Yingluck Focus: 3) Foremost Thai expert, Pavin, on Yingluck in Japan “Charm & Open Talk”

By Ranger, Thai Intel’s political journalist Just for those that do not know, Pavin, the author of the following article, is considered the foremost expert on Thai politics globally. His work has appeared at most of the global’s best and most credible units. We are not talking about some trashy units like the Diplomat or…

Thai Culture: 1) Sensitivity? A Royalism Award Event, to be held, on 3rd anniversary of death & dying for Democracy

By Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist Exiled from Thailand for lese majeste accusations that has since been cleared by prosecutors, Chakraphop Penklah, questions why a major Thai artist award show, Nagaraj, had to be decided to be held next Sunday, when the Red Shirts will hold the 3rd year anniversary of the crack-down that killed…

Coup Focus: 1) German researcher found Thailand at “High Risk” of more coups

By Ranger, Thai Intel political journalist With the middle class of Bangkok, including most press, welcoming the 2006 coup, and as recent as 2012, a protest by the far extreme right wing, calling for a coup to freeze Thailand, getting about 10K to 20K protesters,  a question many ask is if more coup can occur…

Journalism: 1) Symbolic protest for freedom of expression at Thailand’s National Book Week

By Pooky, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist At Thailand’s National Book Week, a group of protesters, protested for freedom of expression in Thailand, where days earlier, a Thai princess opened the convention. The protesters, about 10 to 15 of them, were wearing Somyot mask. Somyot is a magazine editor, in jail for offending the Thai Monarchy, or…

Human Rights: 5) After AI reform, Somyot gets prisoner of conscious status & still FCCT shuns Somyot

By Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist During the depth of Thailand’s usage of lese majeste, during the Abhisit government, Amnesty International decided on a policy of quote  “Engagement and working with the system.” That working with the system, took Amnesty International to the point of issuing statement that this and that victim of lese majeste, was quote: “Almost a prisoner of conscious.” The engagement policy…

Human Rights: 2) For Somyot, Zen journalist declare war on Thailand’s foreign journalist club

Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist Zen journalist, is the author of Thai Story, and the former Reuters Asia Risk Desk Head. Currently, I am not all sure, but news is that Zen Journalist has a thriving consultancy firm, with a growing track record of advising some of the globe’s top conglomerate, on their move in…

Human Rights: 1) Somyot’s Lese Majeste Case: Freedom House condemns; EU criticize; Silence from Hillary

  By Ranger, Thai Intel’s political journalist As America’s Freedom House condemns the Somyot case as quote: “Undermines Thailand‘s self-professed commitment to democracy,” and European Union also criticize the Somyot case, as, quote: “Seriously undermines the right to freedom of expression….Affects Thailand’s image as a free and democratic society,” there is nothing but silence from…

Freedom: Soap Drama or no Soap Drama, Thai Telecom Regulator “Creeps In” with Media Control

Thailand‘s telecom and media regulation unit is using the current controversial issue surrounding the termination of a TV Channel 3 soap, to get more involve in how Thai media function. Local Thai press reports the Thai telecom regulator is to ask Thai TV Channel 3 to explain why a controversial soap program was terminated, before…

Competitiveness: Thailand push for entrepreneurs in Space Technology with target of ASEAN center

By Pooky, Thai Intel’s economics journalist Just very briefly, however, local press reports that Thailand‘s Science Ministry, has just set up a “Space Technology Development Center” at Thailand’s Geo-Informatics Department with the goals of spurring entrepreneurs in the field and to also push ASEAN to establish a Geo-Informatics Center. “We are looking for entrepreneurs and…