Thailand left behind: political crisis

The country has seen much conflict from the dazzling lights of Bangkok to the Deep South of insurrection-torn provinces. Political crisis has reduced society’s trust in the opposition, which is led by the Democrat Party and its PDRC mob. The system of Government, on the rails of democracy, has been the target of neo-fascism. In […]

Thai ex-PM Abhisit guilty, says Court

The Central Administrative Court on Friday ruled that ex Prime Minister Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva was guilty of dereliction of duty for failing to reinstate former police chief Patcharawat Wongsuwon. According to the lawsuit, Pol Gen Patcharawat said he had sent formal letters asking Mr. Abhisit, who was also then chairman of the Police Commission, to […]

Silent Coup D’etat in the Land of Smiles

‎While the people of Thailand are familiar with the traditional coup d’etat, when tanks and armoured vehicles occupy strategic locations in the capital city, presently we see the silent coup d’etat being orchestrated by the oldest political party of the country. The Democrat Party has help from right wing independent organisations, one such is the […]

Glaring Political Elitism in Thailand

The political Elitism in Thailand has always been a source of discontentment. Despite the equality that is defined in the Constitution, we see the condition of being unequal among politicians. Past incidents of shoes being polished by their cohorts and the people of lower station to pushing the ex-Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, so that his […]

A Troubling Week in Thai Politics

It has been a very very troubling week. The drama tied to politics is infuriating to many. It is clear that regardless of the achievements and challenges faced by the Government, the opposition and the Elites are determine to dismantle democratic process. There was the Guy Fawkes rally in Bangkok which saw masked members of […]

Abhisit Vejjajiva: Falsehood of Democracy

“She (Yingluck Shinawatra) should clearly distinguish her roles as a sister and the prime minister. She may feel sorry for her brother being overthrown from power, but that’s a personal matter. It is also not right to defend her brother, who is a fugitive wanted by the Thai authorities,” said Democrat Party chief Abhisit. Former Prime […]