10 Dec 2014
Half a year after the coup d’état in May, martial law is still in place and all kinds of political expression against the junta, no matter how peaceful, are still not tolerated by the military regime. Similar to people who swiftly reacted against the military during the first few weeks after the coup with rallies, raising three-fingered salutes taken from the Hunger Games, or holding blank sheets of A4 paper, the paranoid military regime still arrests and detains people for ordinary actions.
31 Oct 2014
12 Thai Values in comparison to youth values promoted by other Southeast Asian member states
9 Oct 2014
see larger image here The Royal Gazette on 6 October announced the names of the 250 members of the National Reform Council (NRC) in accordance with Section 28 of the 2014 Interim Constitution.
31 Jul 2014
Within about two months since the junta’s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) seized power on 22 May 2014, the junta has decided to spent more than 138 billion baht or about 4.3 billion US dollars.
24 Jul 2014
After the 2007 Constitution was torn up two months ago, Thailand was presented with an Interim Charter with 48 articles on 22 July 2014. The significance of the charter is that it allows the establishment of three bodies: a National Legislative Assembly (NLA), taking the responsibilities of Parliament, a National Reform Committee (NRC), which will propose a “reform” plan aiming at re-engineering the Thai political landscape, and a Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC), which is responsible for drafting a permanent constitution.
7 Jul 2014
The latest round of Thai political crisis, which ended with a coup d'etat, started with the controversial blanket amnesty bill, supported by the leading Pheu Thai party and also about to end with the manesty.
2 Jul 2014
Over a month under the junta government, Thais have tried various ways to express their disapproval of the coup. On the first couple of days after the coup, the movement started as a traditional rally, which ended up with about a dozen people arrested. The military responded with even tighter security measures. More plain-clothes officers were deployed at any political-related events and spots where protesters usually gathered.
3 Jun 2014
Information as of June 3, 2014 For larger image click here