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November 2008

Thai Premier Will Not Resign – Scene Set For Bangkok Showdown

Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat tonight refused to step down saying ‘I have done nothing wrong’  and left it to police to deal with the yellow shirted protesters who have seized the  country’s international airport.Shortly after his return to Thailand from Peru to be greeted by red-shirted pro-government supporters in the northern capital of Chiang […]

Thai Police Shooting Case Abandoned. Policeman Freed

Shock as Thai policeman who gunned down Canadians in Thailand is released and case halted. The Thai policeman who gunned down two Canadian tourists in the Northern Thai village of Pai in January this year has been released without charge by a court in Bangkok.And the case against the police sergeant who killed Leo Del Pinto, […]

Thai Police Shooting Case Abandoned. Policeman Freed

From Andrew Drummond, Bangkok November 22 2008 Shock as Thai policeman who gunned down Canadians in Thailand is released and case halted. The Thai policeman who gunned down two Canadian tourists in the Northern Thai village of Pai in January this year has been released without charge by a court in Bangkok.And the case against the police sergeant […]

Gary Glitter – Where They Went Wrong

(originally publish September 2008)When the disgraced former glam-rock star was released from jail in Vietnam, Bangkok based journalists Andrew Drummond and Andrew Chant made sure the convicted paedophile went back to the U.K., despite a Hong Kong diversion which was billed in the UK as Glitter’s Asian Tour 2008.It was fitting as both Drummond and […]

Gary Glitter – Where They Went Wrong

(originally publish September 2008) When the disgraced former glam-rock star was released from jail in Vietnam, Bangkok based journalists Andrew Drummond and Andrew Chant made sure the convicted paedophile went back to the U.K., despite a Hong Kong diversion which was billed in the UK as Glitter’s Asian Tour 2008.It was fitting as both Drummond […]

Bangkok Canadian Embassy Helped In Del Pinto Murder Enquiry

Canadian Embassy absolved of allegations of doing nothing over Leo Del Pinto murder. They were active behind the scenes.Link to the Chilliwack Times, Canada,correction

Ousted Thai Premier Banned From Briton – Mail On Sunday

Millionaire Thaksin Shinawatra, the ousted Thai Prime Minister who went on to buy Manchester City football club has been banned from Britain.The visas for both he and his wife Pojaman were yesterday cancelled by the United Kingdom Border Agency rendering them fugitive from justice.Today (Saturday) the couple, who have both been jailed in their absence […]