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  • September 26, 2014

    War cries of people like Jakrapob get us no nearer to peace

    Jakrapob has changed much since entering politics, joining Thaksin Shinawatra's Thai Rak Thai party in 2003. He went from being a well-mannered university man to a rambunctious and bellicose politician. He has become one of Thaksin's most loyal servants. He attacks anyone, high or low, who questions Thaksin...

    Opinion
  • September 20, 2014

    Appeals Court upholds 11-year term for magazine editor

    ... said he would take his appeal to the Supreme Court. Somyos has always insisted that the articles were written by former PM's Office minister Jakrapob Penkair, who is in a self-imposed exile due to his anti-coup stance. Sukanya, meanwhile, said she was surprised that she and her husband's lawyer had not been...

    Politics
  • July 30, 2014

    Cambodia won't shelter wanted Thais: Tea Banh

    ... had asked Phnom Penh not to allow Thai politicians who fled the Kingdom when the junta seized power to use Cambodia as a shelter. They include Jakrapob Penkair and Charupong Ruangsuwan, whose passports have already been revoked. However, it was reported that they had alternative passports issued by other countries...

    Politics
  • July 26, 2014

    Free Thai Movement claims support from abroad

    In an interview posted on BBC Thai's Facebook page, Jakrapob said Free Thai members had travelled around seeking support and were now engaging with the European Union to show that the political situation in Thailand had not yet improved and that the chance to return to democracy was not clear. However,...

    Politics
  • July 23, 2014

    Man charged after admitting he delivered grenades to attack protesters

    ... conversation between former Supreme Court officials and a PM's Office permanent secretary. Jatuporn, Nuttawut and former PM's Office minister Jakrapob Penkair played a recording of the conversation at a United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) rally. While Jakrapob was also charged for eavesdropping,...

    Politics
  • July 15, 2014

    Dissension is totally normal in a democracy that is alive

    ... former Pheu Thai Party leader Charupong Ruangsuwan, Pheu Thai member Sunai Julpongsathorn, as well as members of the red-shirt movement, such as Jakrapob Penkair, Chatwadee Amornpat, Ekkapob Luara and Attachai Anuntamek. The most recent case was that of academic Pavin Chachavalpongpun, whose passport was cancelled...

    Opinion
  • July 12, 2014

    Pavin's passport revoked

    ... revoked by the junta include former Pheu Thai leader Charupong Ruangsuwan, Pheu Thai party member Sunai Julpongsathorn, and red-shirt activists Jakrapob Penkair, Chatwadee Amornpat, Ekkapob Luara and Attachai Anuntamek.

    Politics
  • July 6, 2014

    Group tells EU council of rights violations

    ... Thaksin Shinawatra from returning to power. The FT-HD was formed recently by former Pheu Thai leader Charupong Ruangsuwan and former politician Jakrapob Penkair, who are both close to Thaksin. The group will also be meeting the French envoy on human rights on July 10, according to the FT-HD's Jaran. Meanwhile...

    Politics
  • July 5, 2014

    The difference between press freedom and slander

    Vint Chavala wrote "There is strong evidence that Head is a close friend of red-shirt leader Jakrapob Penkair", thus implying that Head has a conflict of interest and is acting unethically in his reporting. I am by no means a fan of Jonathan Head's reporting on Thailand, some of which has been disgraceful. Yet Khun...

    Opinion
  • July 4, 2014

    Samart Corporation

    Samart Corporation Plc (SAMART) What's new On July 2, 2014, SAMART signed a Share Purchase Agreement with Axiata Group Berhad ("AXIATA") to buy 1,053m shares in Samart I-Mobile Plc (SIM) or a 23.93percent stake at Bt2.73 per share amounting to a total of Bt2.87bn. SAMART will fund the purchase...

    Business