Lets not have an election, says the Democrat Party

Democrat Party Spokesman Chavanond Intarakomalyasut pleaded with all political party members and those in the coalition government to take one step back and not be so eager to host another general election in the near future. He further stated that the solution to the country’s problems is not in the hands of the Democrats, but […]

Yingluck’s Statement on the National Reform Council

Statement on the National Reform Council Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday, December 25, 2013 Respected fellow Thai citizens, Amid the ongoing political conflict, I would like to express my gratitude to academicians, businessmen, and fellow citizens from various sectors who wish well for the country and have given opinions in order to find a resolution […]

Democrat Party have lost faith in “democratic system”

Abhisit Vejjajiva is the leader of the Democrat Party who is facing murder charges of Red Shirt protesters during the violent crackdown in 2010. The central leadership decided on Saturday to not contest in the election, which has been set for February 2, 2014. Irresponsible politicians. By avoiding the election, Abhisit has proven that the […]

What Will Happen to Thai Economy if Election was Postponed?

The strengthen and momentum of the Thai economy has weakened considerably since the start of the protest in early November 2013. The Ministry of Finance has conceded Thai economic growth will deteriorate to less than 3% GDP in 2013. I believe the Thai economy will “at best attain” a 2.8% GDP growth in 2013. Furthermore, […]

Thailand: 1 percent rebelling against the 99 percent

Democracy is defined as “Government by the people, exercised directly or through elected representatives.” and “a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.” In the most laid back definition, democracy is about “majority rule” […]

Bangkok Election: Urbanites are Worried about the Future

Sukhumbhand Paribatra‘s term as governor of Bangkok expires on January 10, 2013. He is well known for his erratic behavior, one of the most memorable was his promise to sue FIFA for a blunder that Democrat-friendly contractors did with the Futsal Stadium in the city. The rapid growth of Bangkok has a heavy price tag, […]