Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today (Monday) pleaded with all parties concerned not to pre-judge the sincerity of Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva but to give him the chance to try out his initiative to resolve the political stalemate in a peaceful manner. The prime minister also suggested Mr Abhisit to discuss with People’s Democratic Reform […]
Fans take pics of Dem chairman Abhisit at Dem HQ. Abhisit didn’t go to today’s EC meeting b/c of “security concerns.” (by Khasod News). The head of the opposition party avoided the election commission on an alleged threat to kill him. Critics have condemned Abhisit for his absence and his lame excuses. Abhisit, an ex-Prime […]
It was reported on Thursday that the “guards” from People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) had assaulted and illegally detained a man who works in an agency of the Government. The assailants’ reasons are unknown but this is not the first time random assault on the public has been made. Despite the growing violence committed by […]
In the evening, it was reported that a taxi driver was assaulted by Suthep Thaugsuban‘s mob as the driver went to the group to question about the barricade at Vibhavadi Road, Bangkok. His car was vandalized and he was left unconscious and bleeding on the road. Recommended Read: Subjecting Thais to Terror Tactics
Violence and the seizure of public or private property are not acceptable means of resolving political differences. U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement after anti-democracy mob occupied the buildings belonging to the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Terrifying footage of a man attacked by an anti-government mob for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. The mob is led by influential leaders of the Opposition Party and neo-fascist groups.
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 […]
The Thai Patriots Network, which is a group of right-wing neo-fascists, is planning for a protests to disrupt the relations between Thailand and Cambodia. The protests for ownership of the Preah Vihear Temple (known as Phra Viharn by Thai people) is supported by the far right-wings of the Democrat Party and their ally, the People’s Alliance […]
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 […]
The Democrat Party continues to puzzle the Thai people with its political scandals, outbursts and antics. Apparently the Democrat Party wants to write to all the foreign ambassadors in Thailand to denounce Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s speech about democracy when she was attending the 7th Ministerial Conference on the Community of Democracies. Mr. Chawawanont (Democrat spokesman) […]
Democrats, people with ultra devotion to neo-fascism, Yellow Shirts and some reporters with extremist views are attacking Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her speech about democracy. Yingluck speech made in reference to democracy and human rights is available HERE. The haters on Facebook and Twitter have called Yingluck a “whore” and placed her in the […]
“She (Yingluck Shinawatra) should clearly distinguish her roles as a sister and the prime minister. She may feel sorry for her brother being overthrown from power, but that’s a personal matter. It is also not right to defend her brother, who is a fugitive wanted by the Thai authorities,” said Democrat Party chief Abhisit. Former Prime […]
The Democrat Party MPs are accused of violating Section 57 of the Political Party Act, which requires donations to parties of 20,000 baht and above to be made with a bill of exchange or a cheque signed by the donor. The MPs are accused of making the donations via deductions from their salaries.
Yingluck Shinawatra said that the peace process is necessary and time is a vital factor in paving the way towards improving the situation in the deep south. The dialogue will at least help authorities tackle the problem. Thailand’s southern provinces, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat, has been troubled with the attempts by militants at a high cost […]
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 […]
Former Thai Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, spoke live via satellite to the supporters and defenders of democracy. The rally was held in conjunction with the anniversary of the Bangkok Crackdown in 2010, in which former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva sanctioned the shooting of Red Shirt demonstrators. The crackdown resulted in over 95 people killed and […]
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 […]
Opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva attacked the government, saying the borrowing bill was unnecessary because the Thai government could work out deficit budgets to sufficiently fund the projects and should not risk breaching the nation’s public debt ceiling. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra told the House that infrastructure development, especially transport projects, under the budget will increase […]
The List: Five Governments That Deserve to Fail The leader: Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Why he’s got to go: Politicking when he should be governing. Aiding the poor through the downturn should be a bigger priority than scrapping with rivals. The story: Thailand has been in a state of political turmoil since 2006, when a military coup ousted […]
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 […]