Pitak Siam solidifies its rep as a force not to be reckoned with

Saturday's rally by anti-government, anti-democratic protesters proved beyond all doubt that Pitak Siam has neither the support nor the brain power to be considered a legitimate threat to the Yingluck administration. Only 30,000 people (at most) showed up – well below the million group leader General Boonlert Kaewprasit had been touting. General Boonlert was so […]

Drug bust in Timor-Leste

Tempo Semanal broke a story today about almost 8 kilograms of methamphetamine being seized in Dili, capital of Timor-Leste, arriving via Silk Air from Singapore to be sent on to Indonesia. Why this wasn't delat with in Singapore, I don't know. Warren Wright has a translation of the first part of the story: East Timor security […]