Prachatai English

Thai consulate reportedly bar Thai students to attend anti-junta figure’s lecture

Nov 24, 2015

Thai consulate reportedly bar Thai students to attend anti-junta figure’s lecture

The Thai Consulate in Chicago, US, reportedly attempted to prevent overseas Thai students to attend a lecture of a well known anti-junta figure.

According to Pavin Chachavalpongpun, a fierce critic of the Thai junta who is a Thai Associate Professor at the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Japan, the Thai Consulate in Chicago, US, last week attempted to prevent Thai students from attending his lecture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Thai workers demand higher pay

Nov 23, 2015

Thai workers demand higher pay

Thailand’s labour organisations are urging the government not to set different minimum wages by region, but to raise the current minimum wage equally nationwide for better living conditions.

According to Voice Labour Website, on Friday, 20 November 2015, Thai Labour Solidarity Committee (TLSC) and State Enterprises Workers’ Relations Confederation (SERC) submitted a joint statement to ML Puntrik Smiti, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Labour, urging the Ministry to rethink the wage hike delay.

Thai, foreign scholars condemn junta for summoning academics

Nov 23, 2015

Thai, foreign scholars condemn junta for summoning academics

A group of academics at around 10:30 am on Monday, 23 November 2015, submitted a letter to Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, the junta leader and Prime Minister, demanding the junta stop harassing and intimidating academics.

Defiant academic summoned after calling for academic freedom

Nov 19, 2015

Defiant academic summoned after calling for academic freedom

The Thai authorities have summoned to a police station an academic who urged the junta not to intervene in academic freedom.

According to Midnight University, a virtual university for free public education, police from Chang Puak Police Station in northern Chiang Mai Province issued a summons for Attachak Sattayanurak, a history lecturer from Chiang Mai University.

Pages

Subscribe to Prachatai English
The Department of Agriculture (DOA) appears to be using this mourning period to quiet...
October 9,2017
Thai PAN has published the results of their second round of testing on chemical pesti...
October 7,2016
Concerning the registration of patents for Kratom, Thai officials have a number of du...
September 15,2016
On 6th September BioThai, together with Chulalongkorn University’sDrug System Monitor...
September 6,2016