Perspectives on the Thai situation

Without commenting on the accuracy or content of either, i’d like to share two wildly divergent perspectives on the current situation in Thailand.

1. Click here SMH Article 18May10 for Peter Hartcher’s op-ed piece in the Sydney Morning Herald titled “Scheming king unwilling to stop the violence on Bangkok’s streets”

2. Click here Ambassador letter in response for the full letter to the editor of the Sydney Morning Herald (not published in the newspaper) from the Thai Ambassador in Australia Mr Kriangsak Kittichaisaree

I’ll leave it to you to interpret as you will. I’m sure you’ll agree, a highly emotive disagreement.

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Tamerlaine Beasley is an expert who enables effective collaboration and communication in diverse and global workplaces.She is a member of the Board of the Australia-ASEAN Council for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and founder and Managing Director of Beasley Intercultural, Australia’s premier cross-cultural training and consultancy company.Tamerlaine’s keynote presentations, advisory services and training programs are described by clients as ‘transformational’ and ‘game changing’. Examples of her work include: coaching and advising business leaders in Australia and Asia; working with global teams to optimise performance; developing a framework for training and capability building through international partnerships for APEC; building local staff capacity at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific; leading the development of diversity and inclusion programs for the Australian Public Service Commission and the Department of Defence.