Thailand Newslinks 25 May, 2010

Thailand’s court approves arrest warrant for Thaksin
BANGKOK, May 25 (Xinhua) — Thailand’s Criminal Court on Tuesday approved
an arrest warrant for convicted ousted former Thai premier Thaksin
Shinawatra on …

As Thai monarchy’s power wanes, king still revered
The Associated Press
BANGKOK — After deadly street violence 18 years ago, a military strongman
and a pro-democracy activist prostrated themselves at the feet of
Thailand’s king …

Thailand ‘strong, vital’ ally: US
Straits Times
WASHINGTON – THE US Senate unanimously approved a resolution late on Monday
that affirms its support for ‘a strong and vital alliance’ with Thailand
and …

Facebook Grows During Thailand Violence
The Christian Science Monitor dissects how the physical violence in
Thailand has contributed to a massive jump in online barnstorming. …

Thailand – GOV – Police assured no privilege for UDD leaders
ISRIA (registration)
Police Lieutenant General Worapong Chewprecha, Assistant
Commissioner-General; and Police Major General Amnuay Nimmano, Deputy
Commissioner of the …

Thailand: Send Your Suggestions to Abhisit
Monthly Review
by Andrew Walker Abhisit is asking for suggestions from the public on how
Thailand can move forward. Perhaps “don’t overturn elections results” could
be a …

Thailand’s Political Unrest Boosts Commercial Risk Exposures
Insurance News Net (press release)
The circumstances in Thailand are still confusing, said Surachai
Sirivallop, chief executive of Thailand Reinsurance Public Co. …

Thailand Politics
The Post-Standard –
People take photos in front of Thailand’s biggest shopping mall, Central
World, after it was set fire by anti-government protesters on Wednesday,

Ex-Thai PM Thaksin back in Montenegro: source
Sin Chew Jit Poh
PODGORICA, May 25 (AFP) – Thailand’s fugitive former premier Thaksin
Shinawatra is back in the Balkans state of Montenegro with his family, a
Montenegrin …

Thai opposition files no-confidence motion against PM
BANGKOK, May 24 (Xinhua) — Thailand’s opposition on Monday filed a motion,
seeking to hold a no-confidence debate against Prime Minister Abhisit
Vejjajiva …

Thailand’s ‘Red Shirts’ may protest again | Radio Netherlands …
By Peter Hooghiemstra
Supporters of Thailand’s political opposition are thought to be readying
themselves to resume their demonstrations against Prime Minister Abhisit
Vejjajiva. Reporting from Thailand, Radio Nether…

The Fire Next Time in Thailand | Analysis & Opinion |
By Bill Tarrant
After the unprecedented riots in Bangkok last Wednesday, the city was
locked down under curfew. Not a creature was stirring …Except for the
rats. Bangkok went back to business, more or less as normal on Monday. How
long can it last?

Thailand Curfew Duration Stretches until 29th May: Thailand …
By Sonali Singh
BANGKOK (DLN): Thailand’s cabinet has given their acceptance to stretch a
night curfew in Bangkok & 23 regions until 29th May, as per Suthep

Thailand Faces 7 More Nights of Curfew Amidst Uncertainty …
By Bob
Thailand’s Center for the Resolution of the Emergency Situation (CRES)
proposed, at Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, for an extension of the current
curfew in Bangkok and 23 other provinces for a further week. The proposal
was made as efforts …

Thailand Clashes Death Toll Rises As Red Shirt Protesters Continue …
By admin
The Thai army has designated a neighbourhood in central Bangkok as a live
firing zone as the death toll in violent clashes between protesters and