Cambodia is angry. Not with the Thai people or the Government but with a Bangkok-based national English newspaper “The Nation” that is controlled by the Democrat Party, cronies and the Opposition Head. The Cambodian Government Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Koy Kuong said: The Nation has shot itself right in the foot… Full letter: The Nation 10-09-2013 Its […]
Yingluck Shinawatra and Enrico Letta in Rome, Italy. Recommended Read: Economic Partnership with Italy
The National News Bureau of Thailand reports: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assured the United Nations of the government’s intention to promote and protect human rights and democracy. During her official visit to Switzerland, PM Yingluck met with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay. The Thai Premier told the UN High Commissioner that […]
Thai Prime Minister at a formal gathering of Swiss and Thai business leaders. Yingluck Shinawatra said Switzerland is a major market for Thailand’s exports gems and jewelry, clothes and home decoration items, becoming Thailand’s second largest trading partner in Europe and the ninth in the world.
The Thai government is considering to restore free trade agreement (FTA) talks with Switzerland, the second largest trading partner of the Thai economy in Europe. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra told Thai News Agency of the plan, after her meeting with Thailand’s private sector association in Switzerland on Monday, in which Thai Deputy Prime Minister and […]
Embarrassing moment for the Malaysian organizers, who failed to play the national anthem for Thailand before the match between Thai and Singaporean football players. The failure could best be blamed upon technical problems of the audio or the inefficiency of the organizers, among other problems faced by other teams, such as waterlogged pitch. Football result: […]
Switzerland and Thailand have enjoyed close relations for more than 80 years. Thailand is home to Asia’s largest Swiss expatriate community and is a favorite destination for Swiss tourists. Recommended read: CNN iReport Switzerland is the first stop on Thai Prime Minister Yingluck’s trip through Europe, from where she will continue to Italy.
Yingluck Shinawatra and President Ueli Maurer of Switzerland at a press conference in Bern.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra with corporate captains at the Swiss-Thai Business Cooperative Forum in Switzerland. Leaders, economists and influenzers participated in the forum which aims to solidify business relations between the two nations.
UPDATE: my comment was quoted by Global Voice Online’s article entitled “Thailand’s Ex-Prime Minister Criticized for ‘Stupid Bitch’ Remark” ———— xxx ———— Opposition Leader and Democrat Party chief Abhisit Vejjajiva has come under fire for making insulting remarks widely believed to refer to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Abhisit and members of the political party have failed […]
These are the photographs of the rubber protests which led to violence. I pray to Lord Buddha to heal those who were wounded during the riots and I pray that their families remain steadfast to patience.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra presided over the launch of “Smart Lady Thailand”, a reality show aimed at promoting the ability of Thai women. She also gave a speech at the event, which was organised at Impact Arena exhibition centre in north of Bangkok. For the 2 years that she has served as the Prime Minister, […]
Shane Thaugsuban threw chairs to express his anger during a session in Parliament. Somebody produced a cartoon-like picture which is entertaining and I share with you ka (:
Democrat MP Shane Thaugsuban is a political maverick, a glamour-seeking politician, who happens to be the brother of another MP within the same party, Suthep, who is presently facing charges of murder of civilians in the Bangkok Red Shirt protest of 2010. This time, Shane has his hands full. He threw chairs into the air in […]
Tens of thousands of farmers in the country’s main southern rubber-producing region are demanding greater state support after a slowdown in demand from China and concerns over global economic growth sent prices tumbling to multi-year lows in mid-2012. Criminal activity, especially connected to drug and fuel trafficking has influenced some farmer groups to resort to […]
A policeman who’s pants was damaged when rubber protesters grew violent and threw improvised explosives at riot police in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. According to local residents, Democrat Party members were seen at the riots that left more than 23 policemen and 5 farmers injured. Recommended read: CNN
The visit to Thailand of the Malaysian King have strengthened bilateral relations and investment prospects for both countries, specially in preparations for the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015. Recommended read: Malaysian Royal Visit to Thailand The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Hajah Haminah today ended […]
Ambassador David Lipman, Head of the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Thailand, meets Yingluck Shinawatra. EU has a long standing relation with Thailand, notably had pledged about Bt60 million to assist national humanitarian effort in the flood of 2011.
Political stability can not be achieved without national reconciliation. Politicians from all parties know this fact. Reconciliation is a rolling plan. It is a democratic right. But some do not want to see the existence of democracy and peace in Thailand. In the wake of the recent protests in the south province of Thailand, we […]
Address by Tony Blair, 2 September 2013 [as transcribed from recording] Thank you very much Dr., that was an interesting introduction. You covered a lot there. Just for the record, no, I am not being paid; I am here because you invited me. I am here also because I believe in the process of reconciliation. […]