Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva withdrew the tough new Internal Security Act which was to be placed on Bangkok after “Red Shirt” protestors cancelled their scheduled mass rally.
PATTAYA, Nov 27 (TNA) - The issue of the Thai engineer detained in Cambodia and the temporary closure of Koh Kong waters may be discussed at the Thai-Cambodian General Border Committee (GBC) meeting opening Friday, according to Thai defence ministry spokesman Col Thanathip Sawangsaeng.
BANGKOK, Nov 25 (TNA) – Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) board will investigate an arm of Britain’s The Times of London as a special case due to its exclusive interview with ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and deemed as offensive to the monarch, Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban said.
BANGKOK, Nov 24 (TNA) Thailand‘s Cabinet on Tuesday resolved to invoke the country’s Internal Security Act (ISA) from this Saturday through mid-December to maintain law and order during the upcoming major protest of the anti-government United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD).
BANGKOK, Nov 24 (TNA) – Former Bangkok Bank of Commerce (BBC) adviser Rakesh Saxena plead innocent in his testimony to the court Tuesday morning in response to being accused of conspiring with accomplices to approve an improper Bt1.6 billion loan to City Trading Corp in 1995.
BANGKOK, Oct 22 (TNA) - Thailand‘s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Thursday said Thailand would seek to extradite ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra from Cambodia if he stays there following the invitation of Prime Minister Hun Sen to host the former Thai leader in his country.
BANGKOK, Nov 19 (TNA) -Thailand‘s anti-government ‘Red Shirt‘ United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) on Thursday announced that the movement will rally to oust the Abhisit Vejjajiva government beginning Saturday November 28 and will prolong its protest for another five days, expecting that over million Red Shirt supporters to turn up at the rally site.
The Thai PM has urged his Cambodian counterpart to heed international law in dealing with the case of detained Thai engineer Mr. Chothipong.
Deputy Thai Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Monday informed international airline companies that ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra will immediately be arrested if caught flying over Thai airspace.
BANGKOK, Nov 16 (TNA) - Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva urged his Cambodian counterpart Prime Minister Hun Sen to apply international practice in dealing with the Thai engineer who was detained in Phnom Penh on charges of spying, but has so far brushed aside an offer by convicted ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra to help release the engineer.
A conference at city hall on Wednesday announced the expected release of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Public Services of Chon-Buri and the various hospitals in the area.
BANGKOK, Nov 12 (TNA) – Businesspersons who have invested in Cambodia are expressing hope that the rift between Thailand and Cambodia will not lead to the border closure and expect the tensions can eventually be resolved peacefully.
BANGKOK, Nov 11 (TNA) - Cambodia has rejected Thailand‘s request to extradite convicted former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, Thai Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Wimol Kidchob said on Wednesday.
BANGKOK, Nov 11 (TNA) - Thai army chief Gen Anupong Paochinda affirmed on Wednesday that there has been no military movement along the Thai-Cambodian border by either side, but that in military terms the situation is not worrisome.
BANGKOK, Nov 9 (TNA) – Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has prepared documents requesting the extradition of convicted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra from Cambodia as a contingency if he visits the neighbouring country’s capital Phnom Penh this week as reported, according to Vice Foreign Minister Panich Vikitsreth.
TOKYO, Nov 7 (TNA) -- Reiterating that the Thai government’s decision to downgrade diplomatic relations with its neighbour Cambodia is not considered severe, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said here Saturday that convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra should first take Thailand’s interests into consideration rather than that of another country.
ARANYAPRATHET, Nov 7 (TNA) -- Most Cambodian traders are now accepting cash only from their Thai counterparts as they closely monitor tensions between the two neighbouring countries after ambassadors have been recalled following the appointment of convicted former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as economic adviser by the Cambodian government.
Thai Transport Minister Sophon Saram announced yesterday that he would hold the Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva personally responsible if previously sacked State Railway of Thailand (SRT) workers were to be re-instated.
BANGKOK, Oct 27 (TNA) - Key leaders of Thailand‘s anti-government ‘Red Shirt‘ United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) on Tuesday announced that the group will mount non-stop protest until the Abhisit government dissolves the House of Representatives and call for a general election.
BANGKOK, Oct 21 (TNA) - Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyuth, a key member of Thailand’s opposition Puea Thai Party, on Wednesday said Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen advised that the two neighbouring countries should withdraw their troops from the disputed area to avoid confrontation and find a joint solution through border talks.