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Leader of the red shirt movement shot outside his office

Leader of the red shirt movement shot outside his office

The Prominent leader of Thailand’s pro-government “red shirt” movement, was shot this morning outside his office in Udon Thani and is in intensive care at a local hospital. Mr Kwanchai…

Post from the PDRC Facebook page regarding the ‘State of Emergency’

Post from the PDRC Facebook page regarding the ‘State of Emergency’

Here are some excerpts from an unofficial translation of the Emergency Decree. Do you think the anti-government protests amount to an “Emergency situation” as defined in Article 4? As PDRC…

State of emergency declared in Thailand

State of emergency declared in Thailand

The Thai government has imposed a 60-day state of emergency in Bangkok and surrounding provinces from January 22 to help contain a protest movement that has blockaded parts of the…

Thai authorities seriously consider a state of emergency

Thai authorities seriously consider a state of emergency

Thai authorities are “very seriously” considering a state of emergency after a weekend of violence in the capital where protesters have been trying for more than two months to bring…

Violinist Vanessa Mae is set to ski for Thailand at the Winter Olympics in Russia next month

Violinist Vanessa Mae is set to ski for Thailand at the Winter Olympics in Russia next month

Violinist Vanessa Mae is set to ski for Thailand at the Winter Olympics in Russia next month, the Thai team says. The 35-year-old former child prodigy, whose father is Thai,…

Thailand continues to operate tourist assistance measures in Bangkok

Thailand continues to operate tourist assistance measures in Bangkok

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced that all tourist assistance measures are still in place in Bangkok as the anti-government demonstrators’ occupation of the central downtown areas is…

Canadian man paralyzed in Chiang Mai comes back for shooter’s trial

Canadian man paralyzed in Chiang Mai comes back for shooter’s trial

A Vancouver man is flying back to Thailand, where he was shot and paralyzed, to fight for justice. Thirty five-year-old Nic Brown, a freelance writer and English teacher, was in…

Bangkok bomb attack after Suthep asks supporters to close down government offices in the south

Bangkok bomb attack after Suthep asks supporters to close down government offices in the south

As supporters of the People’s Committee for Absolute Democracy were marching yesterday on the Banthai Thong Road near the financial district in Bangkok a blast went off that is thought…

Protests in Bangkok turn nasty, Bantadthong Bomb attack victims rise to 31

Protests in Bangkok turn nasty, Bantadthong Bomb attack victims rise to 31

(Thai PBS English News, 17 Jan. 2014) The bomb attack on anti-government protesters today near Bantadthong intersection left 31 injured. Of the injured, 12 are at Ramathibodi, 8 at Hua…

Over 2kg of methamphetamine worth over7 million baht seized at Don Muang

Over 2kg of methamphetamine worth over7 million baht seized at Don Muang

Customs officials in Bangkok’s Don Muang airport arrested a woman yesterday who was carrying more than 2 kg methamphetamine worth over 7 million from China to Thailand. The arrest was…