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  • April 11, 2014

    Slain general's widow vows to continue fight for justice

    ... moral standards. Nicha's husband General Romklao Thuvatham was killed in a clash with red-shirt protesters at Khok Wua intersection in 2010. The red shirts were at the time protesting against the Abhisit Vejjajiva government. "Over the past four years, I have fought to prevent wrongdoers from getting the chance to do this again. Yet, what I feared is happening once again. "Those who were responsible for the...

    Politics
  • April 10, 2014

    Suthep plays down 'sovereignty' claim

    ... in which he said he would claim sovereign power. The group also submitted newspaper accounts of the incident published the following day. Separately, acting PM's secretary-general Suranand Vejjajiva said Yingluck had ordered him to instruct National Police chief General Adul Saengsingkaew to take charge of proceedings against all the accused in a case involving an alleged lese majeste violation. The order...

    Politics
  • April 9, 2014

    Democrats seek action against red shirt leader

    Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has assigned the party's legal team to submit a complaint concerning Wutthipong Kachathamkhun, also known as Ko Tee's recent interview with a member of the foreign press to caretaker premier Yingluck Shinawatra, deputy premier Chalerm Yoobamrung and the Department of Special Investigation's chief Tarit Pengdit. In addition, the legal team will ask the crime suppression police to take...

    Politics
  • April 9, 2014

    Democrats seek action against red shirt leader

    Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has assigned the party's legal team to submit a complaint concerning Wuthipong "Koh Tee" Kochthammakun's recent interview with a member of the foreign press to caretaker premier Yingluck Shinawatra, deputy premier Chalerm Yoobamrung and the Department of Special Investigation's chief Tarit Pengdit. In addition, the legal team will ask the crime suppression police to take legal action...

    Breakingnews
  • April 7, 2014

    Myanmar engages Asean's civil society groups

    ... 2012 and 2013, their inputs were handed to senior officials. The "real" interface between the Asean leaders and nongovernment organizations occurred in Hua Hin in 2008 when former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva chaired the meeting. Two dozens of non-state representatives from Asean were allowed to meet face-to-face with their leaders. The Thai leader also met separately with the representatives from the Burmese...

    Opinion
  • April 7, 2014

    Dems can play saviour role: Abhisit

    The party's ideology over the past 68 years has never changed. It still believes in the democratic system with His Majesty the King as head of state, party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said. Three things are necessary to solve the country's problems, he said. First, legal disputes must be sorted out by respecting the legal process - those holding power must honour the law. Second, the political polarisation...

    Politics
  • April 6, 2014

    Cooking up a storm

    FUNCTIONAL, long-lasting and attractive enough to move direct from stove to table, enamel kitchenware has long been a favourite of anyone with a love for the past. Interior designer Wilasinee Silaphiratphong loves it so much that she's sharing her passion with other Thai cooks by opening a shop that's stacked with enamelware in flamboyant colours and designs. "I love making desserts and I...

    Sunday
  • April 6, 2014

    Alumni apologise to Tan over band's behaviour

    The association said the money would be repaid. A subsequent scandal erupted following the incident, with the band, Max Percussion Theatre, heavily criticised by sections of the public for petitioning Tan for the money by arriving at the Arena 10 sports ground and community hall last month and playing their instruments. The association said the incident had damaged the school's reputation....

    National
  • April 6, 2014

    Corrected satellite data shifts focus south in search for MH370: official

    "The whole of the existing search area remains the most likely area that the aircraft entered the water, but based on the new advice the southern area now has a higher priority," retired air chief marshal Angus Houston said. The Chinese ship Haixun 01, which has detected some signals that could be from the planeāš‚ s beacons, is in this more southern area of the Indian Ocean search zone. AFP...

    Breakingnews
  • April 5, 2014

    Jatuporn kicks off red-shirt rally at Utthayan Road

    He addressed the red-shirt people on the stage together with Nuttawut Saikuar and Thida Thawornset. Jatuporn said the Utthayan Road was filled up with red-shirt people since 5 pm while many more were travelling to join the demonstration. He said the rest of red shirts should arrive by 10 or 11 pm. He said the red shirts would show their force to warn the elites against seizing power. The Nation...

    Breakingnews