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Thai Court Removes PM From Office

Thai Court Removes PM From Office

WORD ON THAI POLITICS: Thai media is buzzing with the implications of the Constitutional Court’s decision today to remove Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and a number of Cabinet members. According Full story

Thailand Marks Coronation Day

Thailand Marks Coronation Day

WORD ON THAI CULTURE: Today, 5th May, Thailand marks Coronation Day — celebrating the crowning of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) 64 years ago in 1950.   His Full story

Drowned Boys Cried Wolf?

Drowned Boys Cried Wolf?

WORD ON DROWNINGS: In a follow-up report on the two people who drowned in the Chao Phraya River after their pleas for help were ignored by nearby boat operators, Coconuts Full story

Boys Drown in Chao Phraya

Boys Drown in Chao Phraya

WORD ON THAILAND: Two people drowned while swimming in Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River after nearby boat operators ignored their pleas for help. The trio of boys, A 20 year old, Full story

Thailand Goes Digital

Thailand Goes Digital

WORD ON THAILAND: This April Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has begun broadcasting digital television with the aim of phasing out analog TV by the year 2020. So Full story

Bangkok Shutdown is Open House Party

Bangkok Shutdown is Open House Party

WORD ON BANGKOK SHUTDOWN:  The protests in Bangkok have turned the capital onto a party town with celebrity stage performances, free food and drink and a very festive atmosphere. “Sanook” Full story

Bangkok Protests: Business As Usual

Bangkok Protests: Business As Usual

WORD ON BANGKOK PROTESTS: It’s business as usual in Bangkok, despite the mass anti-government protests, according to news reports from the Thai capital this afternoon. Offices in central areas such Full story