U.S. starts war games near Thai-Cambodian clash, writes Richard S. Ehrlich of The Washington Times. Thousands of U.S. troops began military exercises with Bangkok’s military on Monday, while a bloody, four-day artillery duel between Thailand and Cambodia flared on their border and a decades-long Muslim insurgency smoldered out of control in the south. Cobra Gold,...
The now annual Cambodia-Thai border clash has once again gained its highlight in global media outlets. While a lot has been written and reported on the recent fighting at the Cambodia-Thai border, I keep observing reactions and comments on both Facebook and Twitter to try to understand more of people’s perspectives, particularly those in Cambodia....
The Bangkok Post reported today that the former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra offered to help the seven Thai nationals currently being detained in Cambodia. Among those arrested for trespassing in Banteay Meanchey province, a Democrat member of parliament for Bangkok, Panich Vikitsreth, told Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday that he had “unintentionally” crossed into...
Part I looked at a new ABAC Poll showed that voters saw an improvement in various personal characteristics for Abhisit (ability to communicate, honesty etc). We have another ABAC poll. Survey Data Methodology: 2,078 people in 17 provinces surveyed December 1-18 (กรุงเทพมหานคร เพชรบูรณ์ เชียงราย เชียงใหม่ สุพรรณบุรี นครปฐม กาญจนบุรี ชลบุรี หนองคาย สุรินทร์ อุดรธานี ขอนแก่น สกลนคร นครราชสีมา...
BP has long thought and there is some poll data to support this that Abhisit’s popularity (he is more popular than his party) may be enough for the Democrats to win enough seats at the next election to form a government. There are few poll that have come out recently which put this theory to...
More controversy for Japan party over sex comments
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Australian politician knocked down by kangaroo
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2 Malaysians get 24 years for Cambodian maid death
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Japan mayor in sex slave furor admits he ‘lacked sensitivity’
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Indonesia extends forest-clearing ban for 2 years
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