Monthly Archives: February 2011

Surely, for what ever reason, it is time to do the right thing by your employees in Malaysia.

Takeshi Nishitsuji, President Asahi Kosei Japan Co. Ltd. 17-35, 2-chome, Kashida-nishi, Higashi-Osaka, Osaka JAPAN Tel: +06 6720 6006 Fax: +06 6727 0024 Email: akj@mb2.cyberoz.net Dear Mr. Takeshi Nishitsuji, I write to you with regard to the actions of your Malaysia … Continue reading

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Abhisit won’t sign ceasefire

Abhisit rejects Hun Sen’s ceasefire plan Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has rejected Cambodia’s proposal for the two countries to sign a ceasefire agreement. The prime minister said it was too early to talk about such a move. “We were not … Continue reading

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The banner picture

The actual Lek Mueang itself, from the southeast "Today, some old Lawa or Lua villages still have a village pillar which they call sao sakang. For insance, the Lawa at Ban Chang Mo Noi, Tambon Papae, Mae Sariang District, Mae … Continue reading

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She never even paused in her speech

“We commend the steps taken by King Hamad as well as Crown Prince Salman and others to restore calm to Bahrain, to allow peaceful demonstrations to take place,” PJ Crowley, the state department spokesman, said. Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary … Continue reading

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Here are the students. Where are the faculty?

Peace without Border กลุ่มธรรมศาสตร์เสรีเพื่อประชาธิปไตย, Thammasat University in Support of Democracy กลุ่มประชาคมจุฬาฯ เพื่อประชาชน, Chulalongkorn Community for the People กลุ่มสลึง มหาวิทยาลัยมหิดล, Mahidol University’s Two-bits ชมรมอนุรักษ์ฯ มหาวิทยาลัยพระจอมเกล้าพระนครเหนือ, Conservative Club of Phra Jom Khlao Phra Nakorn University North กลุ่มประกายไฟ, The Sparklers กลุ่ม FAN Friend … Continue reading

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Junya’s list of political assassinations, extra-judicial killings and murders

4 December Following up on the CAMPAIGN for the ABOLITION of ARTICLE 112 – the Thai law of lèse majesté and RELEASE of all LM and POLITICAL PRISONERS in Thailand I have discovered and backed up 60 Years of Oppression … Continue reading

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The picture is of a schematic drawing of Chiangrai showing the old city wall and gates, with a red mark on the site of the sao lekmueang (เสาหลักเมือง), or city pillar of Chiangrai. Here’s another schematic, easier to read the … Continue reading

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Land Reform? Only kidding!

Cabinet approves land reform proposals Bangkok Post 15 February 2011 The cabinet on Tuesday approved the National Reform Committee’s land reform proposals in principle, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said. Mr Abhisit said PM’s Office Minister Sathit Wongnongtoey will hold meetings … Continue reading

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The process of keeping a person who has been arrested in a police-cell, remand prison or other detention centre before trial

30 remanded red shirts demand help on bail applications A group of 30 remanded red shirts on Tuesday circulated an open letter calling attention to their detention despite the government’s pledge to grant bail. “Some 104 red shirts are still … Continue reading

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Anything happenin’ at Chula? at Thammasat?

Anything happenin’ at Chula? at Thammasat? Or is it heads down… it can’t happen here. It can’t happen here

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So whaddaya you chumps gonna do about it?

Chamlong sues asst police chief People’s Alliance for Democracy co-leader Chamlong Srimuang on Monday morning went to Civil Court to file a lawsuit against Pol Lt Gen Somyot Pumpanmuang over the charge of rebellion brought against him as a result … Continue reading

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Nothing will devastate you more quickly and completely than allowing aggression to go forward in your name

These are the same faces over and over again. Thank you, young, attractive, familiar smiling faces! Keep up your good work, it’s desperately needed and appreciated! How about some others stepping up, on the streets and in the media and … Continue reading

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Up in a puff of smoke

Well… that’s what a military is for, right? Burning money. And killing people. At least they didn’t manage to kill anyone… this time. And now there are 2 fewer F16s available to kill Cambodian villagers. Of course 4,000,000,000฿ could have … Continue reading

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The feast of St Valentine is a harbinger of spring

The feast of St Valentine is a harbinger of spring… a couple of questions, however Why is Thaksin still phoning in? And who keeps answering the phone when he does? Why has Robert Amsterdam been entrusted with defining the red … Continue reading

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It can’t happen here…

Social networking group linked with Suu Kyi asked to move Friday, 11 February 2011 21:32 Ko Wild Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The BAYDA Institute in Tamwe Township in Rangoon Division, an education group associated with the social networking program supported … Continue reading

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A special investigation department for the deep South?

A special investigation department for the deep South? The need for a department specializing in investigating security-related cases in the restive deep South stemmed from the fact that many of the violent incidents which occurred in the region did not … Continue reading

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Day 5: Lieutenant Dr. Wiwat Sittisoradej cannot rule out tampering with evidence

Police scientist Lieutenant Dr. Wiwat Sittisoradej copied the contents of a hard drive said to have come from Chiranuch’s laptop computer onto a used hard drive provided by his department and was then able to find eight photos of King … Continue reading

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Day 4: Pairat Yawong, Hua Mark police station’s private lawyer, states “there is already a climate of public suspicion” the Queen was interfering in Thai politics…

In the morning, duplicitous MICT lawyer Somsak Supajirawat, following the lead of the duplicitous Aree Jivorarak on Day One, smiled and waved at Chiranuch, taunting her at her persecution. In the afternoon, Pairat Yawong, a private Bangkok lawyer, a partner … Continue reading

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Day 3: MICT mouthpiece Thanit Prapathanan : easier for MICT to prosecute Prachatai as “posters may be hard to find”

MICT mouthpiece Thanit Prapathanan said that the present, military constitution of Thailand guarantees free speech and no lesser laws may restrict that right… and that parts of the Computer Crimes Act restricted the right of free speech guaranteed by the … Continue reading

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A modest but sensible, I think, proposal

Benedict Andersen writes on Nation-Religion-King in The Spectre of Comparisons (pdf) …[T]here is a sense in which the Phibunsongkhram era of the late 1930s and early 1940s did mark a real cultural-ideological change in Siam. For the dictator worked hard … Continue reading

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