Tags : Speech


Thaksin to speak at World Policy Institute event

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be the speaker at World Policy Institute’s private discussion on March 9. The institute announced on its website that the private discussion is part of its Global Leader Briefing Series, and in association with the World Economic Roundtables. Read more: The NationRead More


Former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam dies at age 83

Yesterday, former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam died at the age of 83 after collapsing at about 6:30 p.m. local time while delivering a speech about Livable Planet Earth at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, in Meghalaya, India. Abdul Kalam was taken to Bethany Hospital’s intensive care unit and was declared dead about an […]Read More


Red Shirt Activist Convicted of Lese Majeste For 2010 Speech

BANGKOK — The Court of Appeals has sentenced a prominent Redshirt activist to two years in prison for allegedly defaming His Majesty the King in the speech he gave at a Redshirt rally four years ago. Yossawaris Chuklom was a core leader of the United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) during its mass protests […]Read More


DSI To Probe Suthep’s ‘People Coup’ Speech

(7 April) The Division of Special Investigation (DSI) will seek legal action against anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban for publicly vowing to launch a “People’s Coup” against the government. DSI Chief Tharit Pengdith said officials are already transcribing the footage of the 5 of April rally organised by the People’s Committee for Absolute Democracy With […]Read More


Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra proposes reform assembly, snap poll still

BANGKOK, Dec 25 – Caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today proposed the formation of a 499-member reform assembly to work in parallel with the February 2 general election. In a televised speech this morning, she said the government will initiate a mechanism to reform the country as requested by several quarters. Read more: MCOTRead More


Protesters told to wait for ‘good news’, Suthep will speak

Rally leader Amorn Amornrattananon, who let a chaotic protest at Chamai Maruchet Bridge, ordered protesters to retreat and wait for what he called “good news” at 8.30pm. Amorn’s statement came admist reports that Suthep Thaugsuban, core protest leader, left his base at the Government Complex with his close aide; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong, to meet Prime Minister […]Read More