Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

Thailand cancels emergency decree in bid to calm protests

Thailand’s government on Thursday cancelled a state of emergency it had declared last week for Bangkok in a gesture offered by the embattled prime minister to cool massive student-led protests seeking democracy reforms. The decree had banned public gatherings of more than four people and allowed censorship of the media, among other provisions. It was […]

Thailand: At least 17 dead as train collides with bus near Bangkok

At least 17 people died early Sunday when a train collided with a bus in central Thailand, officials said. The tour bus was traveling with 65 passengers on board when it crossed the railway track during rain in Chachoengsao, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Bangkok, where a train smashed into the vehicle. Prathueng Yookassem, […]

American Facing Two Years in Thailand Prison over Bad Reviews of Hotel

    An American has been sued by an island resort in Thailand over a negative TripAdvisor review, authorities said Saturday, and could face up to two years in prison if found guilty. Domestic tourism is still happening in Thailand, where coronavirus numbers are relatively low, with locals and expats heading to near-empty resorts – […]

Thailand: A Good Country for Old White Men

By PETER CLARK via Truthseeker Some of the attractions of life in Thailand. White males may escape persecution and insanity in the West and spend their remaining years in a humane environment, says  Peter Clark. After 15 years, he is still congratulating himself on his move.  Bangkok – If you remember what life in America was […]

Thailand-A Good Country for Old White Men

  March 9, 2018 by Peter Clark  for Along with a wide range of services like restaurant delivery and maid service, Uber has not only eliminated my need to own a car, but Uber delivers meals, too. The best hamburgers I’ve ever eaten, are delivered from a local restaurant by Uber in Bangkok. As for […]

US Color Revolution Begins In Thailand As Proxy War With China Continues

By Tony Cartalucci The tentative first beginnings of a long-awaited US-backed color revolution has begun in Thailand, with a small protest of under 100 protesters in the downtown district of Thailand’s capital Bangkok. Image: Media outnumbers “protesters” in downtown Bangkok nearby the scene of previous protests in which similar US-backed mobs fought gun […]

2 Israeli Jews arrested in Thailand, charged with murder for hire

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‘Travelling butts’ tourists arrested in Thailand for stripping in front of religious temple

     Two US tourists were detained at an airport in Thailand on November 28 for having taken a photo exposing their buttocks in front of one of Bangkok’s most famous Buddhist temples. The pair, who were on their way out of the country, were identified as Joseph and Travis Dasilva, both 38 years old. The […]

Pivot to, or Brawl in Asia? West Already Targeting Thailand’s New King

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Fact Check: Updating Cold War Myths About Thailand

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THAILAND: ‘Land of Smiles’ – an Outsider’s Inside View

The new Bangkok skyline. (Photo: Andre Vltchek) Andre VltchekNew Eastern Outlook It is hard to calculate the cost of the stubborn refusal of the Thai population to learn foreign languages. Some daring estimates, however, calculate that the losses could be in tens of billions of dollars, annually. And the situation is not getting any better. […]

Will Brexit Really Impact on Thailand?

If you are willing to risk your state pension, you may be willing to relocate to Thailand in the post-Brexit climate. After all, a Thai official has recently offered British workers the chance to retire to the North of the country and invest in a £60,000, 20-year residency permit. While this […]

Thailand: US-Backed “Activists” Freely Allowed to Complain About “No Freedom”

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Taiwan and Thailand team up on innovation application

nsnbc : Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute and Thailand’s National Science and Technology Development put pen to paper and inked a Memorandum of Understanding […]

US-Backed Regime Change in Thailand: When Warning Bells Should Go Off

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Heavy rainfall floods parts of Bangkok, Thailand; more expected

     It’s early in the rainy season, but Bangkok commuters are already fighting through flooded areas of the city and more rain is on the way. Bangkok commuters were confronted Tuesday morning and again Wednesday with flooded streets and traffic congestion across the city following hours of torrential rain overnight. Several major streets were under […]

Thailand To Press Charges Against Facebook If ‘Illicit’ Video of King Not Taken Down

