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Dive Boat “Aladdin” Sinks off Similan Islands Thailand – Dramatic Video Footage

  PHUKET –  Thirteen terrified passengers were forced to hurl themselves into the sea as their tourist boat sank within minutes off the coast of the Similan Islands Thailand. It took only minutes for the dive boat, named Aladdin, to sink as the passengers screamed for their lives. Some of the 13 holiday makers were […]

January 31st, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

People Demonstrated in Bangkok for “Respect my Vote”

  BANGKOK – Hundres of people demonstrated in Bangkok for  “Respect my Vote” in support of Sunday’s general election at several spots in Bangkok on Thursday, while also calling for the People’s Democratic Reform Committee to respect the rights of others. Those who are angry against corruption should support and participate in the February 2 […]

January 31st, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Man Accused Of Stealing Paralympics Athletes Underpants

  BANGKOK – A group of Paralympics male athletes have captured a man who is accused of repeatedly stealing their underpants. According to Mr. Akkrachai Pimthong, 40, a Thai Paralympian Archery, many underpants of his and his friends′ had been stolen for a period of time from their athlete residence near Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok′s […]

January 30th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thai Red Shirt Leader says ”It’s Time to Get Rid of the Elite”

KHON KAEN – As election day approaches in Thailand, supporters of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra vow to take to the barricades in her defence. Clad in a red beret, combat jacket and sunglasses, Ko Tee looks like a cliché of a 1970’s revolutionary as he gathers with the angry activists under his command. But along […]

January 30th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Election to go ahead Sunday, Anti-Government Protesters Vow to Blockade Polls

  BANGKOK – When Yingluck Shinawatra inherited her older brother’s job as prime minister of Thailand just over two years ago, many thought she was just his puppet. Indeed, few thought she would be up to the job of governing Thailand’s notoriously divided country with its recurring, bloody bouts of mass unrest. But this week, […]

January 30th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

So What is Really Happening Now in Bangkok?

  BANGKOK – Thaksin Shinawatra, the former Thai Prime Minister, a business tycoon of Chinese origin, committed the most unforgivable crime in the eyes of the Thai elites: Some years back he actually attempted to convert Thailand from a backward feudal nation, into some sort of a modern capitalist state. Which, under the circumstances, was […]

January 29th, 2014 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thailand’s Northern Red Shirts ”Ready to Resist” Army Coup

  CHIANG MAI – The embattled Thai government’s hardline “red-shirt” supporters in the country’s north say they are ready to resist any attempt by the military to stage a coup. Some supporters say they also expect popularly elected Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to retreat to Chiang Mai and set up government there if the army […]

January 29th, 2014 | Posted in Northen Thailand | Read More »

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