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  • November 22, 2015

    From paper to pan

    ... than 6,000 followers. The Thailand Post has also launched a sheet of stamps to commemorate his centenary while local brand AIIZ is producing T-shirts printed with the "Sooklek" characters with part of the proceeds going to the foundation. "We're planning to turn Sooklek into a Line sticker too,"...

  • November 19, 2015

    Yingluck changes strategies with the political seasons

    ... coup was staged. What Yingluck's camp can do is to claim that the rice-pledging scheme was implemented to help poor farmers. A case in point is red-shirt leader Nattawut Saikua's call for the people to write essays entitled "The day that there is no rice-pledging scheme". Last but not least is Yingluck...

  • November 19, 2015

    Jovial PM brings colour and 'pracha rat' to the Northeast

    ... and OTOP products. Prayut brought "colour" to the event with his jokes, criticism and suggestions. The PM also sought a meeting with a red-shirt leader in the province who said they were willing to work with the government, Prayut took to the stage to deliver his address, pleading for understanding...

  • November 17, 2015

    Prayut needs to win the hearts of more red shirts

    ... in the lower Northeast, he also saw signs of possible reconciliation emerging. While in Ubon Ratchathani's Don Mod Daeng district, Prayut met a red-shirt leader who promised to work with the government to restore peace and help push the country forward. Jamroonsak Jantaramai, who is affiliated with...

  • November 17, 2015

    'Suu Kyi can't control Rakhine'

    .... He claimed that amending the constitution would create serious conflict. "We could end up with a conflict similar to the clash between the yellow shirts and red shirts in Thailand," he said. But it's obvious that the Myanmar people have made their choice. Even the holy monks who would normally hold sway over...

  • November 14, 2015

    Disharmony is Thaksin's legacy

    ... uneducated, influential or not influential, or whether you were a Thai or a foreigner. The concept of an elite class (ammat) was introduced by the red shirts. They deliberately set out to divide our society, create hatred and separate the rural Thais from the urban Thais. As an Interior Ministry official...

  • November 13, 2015

    Doubts raised over CDC's 'PM list' idea

    ... is thinking for the people, he said, insisting that Pheu Thai rooted for an elected PM who can be linked with the people. Nuttawut Saikuar, a red-shirt leader and Pheu Thai member, agreed, saying "The CDC should tell the truth that its ultimate goal is to pave the way for an outsider PM. I suspect that...

  • November 13, 2015

    Red-shirt leader offers to work with govt

    ...), made the vow while meeting PM Prayut Chan-o-cha during his official visit to the province yesterday. The man also said he was persuading other red-shirt leaders in many provinces to help the government in those areas. "The political conflict has not helped with the country's development. Even if there...

  • November 12, 2015

    Four red shirts sentenced over City Hall arson attack

    Adisai Vibulsek and Jirattragul Sumaha were sentenced to 13 years in prison each after court found them guilty of trespassing into a government office and violating the emergency decree. Suthut Singbuakhow was sentenced to three years in jail, while Udom Khummoon to three and a half years for trespassing...

  • November 11, 2015

    Four red-shirt people jailed for torching Khon Kaen provincial hall

    The court ruled that Adisai Wibulsek and Jirattrakul Sumaha had encroached on a government office and violated the emergency decreed. The court sentenced the two to 13-year imprisonment each. The court also found Suthat Singbuakhao and Udom Khammul guilty of encroaching on a government office. Suthat...