Coup Culture: No “Red Carpet” only “High Security” for Prayuth’s free to Thais guts & glory war movie

No “Red Carpet” only “High Security” for Prayuth’s free to Thais “Guts & Glory” war movie! Prayuth’s junta is offering all Thais to see a “Guts & Glory” movie about ancient Thai war. Thai junta free movie comes with strings attach, however, local news reports. The strings are one cannot leave the movie theater once…

Communications: Yingluck at 44% & Abhisit at 22%! Elite controlled Thai press & Thai social network irrelevant?

By Terence Chulavachana A recent Thai poll asked the Thais, if an election was held today, who will you vote for? About 44% of respondent said for Yingluck‘s Pheu Thai Party and the closest runner-up is Abhisit‘s Democrat Party at about 22%. When Thaksin said Thailand’s two Englich newspapers, meaning Bangkok Post and Nation were…

Journalism: 2) Rampant journalist censorship in prosecutor case on Prem linked golf course graft case

By Thai Journalism Watch Thailand‘s prosecutor, after years, finally bought charges against a high society golf club that has encroached on the national forest reserve. But most Thai press, little reported on the news. About four years ago, the Red Shirts went to the mountain forest reserve area and protested the golf course. That was…

Journalism: 1) Strong Issan Economy from Vote Buying? What Reuters will not tell you!

By Investigative Journalism into Controversial Thailand Introduction Continuing on the usual attack on Thaksin and Yingluck, Reuters reports with the headline “Thailand‘s boom: To the northeast, the spoils.” What Reuters means if of course, Thailand’s northest region, called, Issan Region, is Thaksin strong-hold, and thus Thaksin and Yingluck, went to focus on the regions development. What that implies, is…

Corruption Focus: 4) 2013 Global Corruption Barometer sees 18% Thais paid bribe & 14% went to judicacy (Up-Dated)

By Ranger, Thai Intel’s political journalist Corruption hurt business and all those involved in fighting corruption, should set a simple mandate, which is to fight corruption. The latest information on corruption have just been released by Transparency International, to whicj Thai Intel, quoted GJBKK. GJBKK, a famous expatriate in Thailand, who had suffered a major…