Judicial Coup pushed by “independent” organizations

Mr Prompong Nopparit, a spokesman of the Pheu Thai Party, said there has not been not much progress in the seven cases against the Democrat Party when compared to the case against Caretaker Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, who has been accused of dereliction of duty over her role in the rice-pledging scheme. It has […]

For a while it appeared that democracy was finally working

Once considered the economic and political model of Asia, Thailand is now on the edge of becoming a failed state. The Philippines, once the “sick man of Asia” is now considered the top investment destination and most successful economic story in Asia by several major international think tanks and analysts. Today, Thailand’s democratically elected Prime […]

Thai PM Yingluck Rejects Fascists Demand to Resign

Thai Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra vowed on Monday not to resign despite the continuing pressure from anti-democracy street mob protests. The army chief reiterated that the military has no plan to intervene to end the political stalemate. Ms. Yingluck calls upon dialogue and peace, and appeals on all sides to stop the violence. “I […]

From one train station to another, Yingluck meets the people

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 […]

Yingluck: We need to protect democracy

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 […]

Rule of Law: Safeguarding the public from a violent mob

Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Monday announced the expansion of the country’s Internal Security Act to the whole of Bangkok, Nontaburi province and Bangpli district in Samutprakarn province which borders Bangkok. Suvarnabhumi International Airport is located in the Bangpli district and the move to impose the ISA is seen as to prevent protestors from occupying […]

The Rule of Law is at the heart of the United Nations’ agenda

Through these discussions, the forum aims to build momentum and contribute ideas and actions towards the deliberations of the post-2015 Development Agenda and ongoing review of the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals, of which the Royal Thai Government is a proud participant. HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha (Ambassador to Austria and the United Nations Office in Vienna […]

Red Shirt pro-government rally in Bangkok

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 […]

Rayong: Protection of biodiversity and tourism

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited the Map Ta Phut industrial estate in Rayong to inspect progress made toward solving industrial pollution. On Wednesday morning, the PM was in the briefing on Map Tha Put’s solution on industrial waste and chemical residue contamination at the office of Map Tha Phut Industrial Estate. She later met with […]