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Yingluck's $15 Billion Mistake
15,000 baht per tonne was the magical price former PM Yingluck Shinawatra promised voters before the election, despite the fact that the rice subsidy scheme…
Thaksin's 3-Month War on Drugs Leaves 2,819 bodies, mostly without trial
“You’ll be either heading for the cremators or the jails”  was the famous quote by the former Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra which sparked a…
Yingluck's 300 Baht Promise Destroyed Businesses and Jobs
One of the most notorious policies drafted under Thailand’s first female PM, Yingluck Shinawatra, was the 300 baht minimum wage which was a key catalyst…
Thaksin's so-called "Cheap Criminals"
“There are no organized terrorists, they are only only cheap criminals.” - Thaksin Shinawatra Civil unrest began in the three southern provinces after the Thaksin…
The "Holy Cow" Policy
The infamous one-million-cattle policy was originally designed by none other than political veteran Somsak Thepsuthin during the Thaksin administration. The policy was introduced as a means…
Thaksin Profits from PTT, Thais Left in Permanent Disadvantage
Looking back 17 years ago in 2001, a new company by the name of Petroleum Authority of Thailand (PTT) was gathering funds through the Stock…
Part 1 : The Direction of the Puea Chart party, Is Jatuporn Breaking Away From Thaksin?
Red shirt leader Jatuporn Prompan has changed significantly after serving jail time for charges lodged against him during the United Front for Democracy gainst Dictatorship…
Part 2 : The Direction of the Pheu Chart party, Is Jatuporn Breaking Away From Thaksin?
There is a big question mark to this one question; will Jatuporn shift away from Thaksin? There is sympathy for a man like Mr. Jatuporn,…
Abhisit's Controversial Win
We are all innocent until proven guilty, but how far can Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva carry the party forward amid allegations that the primary vote…