Asian Net-Work on Free Election statement on Thailand’s protests & disruptions of elections

The following is from The Asian Net-work on Free Election  (ANFREL) on Thailand’s Ongoing Protests and Disruptions to the 02 February Elections The net-work mission is to support democratization efforts in the Asian region. Specificly, ANFREL is committed to supporting local groups initiatives on: A. Election monitoring/pre-post election, referendum and local election and other democracy-related…

Fresh “Judicial Coup” attempt by Constitutional Court in “Delay Election” ruling

The elite controlled Constitutional Court, having thrown several salvo against Yingluck since she came to pwer a few years back, and increasing its salvo, as Thailand enters this peropd of uncertainty, yesterday, blasted away at Yingluck with another salvo, in giving the OK, to delay the Feb 2nd election. Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled, yesterday,…

Thailand’s poisonous politics are holding its economy hostage

Quartz reports (Source) Thailand’s recent history is filled with domestic discord and natural disasters that somehow failed to derail its economic expansion, earning the country the sobriquet “Teflon Thailand.” But as the latest political standoff worsens—with new violent incidents erupting daily, the government declaring a state of emergency, and no resolution in sight—it’s forcing the…

Justifying Dictatorship with Corruption is hot again, but from factual, how corrupt is Thaksin?

Currently, in Bangkok, the use of corruption to justify dictatorship is hot, but beside that argument, how corrupt is Thaksin, in the first place? Introduction: Most neutral observer of Thailand says, everything about Thailand have been corrupted by Thai politics and have split everything into sides. The situation is commonly called, the “Great Thai Political…