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  • July 23, 2014

    Man charged after admitting he delivered grenades to attack protesters

    ... rallying to try to block advance election voting. Thawatchai was released on Bt100,000 bail. Separately, the Criminal Court yesterday gave red-shirt leaders Nuttawut Saikuar and Jatuporn Promphan suspended jail terms and slapped each with a Bt40,000 fine for allegedly eavesdropping and revealing the...

  • July 23, 2014

    Reconciliation events kick off

    ... off nationwide yesterday in a bid to promote greater national unity and reconciliation. The junta invited opposing political groups including red-shirt leaders to participate in the event, called "The Reconciliation Festival to Return Happiness to the People". It will run through till Sunday. ...

  • July 21, 2014

    Prominent Thaksin backers told not to attend his party

    Thaksin's younger sisters Yaowapa Wongsawat, and Yingluck are expected to attend the party, along with Khunying Potjaman Na Pombejra, his ex-wife. Yingluck's chance of attending the event got a boost when she got a green light from the junta to leave the country. The National Anti-Corruption...

  • July 21, 2014

    Attempt to kill former red shirt leader linked to 'personal dispute'

    Niyom Luangcharoen, "DJ Lae", former leader of Rak Chiang Mai 51, is under heavy security at Chiang Mai Hospital after an unknown number of gunmen fired about 30 bullets at him at around 7.30pm that day. He is in stable condition after being hit by two bullets: one in his right wrist and another...

  • July 20, 2014

    Thaksin tells Pheu Thai, red-shirt leaders not to join birthday party

    Thaksin said he wants only his family members and close friends to see him because he does not want to anger the junta. The Nation

  • July 19, 2014

    Ex-ministers and senators disclose assets and debts

    ..., but that was a Bt163 million decrease from when he took office on June 30 last year. Former deputy interior minister Pracha Prasopdee, a red shirt leader, reported Bt211 million, a Bt28 million decrease from when he took office. Former interior minister Charupong Ruangsuwan reported Bt15 million...

  • July 15, 2014

    Dissension is totally normal in a democracy that is alive

    ... and activists, including former Pheu Thai Party leader Charupong Ruangsuwan, Pheu Thai member Sunai Julpongsathorn, as well as members of the red-shirt movement, such as Jakrapob Penkair, Chatwadee Amornpat, Ekkapob Luara and Attachai Anuntamek. The most recent case was that of academic Pavin Chachavalpongpun...

  • July 12, 2014

    Pavin's passport revoked

    ... was in line with the law. The cancellation of Pavin's travel document was done on Wednesday. Pavin is known for his strong support of the red-shirt movement and former premier Thaksin Shinawatra. He strongly opposes Thailand's lese majeste laws. He has been based in Singapore and is now believed to...

  • July 11, 2014

    Prayuth calls on people to stop quarrelling

    "If this cannot be done, there will be no going forward, even when reconciliatory songs are played every day. If you don't open yourselves up, nothing can be fixed. How can everyone live together from now on " he said during his weekly TV programme aired Friday night. The Nation

  • July 10, 2014


    ... Party during his recent talk at Chulalongkorn University, and he had never said that motorcycle-taxi drivers were paid by the party during the 2010 red-shirt protests. We regret the inaccuracy and apologise to all affected parties.