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  • September 19, 2014

    Police urged to be fair with 'men in black'

    ... wears. The UDD co-leader also called on police to ensure that suspects are not forced to confess and asked that all cases related to the 2010 red-shirt protests be forwarded to the Department of Special Investigation (DSI). However, he said, he does not know who these "men in black" are and that they should...

    Politics
  • September 18, 2014

    Want to know what's really going on Try Stephff

    ... Stephff continues to deliver messages with penetrating impact. Monday's cartoon refers to the mysterious "men in black" who appeared among the red shirts in the 2010 political riots. These men had war-grade weapons and shot at the people opposite and at the Army. People were killed, yet there followed a strange...

    Opinion
  • September 18, 2014

    Prayuth rules out forming a political party

    ... problems and demands of the people. Asked if he dared to go to the Northeastern region which is the stronghold of Pheu Thai Party and the red shirts, Prayuth said: "As long as it is Thailand, I will go. Wherever it is, North, Northeast and South. I'm Thai and not the enemy of any Thai. Don't force me to take...

    Politics
  • September 18, 2014

    Lesson from America: When a 'JV' team turned into an NBA squad

    ... the Thai government but also that of our neighbour Malaysia. Immediately after the self-imposed exile in 2008 of our former prime minister, the red-shirt movement began mobilising in earnest. Red-shirt radio stations spewed a constant stream of hatred and distortions to villagers and locals who had no means to verify...

    Opinion
  • September 18, 2014

    Red-shirts demand fair prosecution for men in black

    The red-shirt leaders, who met the police chief, included Jatuporn Prommphan

    Breakingnews
  • September 17, 2014

    Prayers for the dead

    ... is a series of cultural shows that praise the distinctive ways of the Mon. Whether old or young, they dress in beautiful traditional attire - red sarongs and white shirts - and move towards the boat holding trays. These they raise above their foreheads as they pray for the departed pilgrims and themselves before...

    Travel
  • September 17, 2014

    NCPO strengthens its position with more top brass

    ... a spokesman for the Centre for Resolution of the Emergency Situation under the Abhisit Vejjajiva government and was responsible for handling the red-shirt protests in 2010. Meanwhile, the Interior Ministry has proposed a reshuffle of senior officials, which would see the holders of several key positions...

    Politics
  • September 17, 2014

    Thaksin exclusion 'not intentional'

    ... from public memory. It will not succeed," he said. "They can do whatever they want. It's not going to matter." Weng Tojirakarn, a former red-shirt leader, said he condemned such actions and called for the organisations responsible to revise their decision on the matter. "This shows their disregard...

    National
  • September 16, 2014

    Investigation report on 'men in black' goes to prosecutors

    ... carrying these weapons in public places without any reason. These charges have been pressed in connection with the killing of several soldiers and red-shirt protesters during a clash at Khok Wua intersection in Bangkok on April 10, 2010. The suspects include Kittisak "Uan" Sumsri, 45; Preecha "Kai Tia"...

    Politics
  • September 15, 2014

    Tarit is a sad reflection of Thai bureaucracy

    ... tell-tale statement, whether one feels for the guy or not. Many think he's getting what he justly deserves. Tarit pulled no punches against the red shirts when the Democrats were in power, spearheading the crackdown on "terrorists". There were videos of him denouncing the red shirts' activities. His agency...

    Opinion