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Thai senate unanimously rejects amnesty bill

Thai senate unanimously rejects amnesty bill

On Monday night, in the midst of tens of thousands of anti-government protestors, Thailand’s senate unanimously rejected the controversial amnesty bill. All one hundred and forty one senators present voted…

All things Thaksin Thailand’s very own Big Brother drama

All things Thaksin Thailand’s very own Big Brother drama

Most people think of Thailand as the ‘Land of Smiles’, however these days the country is being thought of as the ‘Land of Thaksin Shinawatra’ the ousted ex prime minister.…

Breaking news – Government drops the Amnesty Bill

Breaking news – Government drops the Amnesty Bill

On November 7th the Thai lower house of the House of Representatives by a vote of 310 – 1 to withdraw the governments highly controversial amnesty bill. The vote was…

Fears for tourism as eight countries issue travel warnings to avoid demonstration sites

Fears for tourism as eight countries issue travel warnings to avoid demonstration sites

Surapong Tovichackchaikul, the Foreign Minister says that eight countries have issued travel warnings to their people, advising them to avoid all demonstration sites in Thailand. He said so far France,…

Over 300 Samui residents protesting the amnesty bill in front of the Samui District Office

Over 300 Samui residents protesting the amnesty bill in front of the Samui District Office

At 5pm on Sunday more than 300 Samui District residents gathered to oppose the amnesty bill in front of the Samui District Office. The group, led by Mr. Somsak Phet-awut,…

The Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand ask the US for help to stop the amnesty bill

The Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand ask the US for help to stop the amnesty bill

ACT (The Anti-Corruption Organisation of Thailand) has sent a letter to Thailand’s US ambassador warning the blanket amnesty bill breaches the UN’s anti-graft convention. Early on Friday morning the bill…