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Tongue-Thai’ed! – Special Edition: Top 10 things the junta said in 2014

Tongue-Thai’ed! – Special Edition: Top 10 things the junta said in 2014

By Wed, Dec 31, 2014 10:10AM UTC Comments Off Tongue-Thai’ed! – Special Edition: Top 10 things the junta said in 2014

As you may have noticed, we here at Siam Voices have used our light-hearted Tongue-Thai'ed!-section not as much in 2014 as we would have liked to, since the coup and the ongoing authoritarian rule by the military junta were mostly no laughing matter. However, the generals now in charge of nearly every aspect of life in Thailand are not shy when it comes to sharing their ideas to the population - with varying results....

Tongue-Thai’ed!: The 3 most ludicrous things said in Thailand this week

By Fri, Oct 03, 2014 7:41AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

This is part XXV, XXVI and XXVII of “Tongue-Thai’ed!”, an ongoing series where we collect the most baffling, ridiculous, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures. Check out all past entries here. It’s been a while since this section has graced this blog and while the past couple of months were not lacking...

Tongue-Thai’ed!: Whistle blown on Abhisit’s spurious pleas for reform

By Thu, Jan 09, 2014 12:00PM UTC 1 Comment Thailand opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva seen during anti-government protests in November. Pic: AP.

This is part XXIV of “Tongue-Thai’ed!”, an ongoing series where we collect the most baffling, amusing, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures. Check out all past entries here. Ever since deciding not to compete in the upcoming snap-elections on February 2 after a lot of meandering, the implosion of the opposition Democrat...

Tongue-Thai’ed!: Chalerm’s back in charge, his successor disagrees!

By Fri, Nov 22, 2013 10:30AM UTC Comments Off Chalerm Yubamrung. Pic: AP.

This is part XXIV of “Tongue-Thai’ed!”, an ongoing series where we collect the most baffling, amusing, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures. Check out all past entries here. The latter half of 2013 was not very kind to veteran Thai politician Chalerm Yubamrung. (In)famous for his hotheaded, downright incendiary outspokenness, the...

Tongue-Thai’ed!: Democrats’ Surin and Godwin’s law, again!

By Fri, Nov 08, 2013 10:40AM UTC Comments Off Surin Pitsuwan. Pic: AP

This is part XXIII of “Tongue-Thai’ed!”, an ongoing series where we collect the most baffling, amusing, confusing, outrageous and appalling quotes from Thai politicians and other public figures. Check out all past entries here. With the anti-amnesty bill protests in full swing all week long in the capital Bangkok, the opposition Democrat Party have stepped up their...

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