Fifteen months on, life under the Thai junta has changed quite a bit from the life we were accustomed to before the fateful coup on May 22, 2014. In some […]
Suthep Thaugsuban, leader of the Thailand’s anti-government protest movement and secretary to the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), caused quite a stir when he declared on April 5 his plan […]
A round-up of events in the Thai crisis during 3-14 May 2010, starting with the government’s offer of Nov. 14 election and reconciliation and ending with the start of the crackdown of the Red Shirt protesters on May 14. From a somewhat promising possibility of a peaceful deal, the negotiations between the Red Shirts and the Thai government would struggle and be finally derailed, while the position on both sides hardened. Thailand ended up in another bloodbath.
ความคลั่งชาติและความกลัว Not so many days ago I saw on Facebook a comment by a Yellow-Shirt supporter that staggered me, though it didn’t quite knock me off my chair. It went […]
สามัคคี กับ ความเกลียดชัง: กรณีประหลาดของหมอเจคเกิลกับมิสเตอร์ไฮด์ในประเทศไทย Disdain. Disgust. Vitriol. Violence. Hatred. Suspicion. Ill Will. Paranoia. These are what fill the air and are spreading like viruses in Thailand at the moment. No […]
A collection of words and phrases commonly used in Thai colored politics in early 2010