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.
There has been a rapid formation of anti-Government informal groups in Bangkok. It has always been in Bangkok, the core power base of the Democrat Party. The simplicity of politics, where the politicians of a dwindling party but those with the character of the prosperous and rich, has overturn the inclination that our country is […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has that asserted the government’s proceedings to amend the charter was legally sound, and the recent ruling by the Constitutional Court did not have precedent. According to Yingluck, the Office of the Council of State has been tasked with studying the court verdict. Regarding the Phuea Thai Party’s announcement it will […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday called a meeting of related ministers to prepare for the upcoming censure debate, while the opposition whip reiterated it needed 3 days for the debate. Yingluck met with Commerce Minister Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan, Finance Minister Kittirat Na Ranong, and Agriculture Minister Yukhol Limlaemthong, among others. Niwatthamrong disclosed after the meeting […]
There was a Twitter Storm last night. Barely could keep up on the timeline as Thais tweeted about the Red Shirt rally, to show their support for democracy, the Government and Prime Minister, Yingluck. For more photos, go to this Facebook.
A middle-aged man was beaten today by the Democrat Party-led mob. He was drunk and the mob thought he was an undercover policeman. It turns out that the poor victim was a fellow protester who was drunk on local whiskey as he was celebrating the gathering. Irrespective of his intoxication, the mob had no right […]
I fear the ‘blackshirt’ mob are intentionally creating chaos. They are provoking the authorities and want to see the dismantling of an elected government, and install their political leaders. Recently a senior member of the right-wing group called upon the people to remove the government and ban Parliament for at least 4 years. This was […]
Former Democrat MP Suthep Thaugsuban has mobilized about 200 rubber tree growers from Prachuap Khiri Khan province to Bangkok. They have set temporary camp at the nearby area to protest against the government and have made numerous demands to remove the democratic system in Thailand.
Tens of thousands of red shirt pro-government supporters gathered Sunday at a sports complex in northwestern Bangkok to express their support for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra who is facing pressure from anti-amnesty and neo-fascists rallies. The supporters are mostly from north and northeastern Thailand. Many of the red shirts are also supporters of ousted Prime Minister Thaksin […]
Satriwitthaya School near Bangkok’s Democracy Monument will be closed on Friday to protect its pupils from any possible harm during the continuing anti-government and anti-amnesty protests in the area. The school is located on Dinso road in Phra Nakhon district, near to the anti-amnesty bill rally site at Democracy Monument. The protest against the government’s proposed […]
Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has urged protesters to maintain law and order during their demonstrations – emphasizing that the government will, indeed, accept the Senate’s final verdict on the amnesty bill. Yingluck responded to the Democrat Party’s contentious remarks over the amnesty bill by stating that the government has made its stance […]
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 […]
The National News Bureau of Thailand reports: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assured the United Nations of the government’s intention to promote and protect human rights and democracy. During her official visit to Switzerland, PM Yingluck met with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay. The Thai Premier told the UN High Commissioner that […]
Political stability can not be achieved without national reconciliation. Politicians from all parties know this fact. Reconciliation is a rolling plan. It is a democratic right. But some do not want to see the existence of democracy and peace in Thailand. In the wake of the recent protests in the south province of Thailand, we […]
Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has made a renewed bid for national reconciliation and peace after minority Opposition leaders were involved in a series of street protests calling for a removal of democratic process and Government. Martti Ahtisaari, the 10th president of Finland and 2008’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate, founded the Crisis Management Initiative, […]
The Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore Halimah Yacob made a courtesy call to Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra.
Malaysia today stated its willingness to continue being an intermediary in the peace negotiation in southern Thailand. “It is up to the Thai government and National Revolutionary Front whether Malaysia should continue being a facilitator or changed into mediator,” Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin told Malaysian and Thai journalists after paying a courtesy call on […]
The President of Pakistan expressed the hope that the visit of Yingluck Shinawatra‚ the first democratically elected female Prime Minister of Thailand would further boost bilateral relations particularly trade and investment ties between the two countries. Asif Ali Zardari also appreciated Thai government’s recent financial support for rehabilitation of earthquake victims in Baluchistan in 2013 and […]
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 […]