Final suicidal push for NSPRT to derail democracy

‎The Network of Students and People for Reform of Thailand (NSPRT) plans to accelerate their anti-government campaign against democracy on Thursday after being accused of shooting two soldiers. Network leader Mr. Uthai Yodmanee announced the return on Tuesday, vowing to take accelerated measures to derail democracy and forcibly remove caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra […]

Thai-Cambodia Songkran

The western province of Sa Kaew yesterday kicked off the Thai-Cambodia Songkran festival to boost ties between the two nations. The three day festival kicked off on Sunday afternoon at the municipal office in Aranyaprathes district, which borders on Cambodia. Large numbers of tourists and residents both Thai and Cambodian were seen joining the yesterday’s […]

Final battle is upon us, indicates PDRC fascist chief

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban told supporters of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee to brace for the “final battle” and wait for his signal after the Songkran festival. The PDRC neo-fascist chief said he was confident that the battle would end by the end of this month (April) and “the people will triumph because the situation has […]

Research, development at National Science Museum

Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra visiting Thailand’s National Science Museum (NSM), which is a state enterprise under the Ministry of Science and Technology. NSM was first established by Royal Decree on January 30, 1995. The target groups of NSM are students, families, the general public and tourists. NSM is located at Technopolis Klong 5 Klong Luang Pathumthani Thailand. […]

Second fire at Samut Prakan landfill

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is mobilizing staff and equipment to extinguish a second fire at Samut Prakan landfill. Police Colonel Pichai Kriangwattanasiri, the Director of the Bangkok Office of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, said the fire was in the center of a landfill which is the same spot as before. Today at 11:00 a.m., Police […]

5 million tourists from China expected to visit Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that the overall number of tourists from East Asia has diminished significantly. However it still expects 5.4-million Chinese tourists to choose Thailand as their travel destination. Srisuda Wanapinyosak, TAT’s executive director of East Asia Regions, reported that the number of tourists from China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, […]

Thailand celebrates 127th defence anniversary

Today is the 127th anniversary of the Ministry of Defence. Ms. Yingluck and her caretaker cabinet and officials attended the event in Bangkok to witness the celebrations and prayers. More pictures, recommended read: iReport CNN  

Slow global economic recovery also affects Thai exports

‎The World Bank has cut Thailand’s GDP growth forecast this year from 4.5 percent to 3 percent. The World Bank’s new economic outlook report slashed its GDP growth forecast for the East Asian and Pacific regions to 7.1 percent, including a sharp downgrade for the Thai economy following months of political turmoil. Nonetheless, Thailand is […]

Tens of thousands pro-Gov’t supporters show faith in democracy

The “Red Shirt” chief, Mr. Jatuporn Prompan promised on Sunday that the red shirts will come back for another big rally on the day the charter court rules on the case involving the transfer order of Thawil Pliensri. The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) leader told government supporters gathered on Aksa road that […]

18 anti-democracy leaders get free pass to escape conviction

‎The Criminal Court on Thursday ordered the withdrawal of arrest warrants for 18 leaders of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) and Network of Students and People for the Reform of Thailand (NSPRT), including Suthep Thaugsuban, for violating the emergency decree. ‎Even with news and police reports about the violence and intimidation caused by PDRC […]

PDRC rallies at Thai foreign ministry and national bank

Over 1000 members of neo-fascist group, People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) arrived at the Foreign Ministry Thursday morning for a rally. The mob protected by their PDRC guards demanded that the Government not invite the United Nations secretary-general to interfere in the internal affairs of Thailand. PDRC chief Mr. Suthep Thaugsuban threatened repercussions if national […]

What is wrong with Thai democracy?

‎While the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) parade through the roads of Bangkok, the Democrats continue with the assumption that democracy is dead is Thailand. The lost of faith in democratic process comes from the sole fact that the oldest political party in the country is not confident to win the majority vote if they […]

EC wants annulment of Bangkok city election victory

‎Sukhumbhand Paribatra has ceased performing his duties as Bangkok Governor after the Appeals Court agreed to accept a case filed by the Election Commission asking that his election win be annulled. The case accuses him of breaching the Local Election Act in campaigning for the March 3, 2013 governor election. The court can reject the […]