Thai PM’s twin daughters file harassment and defamation complaint

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s twin daughters assigned a lawyer to file a complaint with Nang Loeng police today (Wednesday), claiming harassment and defamation on social media. The lawyer, Mr. Apiwat Khanthong, who is attached to the Prime Minister’s Office, told the media that there are individualsand groups who have been posting and sharing false and […]

The three-finger salute and what Jatuporn said

The key gesture of anti-government protesters apparently came from a Hollywood hit, the Hunger Games trilogy. However, the fictional ending and what red-shirted leader Jatuporn Prompan bemoaned last week carry strikingly similar warnings, and the rebellious Thai movement should take heed if it really cares. The trilogy ends with the heroine, Katniss Everdeen, killing the […]

Thai PM’s twin daughters defend themselves against online accusations

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s twin daughters, Tunya and Nittha, have defended themselves against accusations currently being discussed on social media. ➢ Claim 1 – That they have adopted their mother’s original family name in order to facilitate illegal activities, such as money laundering and applying for visas in preparation forfleeing the country. Response – The twin […]

PM seeks to quell criticism over Finance Minister’s resignation

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha claimed today that former Finance Minister Pridi Daochai’s resignation stems from health problems and appealed to critics not to use his departure to attack the Government.   Even without a Finance Minister, for the time being, the Prime Minister assured that his administration can function as normal because he, along […]

Santi Prompat ready to be Thailand’s new Finance Minister

Thailand’s Deputy Finance Minister, Santi Prompat, is confident that he has the expertise and experience to be the next Minister of Finance, if Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha wants him to take the post, vacated by the sudden resignation of Pridi Daochai. When a reporter asked him whether he is ready to take on the finance […]

Fraud complaint lodged against famous life coach by official in Chiang Mai

A complaint has been filed, with the Mae Rim district police in Chiang Mai province, by the district’s assistant chief, accusing well-known life coach Sean Buranahirun of illegal fund raising and defrauding the public. Bunyarith Nipvanich, the Assistant District Chief, said that, in March, Sean appealed for donations to raise money to assist officials involved […]