Bangkok’s Futsal Arena – Evidences of Negligence

Too many people are asking about the progress of the Bangkok Futsal Arena. The answer is that its far from complete. There are enough evidence to show that Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and the contractors who had promised to complete it on time have utterly fail in their promises and responsibility. What happened to all that […]

Catching a Bangkok Liar (in Thai)

จับตอแหล สุขุมพันธุ์ ตัดต่อคลิป คนของพรรคประชาธิปัตย์ ชี้แจง แหกตาคน เกิดเป็นกระแสฮือฮา สร้างเสียงวิพากษ์วิจารณ์กันทั่วบ้านทั่วเมือง และ ในโลกออนไลน์  เกี่ยวกับคลิป ที่ใช้ชื่อว่า “ สุขุมพันธุ์ อย่าดูถูกกู ”  ซึ่งเป็นคลิปที่ ม.ร.ว. สุขุมพันธุ์ บริพัตร ผู้สมัครรับเลือกตั้งผู้ว่า กทม จากพรรคประชาธิปัตย์  สบถบนเวทีปราศรัย ด้วยถ้อยคำหยาบคาย รวมถึงมีกริยาท่าทางที่เหมือนคนมีอาการมึนเมาระบายความรู้สึกในใจอะไรบางอย่าง  ช่วงที่พูดถึงเรื่องการส่งตัวผู้สมัครรับเลือกตั้งผู้ว่าฯกทม. ของพรรคประชาธิปัตย์   จนเกิดคำถามขึ้นมากว่า ม.ร.ว.สุขุมพันธุ์ หมายถึงใครในพรรคประชาธิปัตย์

The End of Abhisit’s Career?

Abhisit Vejjajiva, the fledgling leader of the Democrat Party, has been busy these past few months. The former Prime Minister is struggling with his case of fraud in the army, the charges of his involvement in the deaths of the Red Shirt demonstrators in 2010 and his bitter and insensible attacks on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra‘s national […]


Interview with Sukhumbhand Ends Badly

Sukhumbhand is campaigning for his second term as Bangkok Governor. Recently he was interviewed by Bangkok Post in what was seen as a shift from his unreachable approach to a man who almost candidly answers questions of the interviewer. The word association segment at the end was very unusual and poorly executed with no aims. […]

Pongsapat: Leadership for Bangkok

According to the Bangkok Poll, as cited by a local English newspaper, that when asked who they would vote for if the election took place on the survey day, 23.9% of the respondents said Pol Gen Pongsapat of the Pheu Thai Party, and 23.6% of them backed MR Sukhumbhand of the Democrat Party. Only 6.5% […]

Eight Years of Failure: Will We See Change in Bangkok?

For the past 8 years, the Democrat Party ruled Bangkok, a cross-political irony that has been playing out Bangkokians. In the city, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s, or BMA for short, response to the sluggish development of a financial Armageddon was to, and seen as illegal and unlawful, the extension of the BTS contract. This was a self-described as […]

Smells like Bangkok Cronyism

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) established Krungthep Thanakom Co to oversee its business operations. But it was reported on January 16  that the Department of Special Investigation has proceeded with charging the scandalous extension of the contract which needed the prior approval of the interior minister. The unauthorized extension is seen by many as an illegitimate […]

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, […]