to develop the country’s railway system as she led her cabinet ministers on a train trip to Nakhon Pathom province on August 9, 2013. The Cabinet members accompanying her on the trip were Deputy Prime Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong, Transport Minister Chadchat Sittipunt and Interior Minister Charupong Ruangsuwan. […]

Inspection of Nong Pho Dairy Cooperative

One week ago, Yingluck Shinawatra visited Nong Pho Dairy Cooperative at Ratchaburi Province. Ratchaburi is one of the central provinces of Thailand. Neighbouring provinces are Kanchanaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram and Phetchaburi. The Prime Minister was on a series of official visits to assess and assist the provincial governments of Thailand.    

People’s Power Alliance demand resignation of NHRC chair

Red Shirt group rallied at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and called on members, specially Amara Pongsapich (Chairperson), to resign en masse for its “distorted” conclusion on the 2010 political protest. Pongpisit Kongsena, leader of the People’s Power Alliance, spoke through a loudspeaker, charging the NHRC members with tarnishing the commission’s […]

Conservation of Kui Buri National Park

Kui Buri National Park has a beautiful ecosystem not altered by human exploitation and occupation. The park is located in the Tenasserim Hills in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province. Yingluck Shinawatra, the Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister, visited the extraordinary terrain while discussing on the province’s plans for forestry and protection of wildlife.  

ASEAN Foreign Ministers in Bangkok

Thailand hosts an informal meeting of foreign ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) members in Prachuap Khiri Khan province Wednesday to prepare topics for a special Asean-China meeting in Beijing. The Asean-China meeting is set to be held in Beijing from Aug 28-30. Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Surapong […]

Thailand Prepares To Be Regional Economic Hub

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said that the Thai government is further developing its customs duties, human resources and labor skills to promote Thailand as a regional business centre in the future, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported. Yingluck made the remarks during a courtesy call by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce (JCCB) chairman, Susumu Uneno, at […]

Ratchanok brought happiness for Thais

World badminton champion Ratchanok Intanon has fulfilled another dream, this time at the Government House in Bangkok. Ratchanok is interested in politics and is studying political science at Bangkok Thonburi University. Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra praised the new world champion for making history for badminton in the country and encouraged her to […]

Amara Pongsapich with her preconceived opinion

In 2010, with the army crackdown and street protests in motion, Ms. Amara Pongsapich the Chairwoman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), presented flowers to the then-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. Ms. Amara’s lack of neutrality has caused outrage among civil society, human rights defenders and the families of the victims who were killed by army […]

Glaring Political Elitism in Thailand

The political Elitism in Thailand has always been a source of discontentment. Despite the equality that is defined in the Constitution, we see the condition of being unequal among politicians. Past incidents of shoes being polished by their cohorts and the people of lower station to pushing the ex-Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, so that his […]

People’s Army: Fist Fight Prevented by Elderly Woman

At 7:00 pm on Sunday August 4, 2013, there was an argument among the members of the People’s Army. The incident took place outside of Lumpini Park, where people came close to exchanging blows. An elderly woman scolded the men and that prevented the situation from growing worse.