A Threat to “Kill” Red Shirts

Following Facebook case, now a Twitter case of equally “Open & Blatant” threat to “Kill” Red Shirts. A post from Thai Journalism Watch, written by Terence Chulavachana, revealed the extent of hate speech of a Thai soldier who looks down upon the Red Shirts. In the post, Terence says: “I swear I will send bullets […]

Thailand, I Don’t Understand: Wrong is Wrong

Thailand has seen its fair share of political strife, army coups and the demonstrations, with the presence of insurrection, rallying call for freedom and destructive physical force in the country. In 2006, the army, in a coup d’état, removed Thaksin Shinawatra from his elected post of Prime Minister and established a junta that pushed for a new […]

Democrat Party Seeking One Rulership

The Democrat Party asked the Constitutional Court to dissolve six political parties on charges that their MPs were trying to overthrow the country’s constitutional government by trying to amend Article 68.  The six political parties are Pheu Thai, Chart Thai Pattana, Chart Pattana, Palang Chon, Mahachon and New Democracy.  This is evident that the Democrat Party wants to hold the […]

Thai Spring Movement Against the Thai Institution

A prominent retired police general and an outspoken ex-senator launched a web page yesterday to mobilize an online campaign against the Yingluck Shinawatra Government. The duo, Pol Gen Vasit Dejkunjorn and former senator Kaewsun Atibhodi, supported by an ICT team in their Bangkok “war room” are funded by a small collation of disgruntled members of […]

Rejecting Anti-Democratic Regime

Components of an anti-democratic regime is not only visible but thriving in Thailand. There are still many pockets of neo-fascism and Thais wanting a feudal-style political arena. These factions are primarily holed in Bangkok and scattering influences outside of Thailand. Their anti-democracy beliefs are championed by their leaders, many who are very influential corporate captains […]

Deep South Thai Militants Targeting Children and Women

In the deep south, separatists militants are targeting children and women. I have read the same news in the foreign media. For a long long time, separatists militants have subjected both Muslim and Buddhist Thais to a reign of terror. The militants execute Muslim Thais, accusing them of being informants to the authorities and systematically […]

Army-Sponsored 2007 Constitution of Thailand

Let us have a brief look at the Constitution. 1. In 2006, the army removed the then Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra from his elected position. The electoral process, that is based on a democratic system, was ignored by the army, the Democrat Party and the neo-fascists groups. 2. The initial drafting of the Constitution took […]

Thailand Dreams about Democracy for All

Over the decades, Thailand has gone through many many phases of ideological experimentation. Sometimes it has worked and sometimes is has not. Even though Thai society has experienced many civil unrest and neo-fascist growth, we are not without hope. The majority of us want to see peace through a system called democracy. But this is […]

Red Shirts Demonstrate against Sexist Cartoonist Somchai

Red Shirts Demonstrate against Sexist Cartoonist Somchai About 100 red-shirts rallied in front of the head office of Thai Rath newspaper on Vibhavadi Rangsit road on Tuesday afternoon, demanding action against cartoonist Somchai Katanyutanan, better known by his pen name Chai Ratchawat. The red-shirts, led by Chatchawal Kritchanasut and Jutipong Poommoon, demanded to know what action the […]

Contempt and Hate Speech against Women in Thailand

The International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. This year the celebration was held on March 3, 2013. But the rights of women continue to be mocked by chauvinistic attitudes of a small group of the Yellow Shirts over the past few years, and […]

Hong Kong: Korn Chatikavanji Waiting for An Appointment?

Recently Democrat politician, Korn Chatikavanji, went to Hong Kong with his wife. Apparently for tea. He was sighted at a hotel in which former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was staying. There was a denial of a meeting between Korn, his wife and Thaksin but it is strange that the Abhisit’s right hand man was […]

Korn Chatikavanji: The Thai Political Stooge

Korn Chatikavanji, a stooge for the Democrat Party. He has seen his political party’s share of nepotism and cronyism. It is expected that he and his political gremlins make character assassinations on Yingluck.  The puzzling issue is that despite Yingluck winning a majority in the 2011 election thanks to the trusts of the Thai people, […]

Deja vu: Democrat Party Accused of Corruption

The secretary to Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong on Thursday asked the Department of Special Investigation to launch probes into alleged corruption in a vaccine plant construction project worth 1.4 billion baht initiated during the Democrat-led government. Kamol Bandaipetch submitted a letter of request to DSI chief Tarit Pengdith demanding an investigation into the Government […]

Abhisit the Master Spinner of Lies and Brutality

Abhisit believes in what he wants to believe. Too often he spins webs of deceit, only to believe in his own lie. He is convincing to some, specially with his British accent and his articulate manners when he’s outside of Thailand. But many are not easily fooled by Abhisit’s attitude. They see through the contradictory […]

Abhisit Crushing of the Red Shirts in Bangkok 2010

Former Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, recently faced hard-hitting questions during his interview with BBC regarding the use of live ammunition during the crackdown of the “Red Shirt” protests in 2010. The aftermath left over 95 people dead and about 2,000 people injured in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. Abhisit’s government created a Truth and […]

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Democrats escaping public scrutiny of their own foul deeds

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) of Thailand is planning to investigate alleged corruption on the ministers of Yingluck’s government. Two sub-committees were set up to probe the allegations in a petition submitted by a group of MPs from the Democrat Party. NACC plans to look into the unsupported corruption claims with the trade of rice to the […]

Cathay Drama: Coffee Threat and Hate

Hate crime. Compulsive mental illness. These would be what came to my mind when I read the news about Cathay Pacific flight attendant who wanted to embarrass and possibly harm the daughter of the former Prime Minister during her trip from Bangkok to Hong Kong. You can find more stories on: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20582980 http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-incidents/cathay-flight-attendant-coffee-threat-on-exthai-pms-daughter-20121204-2as5q.html The culture of […]

Abhisit and his ‘military’ background

Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat reaffirmed his allegation that Abhisit Vejjajiva’s exemption from military service could have been unlawfully acquired. 1. Good. Now such information must be made public so that the Thai community can judge for themselves. 2. Abhisit has been dubious and evasive about his background. This is despite the fact that he was […]