Thailand’s political climate could be heating up again after the Prime Minister’s Mongolia speech has caused strong reactions, especially from anti-government groups. A new online group now has now claimed the ‘Thai Spring’ moniker to denounce the government, but it has very little to do with its bigger counterpart in the Middle Eastern revolutions. When...
The rally fizzled out quite quickly around half past five on Saturday. Bangkok Post: Demonstrators clashed twice with police who were securing barrier lines around the rally site. Police twice deployed tear gas, resulting in a number of injuries. Police lobbed tear gas canisters to disperse crowds at Makkhawan Bridge just before 9am, and once...
From the front cover of ASTV Manager Weekly, October 6-12 is a picture of a cockroach and below it is a picture of the Bangkok Governor from the Democrat Party, Sukhumbhand Paripatra: The ASTV Manager article in question doesn’t talk about a problem of cockroaches in the tunnels so it is a clear reference to the Democrats, who some...
The Bangkok Post: Confrontations between the red- and yellow-shirt groups are likely to intensify after yesterday’s clash outside the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) left scores of people from both sides injured. Tensions escalated about 11am when a group of yellow shirts smashed the windshield of a truck belonging to red-shirt radio station FM90.25. An ensuing...
Last year, a red shirt supporter threatened a journalist as blogged at the time: Then thongk on August 22 at the pro-red Internet Freedom posted (website banned in Thailand, but you can see the initial post here) stating the person who asked Yingluck the question was a Ch 7 reporter and then gives her name and...
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