Pro-PDRC candidate elected as Thai Senate Speaker

The new Senate Speaker is Mr. Surachai Liangboonlertchai, who won 96 votes while Pol Gen Jongrak Jutanont, the other candidate, got 51, with one absention. Mr. Surachai, an appointed senator, was a deputy speaker and acting speaker of the upper house. He is backed by the Group of 40 appointed senators, the anti-government People’s Democratic […]

PDRC’s Hero of the Month

T-shirts of the “popcorn gunman” sold openly in Bangkok. Mr. Vivat Yodprasit, 24, a native of Phitsanulok was caught and in March admitted to being the “popcorn gunman” hired by the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC). While we frown upon violence, the supporters of PDRC a treated Vivat as a “hero” – proving they rely […]

Thai Gov’t agreed to extend ISA from 1 May till 30 June

  The caretaker cabinet held its weekly meeting today at the National Science Museum in Pathumthani province to consider a proposal of the National Security Council to extend the enforcement of internal security law (ISA) in Bangkok for 61 more days when it expires end of April. The caretaker government still cannot return to the […]

Post-Songkran Thoughts about PDRC and Democracy

Suthep Thaugsuban’s hatred for the Shinawatra knows no limit. The PDRC chief has sent a barrage of hate speech, defamatory and sexist remarks on to Ms. Yingluck and her brother Mr. Thaksin, while Suthep’s allies take potshots at the children of the Shinawatra. Jeers are met with cheering, whistle blowing and cat-calls. The cheering are […]

Final battle is upon us, indicates PDRC fascist chief

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban told supporters of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee to brace for the “final battle” and wait for his signal after the Songkran festival. The PDRC neo-fascist chief said he was confident that the battle would end by the end of this month (April) and “the people will triumph because the situation has […]

Tens of thousands pro-Gov’t supporters show faith in democracy

The “Red Shirt” chief, Mr. Jatuporn Prompan promised on Sunday that the red shirts will come back for another big rally on the day the charter court rules on the case involving the transfer order of Thawil Pliensri. The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) leader told government supporters gathered on Aksa road that […]

18 anti-democracy leaders get free pass to escape conviction

‎The Criminal Court on Thursday ordered the withdrawal of arrest warrants for 18 leaders of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) and Network of Students and People for the Reform of Thailand (NSPRT), including Suthep Thaugsuban, for violating the emergency decree. ‎Even with news and police reports about the violence and intimidation caused by PDRC […]

When spirituality used in Thai politics

Monks play an important role in spiritual and social aspects of Thailand. Remembering the incidents of a monk, a co-leader of the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) has left many confused about the role of religious “neutral” people of the cloth. Extracts from Reuters’ 1st March article: A young Thai man and woman are on […]

CMPO investigates PDRC involvement in assault case

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 […]

Security guard attacked, detained by PDRC supporters

‎Mr. Yuem Nillar says he was beaten, tied-up and dumped into a river by PDRC protest guards. (Images from Policespokesmen Facebook) The victim, a security guard at a company in Bangkok, said he was resting in Lumpini Park after finishing work on the morning of Feb 24 when 2 PDRC “guards” approached him demanding that […]

Defense Ministry, Army against any Separatism

‎Thai PM Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra told the military on Tuesday to help guard against drives toward separatism, and told Cabinet ministers to avoid creating conditions that might add fuel to the fire. As the Minister of Defense, Ms. Yingluck asked the armed forces commanders to help provide internal security oversight in every province. She told […]

Diaries of Democrats and Deceivers

The Democrat Party has tons to say about corruption of others but are silent when it comes to the corrupted practices of their members and their families. Let us look at Mr. Atavit Suwanpakdee. He is a young politician, an influential crony among the special circles of the Democrat Party.  He has on many occasion […]

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 […]

No more street protests in Bangkok, unless it’s at Lumpini Park

‎PDRC chief and neo-fascist leader, Mr. Suthep Thaugsuban declared a shutdown to his “Bangkok Shutdown” street protests with the exception of one. The former Deputy Prime Minister, who is also facing a mass murder charge, has ordered his mob on Friday to regroup to the rally site in Lumpini Park. Political analysts say that such […]

More military patrols in Bangkok, says Thai Army Chief

‎Thai Army Chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has ordered frequent military patrols in Bangkok, especially on elevated roads and high-rise buildings, following a series of grenade attacks in the capital. Soon if the threat from the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) has not been neutralised, Bangkok will be just like any other heavily militarised towns in ‎the […]

Unchallenged, PDRC guards assaulting public

It was reported on Thursday that the “guards” from People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) had assaulted and illegally detained a man who works in an agency of the Government. The assailants’ reasons are unknown but this is not the first time random assault on the public has been made. Despite the growing violence committed by […]

Nearly Everyone Knows the PDRC Protesters are Armed

A Thai state-owned public broadcaster, MCOT, released the following news:- Thailand’s army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha today called on the government to urgently end the widening use of weapons to attack protesters, judges, independent agencies and state office buildings. He said the use of weapons, whether on protesters or the authorities, was a serious offence against the […]