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…

Education: Ever wonder why Abhisit is the way he is? New Statesman looks at his school, Eton

Abhisit‘s origins lie in a Thai-Chinese family which has cultivated close ties to Thailand’s ruling elite for generations. Abhisit, known as Mark to his British friends, was educated at Eton then Oxford, where he won a first in PPE later returning to take a master’s degree in economics. This exotic background set him apart in…

Diplomacy: Obama “Into the Heart” of mainland Southeast Asia where China influence is strong (Up-Dated)

By Ranger, Thai Intel’s political analyst Latest, is that Obama is planning a visit to the heart of mainland Southeast Asia. USA President, Obama, fresh after his election win, is planning to visit Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar-all important countries that have a long tradition of leaning towards China. In fact is, for Thailand, as an…

Thai Culture: 1960s era “Peace Sign” popular now in conflict filled mainstream culture

By Tammy, Thai Intel’s humanity journalist It does not take a very observing person walking the street of Thailand or watching TV, to noticed that the USA‘s 1960s era “Peace Sign” is fast exploding into the Thai mainstream culture. And it is not only just the “Peace Sign” but design and color of the USA’s…