Not getting the attention from the mainstream media yesterday is this story. A document from a school in Phuket reveals a list of students denied graduation from Mathayom 3 to Mathayom 4 for several reasons, none of which have to do with academic performance. Gang fights. Participation in gang fights.
It’s the proverbial “กลืนไม่เข้าคายไม่ออก” (“can’t swallow it, can’t spit it out”) situation for an international organization operating in a country like Thailand. On the one hand, you can’t do humanitarian work without collaboration from the local government. On the other hand, you fear the wrath of the local government if
Pimry Pie is an online celebrity and businesswoman who enjoys doing humanitarian work but seems to always get into trouble for it. Over the new year, she installed solar cell panels for a remote village. It caused embarrassment for the government, which said she overclaimed the solar cell panels’ costs.
Panusaya is listed on the BBC’s 100 Women, announced on 23 November 2020. In 2021, she finds herself in prison, bail denied, and without a guilty verdict. Among the charges against her are Section 112, the lese majeste law, and Article 116, sedition. The 22-year-old student and pro-democracy activist has
“ผมเอาไม่อยู่แล้ว แกนนำก็ไม่มีเลย ไม่รู้ใครเป็นใคร” “I can no longer control the situation. There’re no leaders. Nobody knows who’s who.” – Doctor Tosaporn Sirirak posted on his Facebook Page Doctor Tosaporn is a respected figure in the pro-democracy movement. He tried his best, using the loudspeaker and asking the Bad Guards to stand
Their bails might have been denied (for now), but whether the leadership of the PDRC would suffer real jail time remains to be seen. PAD leader Sondhi Limtongkul was imprisoned, so why not Suthep Thaugsuban? This is possible. However, it would be unprecedented if the so-called “high-society Bangkok elites” (Nataphol