Tags : Motorcade


Army denies searching Yingluck Shinawatra’s van

The army on Tuesday denied claims that soldiers had searched a van taking former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra from her house in Chiang Mai to a religious ceremony. Maj Gen Sarayut Rungsee, commander of the 33rd Army District in Chiang Mai, said soldiers and police did not intrude on the Volkswagen van. Read more: Bangkok […]Read More


50-year-old woman stopped from trying to block PM’s motorcade

Security officials prevented a 50-year-old woman from blocking the motorcade of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha when it was reaching the Agriculture Ministry for a high-level meeting Thursday morning. Prayut did not stop his car but looked out at the woman, who was later identified as Pinan Phumwarin. Read more: The NationRead More


Near miss for PM Prayuth as falling tree hits motorcycle

BANGKOK, Dec 17 – Two Army soldiers were slightly injured this morning when a large branch fell onto the motorcade of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-o-cha in Sukhumvit Road. The incident took at about 10am as the prime minister traveled to Government House from Bangkok Planetarium, where he had presided at the opening of a renovated […]Read More


President Obama’s Motorcade in Bangkok (Video)

U.S. President Barack Obama visted Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday, November 18, 2012. A pedestrian happened to be crossing the Ratchaprasong intersection when Obama’s motorcade left the Four Seasons hotel and recorded the event. Video courtesy of: Christopher SchultzRead More


Bangkok cabbie penalised for trying to cut through Yingluck’s motorcade

A taxi driver was given a one-month suspended jail term and fined Bt5,000 yesterday for driving recklessly in his effort to block the motorcade of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Pongpicharn Thanathirapong, 49, pleaded guilty to the charges of reckless driving and blocking traffic lanes with his taxi during his arraignment at the Dusit District Court. […]Read More


Rubber growers plan protest at PM Yingluck’s home

SONGKHLA, Jan 9 – Rubber growers from across the country will rally at the residence of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in the capital saying their request to solve the para rubber price drop problem has not been addressed by her government. Chayant Sangkhapaitoon, coordinator of the network of rubber growers in southern region, announced the […]Read More


HM the King to appear at balcony of Chakri Throne

HM the King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej will appear at the balcony of Chakri Throne Hall on December 5 as part of the royal blessing ceremony for his 84th birthday, said Rattanawut Watcharothai, director of public relations and promotions at the Office of the Royal Household. On December 5, HM the King will leave Siriraj […]Read More


Thailand’s political parties launch last minute campaign

BANGKOK, July 2 — Thailand’s political parties on Saturday commenced their last minute campaign on the eve of election day to draw votes in general election which was seen as key test of kingdom’s ability to dig its way out of long and bloody political crisis. The top Pheu Thai party list candidate for the […]Read More