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  • April 11, 2014

    Police to seek arrest warrant for key red shirt

    .... He said he would fight the allegation of lese majeste and claimed that the video clip was doctored to frame him. "I want to tell the government that I have always worked for the Pheu Thai Party and the government, particularly Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra," he said. "Now they are taking legal action against me. It seems they want to kill the warrior when the war is over." Adul said he had...

    Politics
  • April 11, 2014

    I can't broker talks: Prem

    ... such an unbreakable stalemate that even a highly charismatic senior figure like Privy Council President Prem Tinsulanonda admits he would not be able to mediate the dispute, as the conflicting parties would not listen to him. Calls by many groups in the country to have both sides negotiate to bring an end to the crisis, which is damaging the economy and the country's development opportunities, do not seem...

    Politics
  • April 10, 2014

    Suthep plays down 'sovereignty' claim

    ... who violate the laws," he said. "As the Department of Special Investigation [DSI] has taken action in this case, I don't need to make any comment," he said, referring to a demand by Pheu Thai Party spokesman Prompong Nopparit that the general take action against Suthep. Asked if the Army has a clear stance on Suthep's statement, Prayuth said he had already made it clear that wrongdoers must face legal...

    Politics
  • April 10, 2014

    The Heat is on with the Indonesian Elections

    Unofficial projections by the influential Kompas newspaper during the late afternoon of 9 April have indicated that the main opposition party, the PDI-P has secured around 19.67จf the popular votes for the House of Representatives (DPR). This is short of the 25ญhreshold it needed to nominate its presidential candidate, the Governor of Jakarta Joko Widodo ("Jokowi") on its own. Still, this is a boost...

    Opinion
  • 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...

    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...

    Breakingnews
  • 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 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