monarchy

7 Mar 2012
Some Thais just hate other Thais who think differently, especially when it comes to the issue of the monarchy. Supot and Supat Silarat, who last week assaulted Worachet Pakeerut, leader of the Nitirat group of law lecturers who proposed an amendment to the draconian lese majeste law, told police the attack sprang from "differences in opinions".
28 Jan 2012
Sondhi Limthongkul has revealed a plan by American capitalists to rule Thailand in a bid to exploit natural resources, including oil, in the Asia Pacific region, exposing Nitirat and Prachatai as receiving money from American corporate-backed funders in a conspiracy to overthrow the monarchy.
29 Dec 2011
Nobody should be surprised that the ongoing move to abolish or at least amend the controversial lese majeste law is meeting with staunch opposition from many royalists, who hold an almost god-like regard towards His Majesty and the institution of the monarchy.
21 Dec 2011
Pol Gen Vasit Dejkunjorn, former palace police chief and former Deputy Police Chief, has published an article in Matichon in response to recent comments by the US Ambassador and the United Nations Office of Human Rights on Thailand’s lèse majesté law.
21 Oct 2011
After the cabinet meeting on 18 Oct, Minister of Culture Sukumol Kunplome told reporters that the cabinet had approved amendments to the 2007 Print Registration Act as proposed by the Ministry.
15 Sep 2011
On 14 Sept, Yongyuth Wichaidit, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, told reporters that the previous government’s policy to protect the monarchy was not considered a policy, as it was ‘above’ policy, and to protect the institution was the soul and spirit inherent in the blood of all Thai people.
29 Jul 2011
‘I have always said that we must not doubt loyalty.  If anyone does, he or she is not Thai. So Thais must not doubt loyalty because we were born with this word, and we will die with it, no matter what,’ Army Chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha told an audience on 26 July.
7 Jun 2011
The Royal Power Restoration Network submitted a petition signed by 104,136 people demanding the restoration of power to His Majesty the King. They blamed politicians for their corrupt practices and hoped that 10% of the country’s population will bring about changes in the nation.
25 May 2011
On 18 May, Anand Panyarachun, former Prime Minister and Chair of the National Reform Committee, held a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand to discuss the work of his committee which resigned on 15 May.
3 May 2011
On 2 May, the Internal Security Operations Command held a meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva as Director of ISOC, to discuss activities to mobilize the public to protect the monarchy and national security.
26 Apr 2011
On 24 April, Maj Gen Kasem Thanaporn, Commander of the Naresuan Taskforce, visited the 4th Infantry Regiment Taskforce Command in Mae Sot district of Tak province and spoke to about 500 troops including soldiers, rangers and border patrol police.
8 Apr 2011
On 6 April, Newin Chidchob, de facto leader of the Bhumjai Thai Party, set off a ‘caravan of cars’ to distribute 1.5 million photographs of the King to the Thai people across the country.

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