The best of 2Bangkok in 2010


(Source: Komchadluek)

The best of 2Bangkok.com in 2010

What it was like to be there...

Our annual collection of the biggest news, most popular stories, and interesting links of 2010

Left: What started it all--Thaksin's asset confiscation case, Komchadluek, February 27

Red Protest Update: February 19 - Opposing Bangkok Bank

Remember the threats to stage a Million Man March? - March, 2010

Red Protest Update: March

From KhaoSod, October 7, 2010
The caption reads: Help - Ms Amornwan Chareonkit, age 41, brings the sandals with photo of "Abhisit-Suthep" to ask for help from Sombat Boongamanong. Bor Kor Lai Chood [Sombat’s nickname] blames the Ayuthaya police for the arrest of the female merchant in hopes of getting a promotion.


(Photo: KhaoSod)

(Source: undated postcard)

Red Protest Update: April 1-9

Red Protest Update: April 9 newspapers

Red Protest Update: April 10 newspapers

2Bangkok Analysis: Understanding what is going on - April 14

Red Protest Update: April 10-15

Red Shirt graffiti on Democracy Monument - April 15, 2010

2Bangkok Analysis: Botched raid and Anupong steps forward - April 17

Red Protest Update: April 16-30

2Bangkok Analysis: Present and Future - April 20

2Bangkok Analysis: Grenades on Silom and an offer of compromise - April 24

 

Left: "Bangkok girl." from an undated postcard

2Bangkok Analysis: PM/C-in-C address and the government's challenge - April 25

2Bangkok Analysis: About Thai protests - April 30

Friday afternoon on Silom Road - April 30

Thaksin alive


(Source: Manager)

(Source: Vertigo Pop: Bangkok)

2Bangkok Analysis: Thaksin's odd-sounding interview - May 4

2Bangkok Analysis: About the dissolution offer - May 5

2Bangkok Analysis: What to expect from Thaksin's lobbyist Robert Amsterdam - May 13


2Bangkok Analysis: Colonel Romklao's revenge - May 14

2Bangkok Analysis: Pantip.com Rajadamneorn forum closed - May 15

2Bangkok Analysis: Claims of civil war - May 16

Red Protest Update: May 1-15

Red Protest Update: May 16-18

Pheu Thai Party exhibition lauding the Red Shirts for resisting the military: "7 Days, 7 Pains of the People"


(Source: Voice of Taksin)

Sunday afternoon on Silom Road - May 16

Sunday afternoon on Sathorn Road - May 16

2Bangkok Analysis: Divining the plan - May 17

From Voice of Taksin, February
The headline reads: Clue of M79 - From Prem to Pok [Anupong]
[The images show Maj. Gen. Khattiya Sawasdipol ("Seh Daeng," left) shooting a grenade at Commander-in-Chief Anupong Paojinda (right). Here it is implied that top figures are under threat of assassination for crossing Thaksin.]

Red Protest Update: May 19

Red Protest Update: May 20

Red Protest Update: May 20 - Rama IV Road area

"Bangkok ablaze" - YouTube, May 21, 2010
Nuttawut threatens to burn the city (with English subtitles) - YouTube, May 20, 2010
Arisman urges protesters to be ready to burn the city (with English subtitles) - YouTube, May 20, 2010
Jeff Savage threatens to burn down Central World - YouTube, May 20, 2010


(Source: YouTube)


(Source: Khao Sod) From Khaosod, May 27
The caption reads: Bitter suppression - Pro-democratic activists in Indonesia stage a protest in front of the Thai Embassy in Jakarta to simulate the events when soldiers used weapon against protestors [in Bangkok]. A similar protest also occurred in the Philippines.

Red Protest Update: May 21

Red Protest Update: May 22-23

Red Protest Update: May 24

2Bangkok Analysis: Is everything in Thailand "unprecedented?" - May 24

Red Protest Update: May 25-26

Red Protest Update: May 27-31

Constituency 6 MP election - July 20


Pheu Thai Party exhibition lauding the Red Shirts for resisting the military: "7 Days, 7 Pains of the People" - July 24

Rajaprasong bombing - July 26

August 29 elections for Bangkok city and district council members

Grenade attack on Channel 11 - August 31

At the October 14 Monument - October 14

2Bangkok Analysis: Some perspective on community radio - October 23

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Thai editorial cartoons - November 3

Black Magic in 2010 - Baby corpses on sale

Disclosure of the Thai Wikileaks

 


(Source: Komchadluek)

Above: From Komchadluek, May 27
The headline reads: 'Maew' [nickname of Thaksin] facing terrorist charges in tumult - Protests for being charged falsely - Attorney - MFA seeks for [arrest] - Curfew shortened to end this coming Friday
Security tightened around government house - Mark [nickname of PM Abhisit] worries about security - Revealing sniper involved with Aussie, crazy for war

Red Shirt Publications, 2010

January, 2010

February 1-14, 2010

February 15-28, 2010

March, 2010

March, 2010 - Voice of Taksin garuda cover

April 1-15, 2010

April 16-30, 2010

April, 2010 - Communist Thailand

May, 2010

Return of the Red publications - August, 2010

September, 2010

October, 2010

November, 2010

Also:

Siam, Volume 2, 1938
"Issued by the Government Publicity Bureau, Bangkok, Siam"

The fall of Phnom Penh in 1975

Deep South Violence Statistics

"Illustrated Prophecies" from Asiaweek

Lese Majeste news - Blocked websites

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