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  • 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 They include Jakrapob Penkair and Charupong Ruangsuwan, whose passports have already been revoked.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
  • July 2, 2014

    Cambodia frees Veera

    ... our way to restore democracy," Sihasak said. Two Thaksin loyalists - former Pheu Thai Party leader Charupong Ruangsuwan and red-shirt activist Jakrapob Penkair - had been previously suspected of having fled to Cambodia to launch a resistance movement against the military coup, before they set up a Free Thai movement...

    Politics
  • July 1, 2014

    Junta revokes passports of Charupong and Jakrapob

    ... been revoked are former Pheu Thai leader Charupong Ruangsuwan, Pheu Thai member Sunai Julpongsathorn, along with members of the red-shirt movement - Jakrapob Penkair, Chatwadee Amornpat, Ekkapob Luara and Attachai Anuntamek. The junta said the passports were revoked because the six individuals refused to respond...

    Politics