Red-shirt protesters, at least 100,000 strong, occupied Rajdamnoen Avenue Saturday and more kept flowing into the capital from all over the Kingdom Saturday night.
The Supreme Court spelled out how Thaksin’s actions as prime minister helped his corporate empire. His government’s policies and actions and his telecom empire’s frequent moves to seek state leniency or assistance were too intertwined to be ignored.
Thailand is bracing for fresh political upheaval as the country's supreme court prepares to deliver its verdict on the fortune of Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister ousted in a 2006 coup.
Thailand s armed forces have intervened in politics many times before, most recently with Thaksin's ouster in 2006. Many Thais welcomed that putsch as a circuit-breaker in a time of dangerously rising tension, arguing that the constitution had already been undermined by Thaksin, who now lives in self-exile and as he tries to claw his way back to power.
The government of Cambodia has officially returned the operation of Cambodia Air Traffic Services (CATS) to its owner, Bangkok-listed Samart Corp Plc, Samart executive vice chairman Sirichai Rasameechan said on Monday.
Barack Obama aknowledged yet another break with his predecessor's foreign policy when he began his first presidential trip to Asia. There have been concerns that the U.S., the world's biggest economy, and other nations might turn inward as they grapple with the worst global financial crisis in decades. News that the U.S. would participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, joining Chile, New Zealand, Singapore and Brunei, was announced in Tokyo and Singapore, drawing applause at the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.
Military rituals and military culture in China