Thai Politics: Breaking New Ground on History Manipulation

The Democrat Party issued a statement on May 7, 2013 in response to Yingluck Shinawatra’s speech about human rights and democracy when she was invited by the President of Mongolia at the 7th Ministerial Conference of Communities of Democracies. It seems that the Democrat Party felt offended that Yingluck’s speech reflected the reality of Thailand, […]

Democrat’s Future Policies

Democrat’s Future Policies Abhisit Vejjajiva plans to set up a new institute to draft policies based on the opinions and research of experts selected within the ranks of the Democrat Party. Former ASEAN secretary general Surin Pitsuwan is reported to be leading it. My simple question: Is this an honest attempt to allow the Thai […]

Bangkok Election: Urbanites are Worried about the Future

Sukhumbhand Paribatra‘s term as governor of Bangkok expires on January 10, 2013. He is well known for his erratic behavior, one of the most memorable was his promise to sue FIFA for a blunder that Democrat-friendly contractors did with the Futsal Stadium in the city. The rapid growth of Bangkok has a heavy price tag, […]