Mr. Sombat who is also known as @nuling on Twitter started the peaceful anti-coup flash mob campaigns after the army declared martial law and disposed the caretaker Government.
Memo issued by army to all gov’t officers to not speak to anyone who has been detained by the Thai junta.
Opposition party leader Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva called on Supreme Commander Gen Tanasak Patimaprakorn today to exchange views on how to end the current political impasse. The closed door meeting was held at the The Armed Forces Headquarters. Journalists were not allowed to the meeting. The irony is that Abhisit has been demanding for live broadcast as […]
Mr Prompong Nopparit, a spokesman of the Pheu Thai Party, said there has not been not much progress in the seven cases against the Democrat Party when compared to the case against Caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, who has been accused of dereliction of duty over her role in the rice-pledging scheme. It has […]
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
Two army soldiers were arrested in possession of two guns and a large amount of ammunition late on Sunday night night at a police security checkpoint on Lang Suan road in Pathumwan district near Lumpini Park, according to media reports on Monday. The arrest was made after police from the Metropolitan Police Division 5 stopped […]
Fiji strongman Mr. Voreqe Bainimarama is set to resign as military chief of the coup-plagued South Pacific nation on Wednesday, clearing the way for him to contest long-awaited general elections in September. While we see a positive development in small developing nations, we think Thailand has yet to politically mature. The country’s progress is delayed […]
A group of right wing academics named Siam Prachapiwat declared the Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra Government’s caretaker status now over, as 30 days have passed since the Feb 2 general election. The group, which is campaigning to protect the monarchy, said the Caretaker Government can no longer claim any legitimacy to remain in office under the […]
Thai PM Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra told the military on Tuesday to help guard against drives toward separatism, and told Cabinet ministers to avoid creating conditions that might add fuel to the fire. As the Minister of Defense, Ms. Yingluck asked the armed forces commanders to help provide internal security oversight in every province. She told […]
The deep political differences in Thailand which caused a crisis that has been going on for months now has inspired some pro-government groups in the north and northeast to call for the country to be split into two. However, Thailand’s caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra stated that she did not support the call by these […]
The perpetrators of a Feb 3 shootout that killed three young brothers and wounded their parents in Narathiwat were volunteer rangers who attacked the family for revenge over a personal conflict, according to a police investigation. The crime was not directly linked to the insurgency in the South as officers initially thought. Investigators on Monday […]
Thai Army Chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has ordered frequent military patrols in Bangkok, especially on elevated roads and high-rise buildings, following a series of grenade attacks in the capital. Soon if the threat from the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) has not been neutralised, Bangkok will be just like any other heavily militarised towns in the […]
A Thai state-owned public broadcaster, MCOT, released the following news:- Thailand’s army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha today called on the government to urgently end the widening use of weapons to attack protesters, judges, independent agencies and state office buildings. He said the use of weapons, whether on protesters or the authorities, was a serious offence against the […]
Former Prime Minister and disgraced Democrat Leader Abhisit Vejjajiva arrived at the Criminal Court to face charges in connection with the 2010 street protest crackdown. The charges brought forth accused Abhisit of conspiring to murder the protesters and civilians by ordering the Centre for Resolution of Emergency Situation to disperse the 2010 red-shirt protests, which […]
Thailand’s Supreme Commander said he will meet with the commanders of the three armed forces after the celebration of the king’s birthday on December 5 to find a solution as the death toll from political unrest has risen to four with more than two hundred persons injured. Air Force commander-in-chief Air Chief Marshal Prachin Chanthong […]
The Union Media of Asian (UMA) hosted a meeting in Sa Kaew’s Arunyaprathet district between press members of Thailand and Cambodia in a bid to ensure objective and transparent reporting of the upcoming verdict regarding Preah Vihear. Press members have reached a consensus that the coverage of the November 11 ruling will be focused on […]
Only if we adhere to the principle of forgiveness and reconciliation can the country move forward. Amicable talks can lead to a way out of the impasse. In the spirit of national peace and humanity, Yingluck has called on all sides for compassion. She said this after meeting families of the fallen in the crackdown […]
China and Thailand have charted the course for their future cooperation, so as to further develop the bilateral relations. A joint document issued on Friday said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang‘s ongoing visit to Thailand is of milestone significance to further deepen the China-Thailand comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership. The two countries agreed that their relations have […]
Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief of Defense Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has paid tribute to Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during his visit to Thailand, while calling for more cooperation on drug crackdown. Supreme Commander Gen Min Aung Hlaing yesterday met with the Thai Premier at the Government House, where both parties agreed that […]
General Min Aung Hlaing, the Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces, visits Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra.