Human Rights: Forbes says TIP (Slave Labor) report another “Black Eye” for Thailand

Thailand just got “Slammed for Human Trafficking” in U.S. State Dept. Report, says Forbes. And Forbes says Thailand is bracing for the repercussion. On repercussion, the Thai junta is counting on Thailand not having to face sanctions. The junta spokesman, before the report came out, said the junta does not expect, if Thailand was downgraded,…

Investments: Stock & Coup? Despite Mark Mobius & Morgan Stanley “Bullishness” many not convinced

When the emerging market guru, Mark Mobius speak, people usually listen. When Morgan Stanley, with the globe biggest investment fund under management speaks, people usually listen. And when it comes to the Thai stock market, both, Mark Mobius and Morgan Stanley are bullish, making statements that basically, says, the Thai coup gives hope for a…

History: Tracing Thailand’s current explosive political situation; now back to origin

Introduction: The Thai political mess has heated to the boiling point again, with Abhisit‘s Dems leading about 15,000 to 25,000 protesters at the Democracy Moniment, where years earlier, Abhisit’s dems went killing many protesters there. Abhisit’s Dems of course, serves the anti Democracy Thai elite establishment. The Abhisit’s Dems gathering at the Democracy Monument, in…

The Future: 2) The New York Times & Asian Correspondent latest look at topple Yingluck protests

As Thai Intel have said it before, the Amnesty Bill, is just a tool by the Abhisit Dems to topple Yingluck. The following is from the New York Times: With thousands of antigovernment protesters in the streets of Bangkok on Monday, Thailand’s opposition announced a campaign of civil disobedience, including a three-day general strike later…

The Future: 1) Yingluck’s bold goals to bring Democracy & Reconciliation to Thailand worth supporting

By Terence Chulavachana Many local and global press talks about how Yingluck, with little experience in politics, was able to swept the last general election, by a land-slide, saying she bought votes with populous policy. Other, with cutting-edge analytical skill, said however, Yingluck is a sharp and cunning political operative, with her three main campaign…

Amnesty & Reconciliation: The Shinawatra Family caught between The Red Shirts and Abhisit?

The attorney general Monday decided to have former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban charged in court for their role in the fatal crackdowns on red-shirt protesters in 2010. The two will be charged for causing others to commit murders with foreseeable results by having the Centre for the Resolution…

Reconciliation: Thaksin says “I will stop, if my opponents stop”

By Terence Chulavachana “Hate Thaksin” has for years, of course, become the “Rallying Call” by the Thai elite establishment, to galvanizing its strength, in going to war for their anti democracy Thailand agenda. There is little use, in exploring the truth as to why that use of the Thaksin issue, is un-just and unfortunate, but…

Double Standard: A Typical Day at The Constitutional Court! Delay case on Abhisit & accepts cases against Yingluck

By Terence Chulavachana It was another typical day at the elite establishment serving, Thai Constitutional Court, with a case on Abhisit postponed and two cases on Yingluck accepted. The Thai Constitutional Court, by its own admission, is struggling to gain credibility with the Thai people, setting a road map, of getting about 60% acceptance by…

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…