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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...

    Politics
  • January 29, 2015

    How long will junta administer bitter pill of martial law

    ... the 2006 coup. Just three or four months after that coup, signs of violence emerged, including the bomb attacks in Bangkok on New Year's eve. Then red-shirt supporters started to rally from the middle of 2007 until they formed the powerful United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship. This time, it's...

    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...

    Breakingnews
  • January 24, 2015

    Double blow for Yingluck

    ..." the Thaksin regime, in reference to the political establishment led by ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra. Many Yingluck supporters, including red-shirt leaders close to Pheu Thai, warned that her impeachment would lead to a new political chapter fraught with political violence and division. After the NLA verdict...

    Politics
  • January 24, 2015

    Strong reaction to impeachment

    ... of a new era, but characterised by her supporters as a new chapter that would ignite political violence and deepen division. Weng Tojirakarn, a red-shirt leader and ex-Pheu Thai MP, said he believes the junta will keep the country under martial law in order to suppress anger generated by a move that some...

    Politics
  • January 24, 2015

    Nikom, Somsak manage to avoid impeachment

    ... versus less than 10 for no-impeachment in the 220-member chamber. With heavy police and military security in front of Parliament and no red-shirt demonstrators to air support for Yingluck, the seismic noise of anger over the legitimacy and conflict of interest in the motion, and the jubilation of anti-Yingluck...

    Politics
  • January 24, 2015

    Ex-PM's rural supporters 'not happy'

    ... her role in her government's rice-pledging scheme. National Legislative Assembly (NLA) members yesterday voted 190 to 18 to impeach her. "Many red shirts who disagree with the current government are now political undercurrents. They are waiting to rise to the surface," Panupong warned. A security source...

    Politics
  • January 23, 2015

    Judgement day

    ... in a phone interview with The Nation. He said Yingluck failed to provide satisfactory answers to NACC's accusations in her closing statement. Red-shirt leader Kwanchai Praipana yesterday said Yingluck is the latest of the people close to former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra who are victims of "political...

    Politics
  • January 20, 2015

    Impeachment will make reconciliation impossible: Korkaew

    In that scenario, the reconciliation would be possible only in the next life. The Nation

    Breakingnews
  • January 11, 2015

    Comfort in a cotton cocoon

    ... printing factory. She's been in the business for more than a decade. Her first shop at Chatuchak Weekend Market, which offered hand-screened T-shirts featuring designs inspired by cartoon characters, nature and simple messages, came into the public eye when it was discovered by singer Palmy. Despite...

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