BTR-3E1 Finally Finds Its Engine

Monday 27 April 2009

RTA decides to shift to US Engine instead of German-made one on BTR-3E1. German government refuses to sell engine to RTA citing the ‘political reason’ which is believe to be a result from 2006 Coup.

A coupmaker General Sonthi Boonyarattanaklin selected BTR-3E1 in 2007, a time Thailand still lived under the military rule.

Deal later posponed and signed in mid-2008 during PM Samak administration, a democratic government.

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Songkran Crack Down Aftermath: Photos of Thai Troops Firing Gun to People

Wednesday 22 April 2009

Thai troops firing thier arm to the innocent people after Songkran (Water festival – Thai New Year). UN and Right group should consider this!!!

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RTA Plan For BTR-3E1 Suffers Delay

Thursday 9 April 2009

RTA selected 96 BTR-3E1s to meet its requirement of 8×8 wheel APC in 2007. The deal was sign in 2008 during ex-PM Samak team. It’s schedule to deliver in mid-2009.

However, this program facing delays as Germany still do not approve a sale of Engine and communication equipment to Thailand ….. believe to be the reason from 2006 Coup.

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(Finally?), Thailand and Cambodian Speed Up Border Servey

Thursday 9 April 2009

FOREIGN RELATIONS
Meeting sets date for border survey

By: THANIDA TANSUBHAPOL
Published: 9/04/2009 at 12:00 AM
Newspaper section: News

Thailand and Cambodia will start surveying their common boundary from Si Sa Ket to Surin province next month.

Vasin Teeravechyan, an adviser to Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya, said the boundary survey would follow the agreed minutes of the last two meetings of officials.

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Gen. Anupong: It’s resulted from “misunderstanding”

Sunday 5 April 2009

Thai Army chief: Thai-Cambodian border clashes caused by “misunderstanding”
www.chinaview.cn 2009-04-04 19:40:46

BANGKOK, April 4 (Xinhua) — Thailand’s Army Commander-in-Chief Gen. Anupong Paochinda said Saturday clashes between Thai and Cambodian soldiers at the disputed border area on Friday resulted from “misunderstanding”, according to Thai News Agency (TNA).

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Breakingnews: Thai and Cambodian Exhange Fire

Friday 3 April 2009
Cambodia, Thai troops exchange fire
By: AFP
Published: 3/04/2009 at 10:30 AM
Thai and Cambodian troops exchanged gunfire briefly on Friday in a disputed area on their border, a Thai official said, raising tensions that erupted into a deadly clash last year.

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