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  • March 6, 2015

    Nation Group bags 4 awards on Journalist Day

    ... won the Outstanding News Report award. The top prize for Best Photograph went to Bangkok Post lensman Thiti Wannamontha, who captured a red-shirt supporter punching a monk in front of the National Anti-Corruption Commission's office.

    National
  • March 6, 2015

    Red shirts get jail

    ..., Singthong Buachum, Worachai Hema, and Payap Panket. Singthong, a Pheu Thai Party politician, said yesterday that the convicted red-shirt leaders would appeal the verdict. During that year, leaders from Asean and its dialogue partners had gathered for the summit in the resort city of Pattaya....

    Politics
  • March 1, 2015

    Assembly law needs careful thought

    ... a tendency to define things the way they want. Indeed, the ambiguity surrounding the military's rules of engagement in the May 2010 crackdown on red-shirt demonstrators still haunts us. The proposed law encourages local authorities in Bangkok and the provinces to provide a space specifically designated for...

    Opinion
  • February 27, 2015

    Prayut ready to testify in Abhisit impeachment case

    ... there were armed men among the protesters. "May I ask if there were armed men among the people. Yes or no Were there 'men in black' among the red shirts And was there someone firing at soldiers If there were, then it is over," Prayut said. He made the remark after reporters asked if he believed this case...

    Politics
  • February 26, 2015

    Abhisit ready to prove innocence in NACC impeachment bid

    ... a dereliction of duty if the government had done nothing '' he said. The crackdown on April 10 and May 19 left more than 90 people dead, mostly red-shirt members of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, but also ordinary citizens. The NACC believed there were grounds to impeach Abhisit and...

    Politics
  • February 26, 2015

    Prayut ready to testify

    ... off the process of impeaching ex-PM Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy Suthep Thaugsuban for their alleged mishandling of the bloody break-up of a red-shirt rally in 2010. Abhisit said after learning the charge that those who involved in the incident including Prayut would be invited to testify in the Court...

    Politics
  • February 25, 2015

    NACC wants impeachment of Abhisit, Suthep over 2010 crackdown

    The April-May crackdown on protesters left more than 90 people dead, mostly red-shirt members of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, but also ordinary citizens. Vicha Mahakhun, spokesman for the NACC, said yesterday that Abhisit and Suthep did not review or adjust the tactics used by military...

    Politics
  • February 25, 2015

    Abhisit ready to prove innocence in NACC impeachment bid

    ... a dereliction of duty if the government had done nothing '' he said. The crackdown on April 10 and May 19 left more than 90 people dead, mostly red-shirt members of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, but also ordinary citizens. The NACC believed there were grounds to impeach Abhisit and...

    Politics
  • February 25, 2015

    Abhisit ready to prove innocence in NACC impeachment bid

    Abhisit said he was confident and ready to prove his innocence and explained that the situation he was in was not easy to handle. He insisted that he had adjusted strategies to avoid casualties but it was not easy because armed men were mingling among the protesters. Vicha Mahakhun, spokesman for...

    Breakingnews
  • February 24, 2015

    Mega-projects for the rich won't bridge national rift

    ... it improved the lot of some coal miner in Appalachia It is this sort of thinking that spawned the rise of the Shinawatras and, ultimately, the red-shirt movement. All of it could have been reversed had the current crop of coup-makers corrected the electoral process in Thailand so that anyone could aspire...

    Opinion