October 2008

Thaksin Shinawatra Branded A Criminal Thais Seek Extradition

From Andrew Drummond,Bangkok Supreme Court, October 21 08Former Thai Premier and owner of Manchester City Football Club was branded a criminal today and jailed for two years while ‘in absentia’ in England.After finding him guilty of corruption in a land deal  the Supreme Court submitted the verdict to Thailand’s Attorney General to pass to Britain […]

Thai Policeman Who Gunned Down Canadians Seized By DSI – CBC

Link to CBC storyLink to Globe and Mail storyFrom Andrew Drummond, Bangkok Criminal Court, October 15 2008A Thai policeman accused of gunning down two Canadian backpacker s, killing one, was committed to prison in Bangkok today to face trial for the alleged murder.Police Sergeant Uthai  Dechawiwat was taken to the Criminal Court in Bangkok and […]