Tag Archive: Bangkok Post

A new phase of Thai protests – Red Shirts ready to counter.

Thai Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban consolidates his anti-government demonstrations at Bangkok’s Lumpini Park, while the Red Shirts are getting ready to start a mass campaign.  Suthep Thaugsuban said the Bangkok Shutdown campaign had served its purpose.… Continue reading

Cambodian opposition can only get stronger.

Sam Rainsy, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, should accept the result of the country’s recent election and work from a new position of strength to erode the power of Hun Sen‘s… Continue reading

South death toll: 5,235 and counting…….

A fictive dialogue between a Muslim with a Buddhist: both shot dead in one of the many bloody conflicts in the world. A total of 5,235 people lost their lives and 9,704 were injured… Continue reading

Thai-Cambodian Missing Link.

Thai PM to end missing railway link to Cambodia.   Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised to complete a missing rail link with Cambodia to foster closer ties with the neighboring country. Ms Yingluck inspected the… Continue reading

Thai Poll on Preah Vihear Border dispute.

Poll: Border dispute won’t end happily for Thailand. Most Thai people polled recently did not believe the Thai-Cambodian border dispute would end in a good way for the country and that the case… Continue reading

Thai-Cambodian border – Triage of donated clothes: market or dump.

More than 23,800 tonnes of used commodities, worth about 1.32 billion Baht (~ 33 million EUR/44 million USD), were imported into Thailand between January and November 2012. Laem Chabang port in Chon Buri province, not far… Continue reading

Thailand – Half of police Breathalyzers don’t work.

The Thai police scrambled to defend their alcohol testing program after scientists reported that almost half of the Breathalyzers they tested gave erroneous readings or did not work at all. “The Breathalyzers used… Continue reading

Angkor Wat – Siem Reap blaze kills eight people.

Eight people, including four children, were killed in a fire that tore through a popular night market in the Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap. The children, aged between nine and 14, were… Continue reading

The start of a new round of political unstability in Thailand?

Bangkok is preparing for the return of the ultra-right group, Pitak Siam (Protecting Siam). From the police force to members of the public, that name carries confusion. However this time the boundaries of… Continue reading

AEC 2016, no longer AEC 2015?

AEC pushed back 12 months  – Visa, drug trafficking concerns linger. SOUTH-EAST Asian leaders have delayed launching their long-awaited ASEAN Economic Community by nearly a year. The AEC will be inaugurated on December… Continue reading