At 1 pm Tuesday, the police officers from the Lumpini police station tried to enter the park to check the explosion scene but they were stopped by the “guards” of the mob. The obstruction and lack of cooperation among the members of People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) is repeated today when “guards” prevented authorised explosive […]
Violence erupted in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, yesterday when the Thai Royal Police tried to disperse anarchists and members of the so-called People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC). After failed negotiations and consultations between the police and the unrepentant fascist leaders of PDRC and former MPs of the Democrat Party, the police moved in to uphold the […]
Deputy police chief Pol.Gen. Ek Angsananant confirms the police have set up check points to prevent a third-party attempt to incite violence during the political protests. Pol.Gen. Ek on Sunday inspected many check points such as those at Lat Phrao junction on inbound Vibhavadi Rangsit road, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the head office […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rubber farmers in Thailand took to the streets again on Monday to demand that the government buy their produce at prices higher than the market, rejecting a subsidy offered last month and threatening violence if their demands are not met. Around 300 rubber farmers gathered in Bang-saphan district, around 300 km (190 miles) south of […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attended the annual National Police Day Celebration dinner held at the Royal Thai Police Sports Club. The National Police Day of Thailand is held every 13th October. Chief Pol Gen Adul Sangsingkaew, the National Police Commissioner and many high ranking police officials were on hand to welcome the Yingluck. Police General Pracha […]
Interesting read from thediplomat.com from Mong Palatino. His article, titled Thailand Opposition Behaving Badly says: It seems Thailand’s opposition politicians are getting desperate. Last month, 57 members of parliament belonging to the opposition Democrat Party were evicted from the session hall after they repeatedly protested the ruling of the presiding officer. When parliamentary police officers […]
A mob attacked the police in the south, where groups of rubber farmers who had agreed to a compromise on the prices of rubber had then renegaded on the deal with the government. 70 people have been injured and 11 police vehicles burnt in the dispersion of rubber farmer protesters at the Kuan Nong Hong […]
These are the photographs of the rubber protests which led to violence. I pray to Lord Buddha to heal those who were wounded during the riots and I pray that their families remain steadfast to patience.
A policeman who’s pants was damaged when rubber protesters grew violent and threw improvised explosives at riot police in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. According to local residents, Democrat Party members were seen at the riots that left more than 23 policemen and 5 farmers injured. Recommended read: CNN
Thailand’s parliament briefly descended into chaos Tuesday as opposition lawmakers from the Democrat Party brawled with police during a debate on controversial proposals to amend the constitution.
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 […]
A judge in the Thai Court of Appeals has abandoned her ethics and reason to ram her car into metal barrier. Her behavior is unbecoming of a judge, and has made a mockery of her learned peers and tarnished the reputation of the court. From gjbkk blog, it states: Suwan Chidchanok a judge of the […]
Thailand’s Khantitham Forest Monastery is facing tough times. It’s abbot, Luang Pu Nenkham Chattigo, has been barred from transferring money out his bank accounts by Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO). The 34-year-old monk has been attracting attention ever since a video of him flying a private jet while wearing aviator sunglasses, carrying a Louis Vuitton bag went viral last month. […]
Thailand’s National Cyber Security Meeting The government has held the first ever national cyber security meeting at the government house, developing an 8-point strategy to reinforce the national security. The meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, encompasses 8 areas of cyber security which include establishing cooperation between relevant agencies and international organizations, maintaining online […]
Pongsapat Pongcharoen Back as Deputy National Police Chief A royal command has been issued reinstating Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen as deputy national police chief, effective from April 24, the Prime Minister’s Office announced Monday. The royal command, countersigned by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and published in the Royal Gazette, cited the Police Commission’s decision to […]
The Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, is the Chairman of the Police National Policy Committee. She makes an inspection of the police force and chairs the meeting with senior members of the security force in Bangkok.