BANGKOK, June 29 -- Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Monday he was not surprised that the opposition Puea Thai Party had won a by-election over the weekend as northeasterners still love convicted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
BANGKOK, June 25 - Thailand's ruling Democrat Party has received documents relating to anti-government United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) members stating that the group will boost the level of violence in their future rallies and eventually bring back fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, a senior official said on Thursday.
In the evening of 23rd June 2009 thousands of red-shirt supporters attended a rally held by the Pattaya-Chonburi Democracy lovers association.
BANGKOK, June 5 Supporters of ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra or the so-called red shirt group launched the first edition of a tabloid newspaper tagged "The Red News" on Friday.
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's coalition government stands once again at the threshold of dissolution. Four potential projects look set to either consolidate or fragment his precarious coalition government: the rice subsidy programme, 3G telecom, the airport and now the controversial bus leasing project.
BANGKOK, June 2 - Thailand‘s activist People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), which played a key role in driving three Thai governments from office in the past, officially established its own political party Tuesday, naming it the New Politics Party (NPSP), according to the movement's leaders.
Thailand has been urged to come up with new equilibrium in its society by effectively managing its internal problems, so as to fully benefit from the integration of ASEAN members as the ASEAN Community.
BANGKOK, May 26 : Members of the People‘s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) on Monday resolved to form a political party and strongly opposed to the constitutional amendment.
BANGKOK, May 24-- Retired Maj-Gen. Chamlong Srimuang, a top leader of the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), identified by their yellow shirts, said Sunday that the PAD is seriously considering forming their own political party because the government has failed in performing its duties.
BANGKOK, May 22 : Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has affirmed that Thailand's ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra did not hold Cambodian passport, according to Thai Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban.
Thaksin Shinawatra, who recently had his Thai passport revoked by the government, now seems to have has acquired several new ones, including one from Montenegro. Not only this, but having given up buying football teams for the moment, Thaksin now seems set on buying a part of a resort island in the Adriatic, which goes to auction on May 23, 2009.
BANGKOK, May 14- Anti-government protesters of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) will hold four days of speeches and a parade in the Thai capital, starting Friday, to mark the 17th anniversary of Bloody May in 1992.
BANGKOK, May 6 - United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship or UDD supporters rallied at Government House on Wednesday urging the government to unblock the group?s satellite television station, before dispersing in the afternoon.
BANGKOK, May 2 - Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Saturday he is not surprised that the United States has maintained Thailand on its Priority Watch List (PWL) following Thailand's failure to significantly improve its performance regarding intellectual property rights (IPR) violations.
BANGKOK, April 23 - Thai Army chief Gen. Anupong Paochinda admitted on Thursday that some of the ammunition used in last Friday's attempted assassination of Sondhi Limthongkul, leader of the People?s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), belonged to the army, and pledged to take serious action against the culprit.
On 21st January 2009 Pattaya mayor Itthiphol Khunpluem failed to convince Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to give the city a second chance to host the aborted ASEAN summit.
BANGKOK - THAILAND'S national police chief has transferred two high-ranking officers held responsible for failed security at a key Asian summit a week ago, an official order revealed late on Monday.
BANGKOK, April 17 - Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Friday announced the Cabinet decision to extend the State of Emergency Decree now enforced in the capital and five neighbouring provinces, saying the special law is necessary to ensure that peace and order have been fully restored.
BANGKOK, April 17 - Sondhi Limthongkul, leader of the anti-Thaksin People?s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) survived an assassination attempt when at least three gunmen fired hails of bullets into his car at dawn Friday.
BANGKOK, April 16 A Thai court has issued arrest warrants for 36 more anti-government protesters from the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), a senior police officer said.