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· March, 2009

Stories about Thailand from March, 2009

28 March 2009

Thailand: New look and agenda for government-run TV channel

Everytime the government changes in Thailand, the new government comes and changes the programs and format of a public TV station. Now that a different party is ruling the country,...

27 March 2009

Global Recession Survey: Survival Tips and Business Opportunities

Everybody is trying hard to cope with the global economic crisis. Bloggers are offering survival tips to their readers. Businesses around the world are adjusting. Some are even profiting from...

26 March 2009

Thailand: Ex-PM Thaksin Reveals Conspirators Behind 2006 Coup

Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra addressed his supporters via video conference and revealed the people who are behind the plot that took him down in the 2006 coup d'etat.

25 March 2009

Spiderman in Thailand

23 March 2009

Thailand: Summary from the academic forum on Lese Majeste

Lese Majeste is still a hot issue in Thailand. Foreigners, academics and activists have been charged with Lese Majeste in recent months. A two-day academic forum was held at Thammasart...

19 March 2009

Thailand: PM meets exiled scholar and critic at Oxford

Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva met exiled Thai scholar and prominent critic Giles/Ji Ungpakorn at Oxford University. Giles fled Thailand early this year after he was accused of insulting the...

7 March 2009

Thailand: Web director arrested for “allowing offensive comments”

A web editor in Thailand was arrested by police yesterday for allowing comments which authorities deemed as offensive to the monarchy. The editor is now out on bail. The arrest...

3 March 2009

Thailand: “Thai-style democracy”

Thailand: “Red Siam” Manifesto

Thai academic Giles Ji Ungpakor is the author of the ‘Red Siam’ Manifesto which has energized debates about Thai monarchy and politics in recent weeks. Giles recently fled Thailand to...