Fiji sets for national election while Thailand declining in democracy

‎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 […]

Our Coup is Different: Anand Panyarachun

There has been some comparison between Thailand’s history of coups and Egypt. The Bangkok Post article on this is a twisted perversion of history and a denial of the suppression of liberty. The United Nations said this about Anand where the use of the diplomatic flair and political spin has painted him to be a […]

Is Abhisit’s in love with “Civil War”?

Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva warned of a bid to use a legal avenue to clear all obstacles for the return of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, saying the move could lead to “civil war”. Abhisit should know about war. Under his regime, he personally saw to the worsening of relations between Cambodia and Thailand […]

Thailand PM Yingluck Shinawatra’s Speech in Mongolia

  Statement of Her Excellency Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand at the 7th Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 29 April 2013 ——————————–   Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Delegates to the Conference, Ladies and Gentlemen, I wish to begin by expressing my appreciation to His Excellency the President […]