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  • September 4, 2015

    Don't judge charter based on just a few provisions: PM

    ... NRC rejects the charter, the junta would select a new |committee that would have 180 days to write a new charter. In a related development, the red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) sent representatives to seek approval from the NCPO to hold a press conference to express its views...

  • September 3, 2015

    The well-cut edge in Thai fashion

    ... include acrylic wool and cotton polyester, feathers on silk and leather with fur, and Greyhound's classic blacks and whites are accented with red, pink, green and blue. Asava's autumn-winter line, "The Galaxy of Stars Manhattan, New York City" is utterly magical, evoking a night sky glowing with stars...

  • September 3, 2015

    Last-ditch bid within NRC to derail charter draft

    ... could bring about negative repercussions for the country. He said the country's two major political parties - Pheu Thai and the Democrats - the red shirts, academics and members of the media had all rejected the charter draft. "This draft has been given all sorts of bad names, unbecoming to be the country...

  • September 3, 2015

    Everybody can express views on charter draft: Wissanu

    ... People's Democratic Reform Foundation (PDRF), being allowed to hold a press conference on Tuesday to voice support for the draft charter. The red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) called on the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to also be allowed to make their stance...

  • September 3, 2015

    Drowned toddler sparks fresh horror over Europe migrant crisis

    ... put a human face on the dangers faced by tens of thousands of desperate people who risk life and limb to seek a new life in Europe. Wearing a red T-shirt and blue shorts, the child -- identified as three-year-old Aylan Kurdi -- is believed to be one of least 12 Syrians who died when their boats sank trying...

  • September 2, 2015

    Prem advises against populist policies

    "Populism stops people from thinking. They simply start waiting for benefits," Prem said in a speech at the 60th anniversary celebration of the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA). The statesman also expressed concerns over corruption, saying people had started accepting it due...

  • September 1, 2015

    Sea-gypsy cemeteries in Koh Lanta found to be encroached

    Committee chairman General Surin Pikulthong, who led the visit Tuesday, said the land dispute stemmed from cemeteries having unclear boundaries and some investors intruding into the cemeteries by five to 10 metres. So far, the district's land officials and related agencies have inspected, done a...

  • August 31, 2015

    Draft seen as a flawed compromise: expert

    ... among drafters to maintain stable political order in the country. This process, however, has put some stakeholders out of the loop, notably the red-shirt group. Speaking about the content of the constitution, Glaser highlighted the lack of an efficient centre of legitimate power as the main weakness of...

  • August 28, 2015

    True people power, not new charters, is key to reconciliation

    ..., the 2007 charter and then the 2015 charter draft were the results of this concept. He said he would like to talk to the military, the yellow shirts, the red shirts or politicians to discuss solutions to the country's political crises. "I want to encourage them to find solutions with an open mind. But I know...

  • August 26, 2015

    Lessons we should learn from the Erawan Shrine bombing

    ... baseless accusations on who might be behind the bombing based on political predisposition. Fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra and his red shirts, Suthep Thaugsuban and his multi-coloured shirts, junta leader-cum-premier General Prayut Chan-o-cha and his men, and even the CIA have been readily accused...