Arthit Suriyawongkul

From Bangkok. Loves chicken rice and noodle soup. Currently a student of technology and governance on an island next to a former empire.

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Thailand: Texting Troubles for the Prime Minister

  18 July 2010

When Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva assumed office in 2008, he sent an SMS to millions of Thai mobile phone users asking for unity. Now he is facing a corruption charge for receiving a "gift" from telecom companies. He is also accused of violating the privacy of cell phone consumers

Thailand: Continuing State of Emergency

  1 June 2010

After the dispersal of Red Shirt protests in Thailand, the government proceeded to arrest several opposition leaders and suspected supporters of the movement. The arrest of a history professor has sparked a strong reaction, especially in the online community