Democrat MP and former Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya, a former ambassador to the US (under Thaksin!!!), is quoted by The Nation: Kasit, a party-list MP of the opposition Democrat Party, said the US always says that it is a world leader that respects the law and human rights under democratic principles. When the US asked...
By Saksith Saiyasombut Bangkok Post reported on Tuesday night: A court in Germany has released the Boeing 737 seized from HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Tuesday. Mr Abhisit told reporters the government has posted the full 38 million euros demanded by Walter Bau company in an account to...
After the Boeing plane used by the Crown Prince was seized in Munich last month, the local court ruled during the initial hearing that the plane could only be released upon payment of a 20 million euro bond/guarantee. Initially, the Thai government refused to pay. The Nation: “We are confident that the aircraft belongs to...
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. Outgoing Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya has been one of the most vocal, if not the nmost colorful representative...
The Nation: The Office of the Attorney-General (OAG) yesterday challenged the German construction firm Walter Bau to bring the investment conflict case over Don Muang Tollway to a Thai court to enforce the compensation awarded by an international arbitration tribunal. “If they really want compensation, they should bring the case to a Thai court. There...
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