The best of 2Bangkok in 2010

(Source: Komchadluek)

The best of 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: 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


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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