Thaksin’s Lawyer Insists Bt2M Was ‘Correct Change’ for Pastry Purchase

BANGKOK – After spending two nights in jail and confronted with video and eyewitness evidence connecting him to attempted bribery of the Supreme Court, lawyer Pichit Chuenban has admitted that he was the one who delivered the money-filled bag but insists that he was just returning the correct change for a pastry purchase made by a Supreme Court judge. “He wanted some red-bean buns and I... 

Abhisit: ‘Parking Lot Next to Preah Viharn Is Part of Our National Heritage’

BANGKOK – Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has threatened to censure the People Power Party if it does not protect Thailand’s claim to the 750 parking spaces next to the ancient Khmer temple of Preah Viharn. A motion by Cambodia to have the temple registered as a UNESCO world heritage site has renewed a decades-old border dispute. In 1962, the International Court of Justice ruled...