Latest posts by Markpeak from 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, is it time to ‘change' the shows of the TV station again?
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.
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 University in Bangkok where scholars discussed the controversial law.
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 monarchy. The two gentlemen exchanged words on various issues affecting Thailand.