Thailand’s oddly misnamed Democrat Party
Abhisit and Suthep road map gets it’s coup
Ex-Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva awarded “Good People” whistle by protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban
“Anyone wanting to be anointed by Suthep as a new Thai prime minister must be “Good People” and have the coveted blue elite whistle”
Protest leader Suthep more isolated after February 2nd general election gets Thai court help
- in recent days, bewildering statements by anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban, a veteran politician who resigned from the opposition to lead the protesters.
- He has called on police to arrest Yingluck for treason, ordered civil servants to report to him instead of the government and called for citizen “peacekeeping forces” to take over from police. On Wednesday, he told the army and police chiefs to report to him by Thursday.
- “We have set the time of 8 p.m. Thursday as our deadline to meet with security heads,” he told reporters.
- It’s unclear if they will listen. But missed deadlines have become the norm for a protest movement that has relied on the oxygen of publicity and openly courted anarchy on the streets of the capital in the hope of triggering a military coup or judicial intervention to bring down Yingluck. » The Reuters article – By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Audrey Belford – December 11, 2013
Thailand’s coup anointed Constitutional Court shows its power with a new design for their men’s room
Edge Designs is an all-women run company that designs interior office space. Queenstown’s newest hotel, Sofitel Queenstown, is joining that prestigious list with the most eye-opening male toilet of them all.
- The New York Times – Learning Network – A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words –
Overview | Students will explore the power of images through political cartoons. Go to this Media and ESL Lesson.
- The New York Times – Learning Network – Creating Political Cartoons that Show and Tell –
Overview | Students will explore the power of images through political cartoons. They then create their own original artwork to submit to an appropriate publication. Go to this Media and ESL Lesson