‘Nation’ Sets Record For World’s Biggest Typo

BANGKOK – Thai journalism recorded another milestone yesterday when local English-language newspaper The Nation broke the existing world record for the world’s largest typo. The record-setting error was posted on the top of The Nation’s website, where a slideshow rotates several images that are large enough to fill most computer screens. Each image contains a graphic headline in 136-point... 

Southern Insurgents Place Bomb on Bomb

NARATHIWAT – In what security experts are calling a dangerous escalation of the violence that has scarred southern Thailand, insurgents running low on unbombed targets planted a bomb atop a previously-placed bomb in a Narathiwat market on Thursday. Having already bombed most practical targets in the area, including train stations, police boxes, night clubs, noodle stalls, elementary schools,... 

Thaksin Phone-In Goes Straight To Voice Mail

BANGKOK – The lastest phone-in from deposed PM Thaksin Shinawatra to the anti-government rally went unanswered and was routed straight to voice mail, sources reported Tuesday. “We’re not exactly sure what happened,” said a red-shirt leader who requested anonymity.” I guess with all the excitement lately we forgot to assign someone to watch the phone.” It is believed the call was unscheduled... 

Red Shirts Demand Cookies, Juice, A Place To Lie Down

BANGKOK – Following the donation of blood to be poured upon the steps of Government House, red shirt members added cookies and juice to their demands yesterday. “We want fresh elections, and maybe some fresh fruit,” said Somchai Kunamunwasa, a protester from Buri Ram who donated a liter of blood last night. “Democracy cannot come from a fraudulent – hold on, I need to... 

CNN Producer Demands Dan Rivers Report Red Shirt Rallies From Outside ‘Super Pussy’

BANGKOK – ‘NotTheNation’ has learned that a Hong Kong-based CNN producer has ordered local correspondent Dan Rivers to include “a colorful walk down Patpong Road” in his latest coverage of the current anti-government protests. Following the unwritten rule of television news than any segment on Bangkok should include at least one reference to AIDS, a go-go bar or a street elephant, the producer...