By Saksith Saiyasombut “Tongue-Thai’ed!” encapsulates the most baffling, amusing, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures – in short: everything we hear that makes us go “Huh?!”. Check out all past entries here. Last Sunday the Twitter account of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was ‘hacked’ – or rather somebody knows the...
By Saksith Saiyasombut Some readers may remember a certain Miss Chitpas Bhirombhakdi, the daughter of Chutinant Bhirombhakdi, executive vice-president of Singha Corporation and thus often-referred to as the “Singha-heiress”. We have previously reported on her and and her campaign for MP during the run-up to the elections, which she lost in her constituency. But she...
By Saksith Saiyasombut Ever since prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has announced the dissolution of parliament, thus paving the way for new federal elections on July 3, all political parties (and other groups) are now in full campaign mode giving all their best intentions to win over voters. While the Puea Thai Party, the biggest opposition...
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