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 […]
Statement of CMPO, as of March 6, 2014 At 13:00 hrs. Mr.Tharit Pengdit, Director General, Department of Special Investigation, briefed the press on the outcome of the meeting of the Center For Maintaining Peace and Order (CMPO) earlier in the day, gist as follows: The CMPO wished to inform that the board of immigration has […]
The worsening conflict is beginning to take a toll on the country’s economy, with Thailand’s currency falling to a fresh three-year low of 32.82 baht to the dollar in early trading Thursday. The Finance Ministry’s Fiscal Policy Office on Thursday lowered its economic growth forecast for 2014 to 4.0% from 5.1%, but warned that growth […]
Yingluck Shinawatra, the Caretaker Prime Minister of Thailand, passed through the province of Surin and Sisaket. She traveled in a public train from one station to another. The transportation system is one of the priorities of Yingluck’s administration as reflected in her public policies in strengthening populations and businesses. Many have placed faith in the […]
Caretaker Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra began her 6-day visit to the northeastern region in Buriram to follow up on the province’s development projects. Upon her arrival, Miss Yingluck was given an overwhelming welcome by the provincial governor, civil servants, and about 2,000 locals who handed the PM flowers to express their support. […]
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 […]
Thai Prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has ruled out an early election, following six days of protests aimed at removing her from office. She told the BBC the situation in Thailand was not calm enough for polls. She also said she would not authorise the use of force against protesters occupying government ministries. She was speaking after demonstrators […]
A continuation from my previous post about an intoxicated man who was repeatedly attacked by the Democrat Party-led mob. Recommended Read: Blackshirt mob attacking police officers
Democrat Party leader, Suthep Thaugsuban, has given his ultimatum to the Pheu Thai party during a rally speech at the Democracy Monument. Suthep demands that the Amnesty Bill be completely eliminated from the government by 6 pm on November 11. Suthep further stated that a “people’s court” would be established in the middle of Ratchadamnoen […]
Rubber rioters continued to occupy the Khuan Nong Hong intersection in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Cha-uat district on Tuesday morning. The government would not yet resort to imposing a harsher security law, such as the Internal Security Act, in the affected area, according to Pol Maj Gen Thawat Boonfueng.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra with corporate captains at the Swiss-Thai Business Cooperative Forum in Switzerland. Leaders, economists and influenzers participated in the forum which aims to solidify business relations between the two nations.
Visiting former British prime minister Tony Blair says that he is ready to fully support attempts to bring about national reconciliation in Thailand through shared experiences. Government Spokesman Thirat Rattanasewi told journalists that Blair expressed his intention during his private discussions with Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra here on Monday morning, before […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has carried out an inspection of the operation of CCTV systems nationwide on Wednesday. She was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Pracha Promnok and Information Communication and Technology minister Anudith Nakornthap when she paid a visit to the CCTV control room at the Foreign Affairs ministry. The visit came after Prime […]
Datuk Nazirah Hussain, the Malaysian Ambassador to Thailand expressed that Malaysian companies should not shy away from the southern Thai provinces but instead tap the opportunities available.
Yingluck Shinawatra listening to a question from an interviewer while a cameraman watches on.
Thailand hosts an informal meeting of foreign ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) members in Prachuap Khiri Khan province Wednesday to prepare topics for a special Asean-China meeting in Beijing. The Asean-China meeting is set to be held in Beijing from Aug 28-30. Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Surapong […]
World badminton champion Ratchanok Intanon has fulfilled another dream, this time at the Government House in Bangkok. Ratchanok is interested in politics and is studying political science at Bangkok Thonburi University. Prime Minister and Defense Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra praised the new world champion for making history for badminton in the country and encouraged her to […]
In 2010, with the army crackdown and street protests in motion, Ms. Amara Pongsapich the Chairwoman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), presented flowers to the then-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. Ms. Amara’s lack of neutrality has caused outrage among civil society, human rights defenders and the families of the victims who were killed by army […]
At 7:00 pm on Sunday August 4, 2013, there was an argument among the members of the People’s Army. The incident took place outside of Lumpini Park, where people came close to exchanging blows. An elderly woman scolded the men and that prevented the situation from growing worse.
It is almost forgivable to mistaken the new self-styled “People’s Army” with the People’s Army of Vietnam. The Thai version of it comprises of Pitak Siam, People’s Alliance for Democracy, disgruntled members of Thai politics, Thai Patriots Network, communists and the V for Thailand “White Mask” group. They have agreed to join Pitak Siam’s 4 […]