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  • January 29, 2015

    Jatuporn gets two years for insulting Abhisit

    The court said that Jatuporn's comments on stage against Abhisit on October 11, 2010, at Victory Monument and on October 17 of the same year were untrue and could therefore be considered defamatory. The court has also ordered Jatuporn to publish the court's sentence in Thaipost, Matichon and Daily News...

    Politics
  • January 29, 2015

    Protest lodged with US

    ..., Murphy would convey the message to the US State Department in Washington," he said. During his visit, Russel met former premiers Yingluck and Abhisit Vejjajiva as well as Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapagorn to discuss the political situation. But the statement that upset junta chief Prayut was the one Russel...

    Politics
  • January 28, 2015

    Prayut rebuts US snub

    ... met on Monday with Yingluck, who said after the impeachment on Friday that "democracy is dead". The US official also met Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva. Russel also said all reforms in Thailand should be inclusive, but this could not be achieved as long as martial law is in place, as it restricts freedom...

    Politics
  • January 28, 2015

    US statement 'wounded' Thailand, Deputy Foreign Minister says

    ... morning and just hours after the prime minister's order. Russel visited Thailand on Monday and met with former premiers Yingluck Shinawatra and Abhisit Vejjajiva as well as Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapagorn. He implied during an address at Chulalongkorn University that the impeachment of Yingluck was "politically...

    Politics
  • January 28, 2015

    Jatuporn sentenced to 2 years jail for insulting Abhisit

    The court considered that Jatuporn's speech on October 11, 2010 at the Victory Monument and on October 17 of the same year against Abhisit were not the truth and could thus be considered as defamatory. Jatuporn is ordered to post the court's sentence in the Thaipost, Matichon and Daily News newspapers for...

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  • January 28, 2015

    Jatuporn sentenced to 2 years jail for insulting Abhisit

    The court considered that Jatuporn's speech on October 11, 2010 at the Victory Monument and on October 17 of the same year against Abhisit were not the truth and could thus be considered as defamatory. Jatuporn is ordered to post the court's sentence in the Thaipost, Matichon and Daily News newspapers for...

    Politics
  • January 27, 2015

    US: Impeachment 'politically driven'

    ... Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel made the comment during an address at Chulalongkorn University yesterday after meeting with Yingluck, Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva and Foreign Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn to exchange views on Thailand's political situation. "The perception of fairness is important," he said....

    Politics
  • January 27, 2015

    Unusual circumstances open door to unusual occurrences

    ... project to China and its apparent move to give some others to Japan - without an auction - was also met with silence. Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva made an interesting remark last weekend - he said Yingluck's impeachment was possible due to unusual circumstances, but hoped this does not become prevalent...

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  • January 27, 2015

    No plan to left martial law : Prayut

    ... seized power following months of protests against Yingluckโ s elected government. Russel also met former PMs Yingluck Shinawatra and Abhisit Vejjajiva as part of the Thai leg of a Southeast Asia trip in which he also held talks with government officials and civil society representatives in the capital. ...

    Politics
  • January 25, 2015

    Fugitive academic taunts Panthongtae

    ... scheme shortly before the NLA called the vote, saying the assembly had scheduled the voting date weeks earlier. Meanwhile Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said he believed the NLA members voted as per law and justice. He said the assembly's decision to spare former Senate speaker Nikom Wairatpanij and former...

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