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MEDIA CENSORSHIP IN THAILAND – THE TRUTH

In criminal libel, David Hanks, FCCT, Jonathan Head, Khun Sa by Andrew Drummond1 Comment

  The Thai Government has now admitted what we have known all along. It is going to strictly control the foreign media in Thailand and those journalists guilty of ‘inaccurate reporting’ will have their visas revoked and possibly much more. The military led government has introduced new visa laws which in reality allow a ban all freelance journalists operating Thailand. …

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The ‘blitzkrieg’ on media in Thailand by the country’s ‘eccentric megalomaniac’ – report

In Alan Morison, Andrew Drummond, FCCT, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond7 Comments

‘Reporters without Borders today publishes a scathing attack by Thailand’s military leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha whom the report describes as an ‘eccentric megalomaniac’.  Led by Gen. Prayuth Chan-o-cha, the Thai junta has been persecuting the media for the past 18 months, imposing a reign of terror that has included interrogations, arbitrary arrests, a spate of prosecutions and barely veiled threats. And …

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COMING SOON AT THE FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS CLUB OF THAILAND

In FCCT, Human Rights Watch, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond6 Comments

NOT A LOT IT SEEMS Three programmes have crashed over the last month at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand – or rather they have been cancelled at the orders of the current Thai military government. The latest a few hours ago was to have been a presentation by Human Rights Watch on the ill-treatment of the Montagnards of Vietnam …

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THAI MILITARY LINKS TO FOREIGN CRIMINALS – CAUSE FOR CONCERN – PART ONE

In Drew Noyes, FCCT, Jack Hansen-Bartel, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond11 Comments

FOREIGN JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK IN THAILAND- ARMY SAYS THEY COULD CAUSE INSTABILITY BUT ARMY LINKS TO INTERNATIONAL CRIME STAY STRONG Threat to seal off Maneeya Centre The Thai Military Government, which claims it is waging war on corruption in the country, appears to have created a smokescreen to cover its own illegal and definitely corrupt activities, while cementing its established …

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The report the Thai Government tried to gag – well one of many actually it appears

In FCCT, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond3 Comments

The Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand has been ordered by the government not to allow its premises to be used for a presentation by human rights lawyers tonight. A short statement issued from the club stated: “The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand regrets to announce that the scheduled event for tonight, the launch of the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights …

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A FAKE LAWYER ATTEMPTS TO GAG BRITISH JOURNALIST AGAIN

In Brian Goudie, David Hanks, Drew Noyes, FCCT, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond4 Comments

A British journalist who claims he is being sued by a convicted criminal, a former pimp, and a man accused by the American press of share and property fraud, and sexual harassment said tonight that he would be revealing the ‘dark side’ of foreign crime in Thailand at a press conference tomorrow (Thursday). British journalist #AndrewDrummond, former correspondent for the …

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A CROOKS’ CHARTER – A PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE FCCT – ON THE COMPUTER CRIME ACT

In Brian Goudie, Drew Noyes, FCCT, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond3 Comments

This Thursday July 24th at 2.30 pm we will be holding a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand at the penthouse in Maneeya Centre, in Chitlom, Bangkok. We will be showing the video ‘Influential People and Men in Suits’ to the Thai press and having obtained a preview copy of ‘Serial Swindlers – Brian Goldie’ we are seeking …

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THE ROHINGYAS – REUTERS AND PHUKETWAN – A FCCT STATEMENT

In FCCT, Phuketwan, Reuters, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond1 Comment

The professional membership of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) congratulates Thomson Reuters journalists Jason Szep and Andrew R. C. Marshall on a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting on the plight of Rohingya people.  The award recognizes a series of articles that are in the best tradition of journalism, and which expose the systematic abuse of Rohingyas in Myanmar …

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De Vere’s To Offer Financial Advice At FCCT – Surprise

In FCCT, Friends Provident, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond21 Comments

An occasion I will be missing tonight is a seminar at the Foreign Correspondents of Thailand by the De Vere Group. The notice of the meeting says ‘suggested payment 200 baht to charity’. A better one would read perhaps 200 baht to journalists! The all charitable De Vere group has been involved in massive internet damage limitation exercises since, well …

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American Publisher ejected from Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand

In Computer Crime Act, Drew Noyes, FCCT, General News, One Stop Service Center, Uncategorised, Wanrapa Boonsu by Andrew Drummond22 Comments

An application to join the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Thailand by Drew Walter Noyes, has been rejected by the club’s Executive Committee and his money returned. Noyes, 57, who has claimed both in court and on the internet that he is a member, had applied to join the Bangkok based club in August. Separately British journalist Andrew Drummond, correspondent for …