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After a controversial meeting with the Russian ambassador on news coverage of the Ukraine conflict, the director of the Royal Thai Army-owned TV Channel 5 is being replaced. Reports point out the meeting between Channel 5 director Rangsee Kitiyanasap and the ambassador earlier this month, but it’s unclear why the channel’s chief is being replaced. Rangsee says he had submitted a letter of resignation, which said he was leaving the news outlet due to a “personal reason.” Rangsee had met with the Russian Ambassador to Thailand Yevgeny Tomikhin over a week ago to talk about a news partnership between Russia’s […]

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 “We have been relying too much on western news agencies. How can we tell whether what they report are true? We need to have balance in our news.”

Pity they DON"T have that attitude with reality locally.

As for the rest it's called "fact check" but I suppose they are too lazy to do that, happens I suppose when your boss is Pnut.

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2 minutes ago, Augratin said:

Well, well. Thailand has its very own Fox "News".

Bad anaology

 

Thailand has its own General Milley 

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This is the problem as the military here allowed to own many things that cross into the public,s life and they make big bucks on them and then they suck public tax money from the opposite end. The other huge problem is that you will probably see a General heading many of the biggest Thai government connected corporations that they keep iron fist contrrol on. I wonder what this guys take home salary is.

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47 minutes ago, HolyCowCm said:

The other huge problem is that you will probably see a General heading many of the biggest Thai government connected corporations that they keep iron fist contrrol on.

So they are oligarchs? 😉

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28 minutes ago, AdvocatusDiaboli said:

So they are oligarchs? 😉

In a smaller sense yes, but they may put it as blessed privileged indiviuals in their regime boys club.

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2 minutes ago, HolyCowCm said:

In a smaller sense yes, but they may put it as blessed privileged indiviuals in their regime boys club.

Oh, you mean the Russian Oligarchs poorer cousins 

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9 minutes ago, AdvocatusDiaboli said:

Oh, you mean the Russian Oligarchs poorer cousins 

Same same but different regime boys club.

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8 hours ago, Max said:

Very very said thai thai people dont have the courage to be independend.......

Break that down for us please ….how so ? 

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23 hours ago, Thaiger said:

Thai Army-owned TV Channel 5

But the Big Question here is why the Army own a TV channel …. Maybe if they sold it, they would offset the price of a airforce jet or some of the Chinese submarine …. 

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