Council Investigates Doomsayer Monk For Using Non-Approved Bullshit

LOEI – The Sangha Supreme Council will send investigators to look into reports that a popular upcountry monk has violated Council rules by using bullshit in his sermons that it had not pre-approved. The council’s action comes after allegations that Phra Somchai, known to his followers as Luang Phor Porsrisuriya Khemato, a famous monk at Wat Romportitham in Loei’s Nong Hin district, has... 

Reds, Yellows, Democrats, Opposition, Academics Fight For Libyan Metaphor

BANGKOK – As the civil unrest in Libya escalates to full-scale war and dominates the headlines, Thailand’s competing factions find themselves engaged in a desperate race to be the first to co-opt the zeitgeist with a clever, working metaphor. With the UN resolution authorizing the use of air force to protect Libyan civilians having passed, and footage of missile strikes leading the nightly news... 

Thai Patriots Network Demands Japanese Surrender Soi Thaniya

SILOM – The Thai Patriots Network, or TPN, is now claiming an infringement of Thai soil in downtown Bangkok by occupational Japanese tourists and residents. “Thaniya is undisputably within Thailand’s borders according to every accepted map,” said TPN leader Chaiwat Sinsuwong. “Yet for years it has been occupied by Japanese expatriate forces, who have claimed it for their own.” According... 

THAI Begins Flights From Don Muang To Suvarnabhumi

BANGKOK – Thai Airways today announced the launch of service between Bangkok’s Don Muang Airport and Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. Beginning April 30, passengers can fly six times daily from one side of Bangkok to the other in under an hour. “Last year alone we had over 10,000 passengers who went to the wrong airport by mistake, only to discover that they were in danger of missing their flight,”... 

No Thais Hurt In Latest Supernova

GALAXY UGC3478 – No Thais were reported injured or killed in the latest stellar explosion in the far reaches of deep space, according to authorities. The explosion, which was reported last week by NASA’s Chandra X-ray observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was classified as a Type 1 Supernova and is believed to have been caused by the collapse of a massive star into a new black hole, releasing...