Although Facebook has already complied with the Thai government’s request and restricted access to 178 of the 309 pages with the “illicit” video, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) claims that there are still 131 pages available. The company has been given a deadline of 10am local time next Tuesday morning to remove the […]

Over 50 wounded in double bombing outside supermarket in Thailand

The first explosive device reportedly went off near the entrance of the two-story Big-C supermarket, and the second exploded inside a car in the parking lot, Kyodo reports. “The first bomb was small and no one was hurt, but the second bomb was huge. I don’t know yet whether it’s a car bomb or not,” […]

Fake News: Asia’s “Autocrats” Vs Asia’s Autocrats. Thailand Myanmar

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Thailand’s PM Prayuth Chan-o-cha to visit U.S. President Donald Trump

nsnbc : Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha accepted an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump said Chan-o-cha’s spokesman on Monday. (archives) The invitation was […]

Coronation of Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn Likely by the End of 2017

nsnbc : The coronation of Thailand’s new King Vajiralongkorn is likely to take place at the end of the year said Thailand’s Deputy Prime […]

Spanish man sentenced to death in Thailand for gruesome murder

On Friday, Thailand’s Criminal Court convicted Artur Segarra, 38, of kidnapping, torture, premeditated murder, and concealing the body of David Bernat, 40 (41, according to some media reports). Segarra was also found guilty of theft. Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years, more lethal injections to come before drug expires According to prosecutors, Segarra forcibly […]

No Longer a Conspiracy Theory: CIA Director Admits Plans of Aerosol Spraying for Geoengineering

Last week, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John O. Brennan addressed instability and transnational threats to global security at a meeting with the Council on Foreign Relations. by Matt Agorist During his long-winded talk of threats to US interests and how the largely CIA-created ISIL threat is impacting the world, Brennan brought up […]

Russia and USA Closer to Cooperation on Syria After Kerry Visited Moscow

nsnbc : Talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin have broken the ice the political stalemate and laid the foundation for a better understanding and closer cooperation. Major differences do, however, remain. Photo courtesy of TASS, Mikhail Metzel Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on the meeting between Kerry and […]

Obama goes on tirade against Trump over ‘dangerous’ Muslim ban, ‘radical Islam’

President Barack Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who’s un-American. Obama’s extraordinary denunciation of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was about far more than a personal intervention on behalf of Hillary Clinton in the ugly general election campaign. The commander in chief’s […]

Al-Sisi to Mediate Between Palestinian Factions

nsnbc : Egyptian intelligence and Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi will attempt to mediate the dialog between Palestinian factions, including Al-Fatah, PFLP, DFLP the PPRM as well as Hamas. Abbas reiterates that he would accept NATO troops in the West Bank and along the Jordanian border as part of a peace agreement. Egypt announced its willingness […]

Syrians welcome the presence of Russia

     Far from seeing Russian soldiers as occupiers, the Syrian people see them as saviours and welcome their presence. It was a hard and breathtaking moment for the people of Syria when US President Obama announced in August 2013 that the US was preparing a military strike against Syria. It seemed that the US was […]

MH17 criminal probe at ‘advanced stage’ as relatives press Malaysia Airlines with lawsuit

Official letter on MH17 investigation by top Russian aviation official Oleg Storchevoy The investigation is at a “very advanced stage,” the international Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tasked with establishing the circumstances surrounding the July 2014 tragedy and finding those responsible said in a statement.  However, the team noted that it findings would be included in […]

Landslide in Kyrgyzstan caught on camera

     Two landslides occurred on April 27, 2016 at the Uch-Chat Pasture located nearby the village of Almaluu-Bulak in Jalal-Abad region. The first landslide came down at about 5.40 pm local time, amounting to at least 100 thousand cubic meters. It vanished a summer house built on the pasture. The second landslide came down at […]

Security beefed up in downtown Cairo ahead of Journalist Syndicate meeting

TCP : Security forces have reinforced their presence in the vicinity of the Journalists Syndicate Wednesday ahead of an “urgent” general assembly meeting over the Sunday storming of the syndicate building by police to arrest two journalists, Youm7 reported. Journalists protesting against the storming of the Journalists Syndicate (May 2) Photo by Kareem, Abdul Kareem/Youm7 […]

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