BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities have revoked two passports belonging to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra following an interview he gave in South Korea last week....
In a move that would make the Ministry of Truth proud, Thomas Fuller of the NYT reports: His legacy is inseparable from the past decade of political tumult in Thailand, but high school students will not find the name Thaksin Shinawatra in the history textbooks that the country’s military junta recently ordered schools to use. Mr....
In November of last year, a Thai businessman with close connections to the leaders of the Bangkok protests that eventually drove the Pheu Thai government from power said the real reason for the protest wasn’t just to oust the government....
Have already blogged on the PDRC reaction. Acting caretaker PM per ThaiGov: Today (20 May 2014) Deputy Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan, Acting Prime Minister, gave comment on declaration of the Marital Law by the Royal Thai Army as follows: With reference to the Royal Thai Army’s declaration of the Martial Law to preserve order and...
Army chief warns the military ‘may be needed to come out and restore peace and order’ writes Richard S. Ehrlich for Asia Sentinel. Thailand’s powerful military is clearly growing concerned about the rising tide of political violence in Bangkok, with Army Chief Prayuth Chan-ocha warning in an official statement that the carnage has to stop. “I...
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