Posts Tagged ‘Prime Minister’

Daves Raves – Samak’s Back (Act 2)

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

44783892 samak b226 afp - Daves Raves - Samak's Back (Act 2)Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej along with seven other cabinet ministers, survived the non-confidence debate as expected.  Full coverage of the story is from the Bangkok Post

“Thai PM survives vote” – BBC NEWS

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Daves Raves – Samak’s Back!

Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

SAMAK’S BACK

Despite the siege by PAD (People’s Alliance for Democracy) upon Bangkok’s Government House, Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej says that he will go to work on Monday as normal.  The story is covered by Bangkok’s independent newspaper The Nation

STARS IN HIS EYES

Whilst most of the Thai people look for a solution to Thailand’s turmoil on the ground, former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra looks up to the stars…

Here is a link to the extraordinary story – Stars In His Eyes

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Thailand Night Fever

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

CHALLENGING WEEK FOR DAVE THE RAVE

Flying To Bangkok Thailand 01 - Thailand Night FeverThis passed week has been very hectic.  Unfortunately, my wife’s Grandmother (Yai in Thai) passed away.  She was a very sweet old lady of 84 years old (RIP Yai).  My wife was told to return home quickly and at least she was able to see Yai before she passed away.  I could not go to pay my respects to Yai, because I had to take care of things in Bangkok.  I have been busy being both dog sitter and housekeeper!  Also, I had to run Angelwitch every night because Matt was in Germany visiting his family.  This week’s “Thailand Night Fever” might be a bit shorter than usual.  So, if it’s short and sweet, I hope you find it an interesting read…  (more…)

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