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
Yingluck Shinawatra, the Prime Minister of Thailand, gave her statement and answered questions from members of the local and foreign press in Bangkok. If you want to listen to Yingluck responding in English to questions from journalists, speed up to 9:17 minutes in the video.
The cat is out of the bag, so to speak. Suthep, an ex-MP for the Democrat Party today demanded for absolute monarchy in Thailand. This is a complete contradiction to the objectives of the Democrat Party and what the Opposition Leader, Abhisit, has been saying all this while. Does it come as a complete shock? […]
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 […]
Address by Tony Blair, 2 September 2013 [as transcribed from recording] Thank you very much Dr., that was an interesting introduction. You covered a lot there. Just for the record, no, I am not being paid; I am here because you invited me. I am here also because I believe in the process of reconciliation. […]
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was invited to attend the opening ceremony of the tenth China-ASEAN Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday called on Thailand to continue play a positive role in boosting China-ASEAN ties. He met with Yingluck in Nanning, the capital of south China’s Guangxi […]
At the invitation of Their Majesties the King and Queen of Thailand, His Majesty Almu’tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah ibini Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, and Her Majesty the Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah binti Haji Hamidun will pay a State Visit to Thailand from […]
Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday on a two-day official visit to Pakistan for talks on bilateral relations, focusing on economic partnership between the two nations. This bilateral visit from Thailand would take place after more than a decade, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says. Previously Dr. Thaksin Shinawatra, […]
President Emomalii Rahmon hosted a dinner for Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The Thai leader was also treated to a performance by dancers and traditional music of Tajikistan. President Emomalii, who visited Thailand in May of 2013, hopes to see continued economic growth and friendship between his country and Thailand. For more articles […]
Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrived in Tajikistan’s capital of Dushanbe on Monday to attend the ‘High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation’ at the invitation of President Emomalii Rahmon. Yingluck meets with President Rahmon, as well as the Parliament president and the Tajikistan Prime Minister. The two countries will also sign an […]
Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says that she has instructed the Royal Thai Army to develop its personnel for national defense and she is ready to support, covering their security operations along the Thai border. Yingluck told reporters on Friday that she has, however, learned that the Royal Thai Army has long-term plans […]
Commander-in-Chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha welcomed Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok. Check out my iReport and photos on CNN.
Red Shirt group rallied at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and called on members, specially Amara Pongsapich (Chairperson), to resign en masse for its “distorted” conclusion on the 2010 political protest. Pongpisit Kongsena, leader of the People’s Power Alliance, spoke through a loudspeaker, charging the NHRC members with tarnishing the commission’s […]
Today, the violence caused by the demonstrators of the “People’s Army” movement were caught on video.
On Sunday, August 4, the anti-Thaksin People’s Army, gathered outside of Lumpini Park to protest against the Government. The crowd started late in the morning and ended with about 1,100 people at the popular park in Bangkok. Many sought the abolishment of the Government and demanded the army to intervene as similar to the 2006 […]
The Royal Thai Navy is participating in the intervention. Naval vessels joined efforts to stop hundreds of barrels of oil from a pipeline leak in the Gulf of Thailand reaching the kingdom’s beaches. Roughly 50,000 litres of crude oil spilled into the sea on Saturday about 20km off the coast of the eastern province of Rayong, […]
Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Yingluck Shinawatra and several other members of the Thai Government have arrived at Maputo city of Mozambique, which marks the first ever visit by a Thai Premier to African countries comprising Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda. Accompanied by several Ministers including Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul (สุรพงศ์ โตวิจักษ์ชัยกุล), and Deputy Prime […]
According to eye witnesses and news report, many of the white-masked protesters assaulted policemen who were assigned to protect the peace. Pepper spray was indiscriminately used against the authorities which also affected pedestrians and unprepared members of the movement. The white-masked protesters are anti-Government, have rejected the 2011 electoral results, displayed violence and have been […]
In response to complaints about residue on packed Thai rice, Yingluck Shinawatra told journalists that she has asked the Foundation for Consumers to coordinate its tests with the Ministry of Public Health to ensure standard accountable tests. The prime minister also urged that concerned parties not to make assumption that the problem happened to all […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, to offer condolences to Prime Minister Hun Sen and his family for the passing of his father, Hun Neang. Hun Neang, passed away from natural causes at the age of 89.