Navy Net - Royal Navy Community

Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

Military coup in Thailand

I;m I the only very immature person who stifled a laugh at the word bangkokian on the news tonight and the endless jokes such a word could produce
 
To paraphrase a former PM...

Bangkok if you want to, but Padres are not into kokbanging!

Mind you I hope Lingy's alright, being a resident of Kokbang. :?:
 
Based on this mornings news the coup seems to be following the traditional form, Army do a deal with the King, kick current government out and them rule for a period and have new elections.

Echoing AAC hope Lingy and family are all OK.

Peter
 

SILVER_FOX

War Hero
Nice to see that not a shot was fired at least. Be interesting to see if they live up to the promise of this being a temporary move.

Sf
 

slim

War Hero
Just before BAe made me redundant I worked in Thailand installing sea archer 1A an their ships. This was 1992. Or for those that can remember the last Thai milatary coup. BAe immediately told myself and the other engineer to, leave thailand ASAP. We advised them that it would not be cost effective as we expected the coup to be over in a few days (nothing to do with the fact that we were in Bangkok living in a four star hotel within staggering distance of both Nana Plaza and Soi cowboy). We were over ruled and managed to fly back to UK next day. By the time we had landed the coup was finished. (never did return to Bangkok with BAe)
 

dondon

MIA
Does any one know where Lingyai is , I havent seen him on here for what seems ages , hope he's ok , :lol:
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
MoD_RSS UK sanctions further Myanmar military figures for role in coup: February 25 2021 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Myanmar military coup: Minister Adams’ statement, 2 February 2021 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Myanmar Ambassador summoned in response to military coup and unlawful imprisonment of civilians MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Mali: UK statement on military coup MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK Automotive looks to ex-military personnel to upskill industry on brink of electrification MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK sanctions Myanmar military generals for serious human rights violations MoD News 0
MoD_RSS BuildForce: shaping military skills for a career in construction MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Over 350 additional military personnel deployed in Scottish Covid response MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Additional 81 military personnel deploy to Scotland to support COVID vaccination roll-out MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Right on Time: £800k for military logistics innovation MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Defence Secretary hails support for military families MoD News 0
MoD_RSS £3m to fund new wave of Artificial Intelligence for the military MoD News 0
MoD_RSS New Year Honours and Awards: Military MoD News 0
MoD_RSS The Military Division of the New Year Honours 2021 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Dstl scientists and military advisers receive New Year’s Honours MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Military to support the testing of thousands of secondary school and college students in England MoD News 0
MoD_RSS ‘Good progress’ made in tackling unacceptable behaviour in the military MoD News 0
MoD_RSS PM to announce largest military investment in 30 years MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK aid and military support sent to Cental America in wake of Hurricane Eta MoD News 0
MoD_RSS The Military Wives Choir and the 100 year journey of the Unknown Warrior MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK and France able to deploy a 10,000 strong joint military force in response to shared threats MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Personalised career support for hundreds of military spouses MoD News 0
MoD_RSS The Military division of the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2020 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Nagorno-Karabakh: UK and Canada joint statement in response to continued military clashes MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Amazon launches new Military Talent Pool MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Ongoing military action along the line of contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh region: UK statement MoD News 0
C Military Terminology The Quarterdeck 20
MoD_RSS UK military dog to receive PDSA Dickin Medal after tackling Al Qaeda insurgents MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Paraguayans graduate from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK defence teams up with world leading UK space company to secure next generation of military communications MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Watch the world’s biggest military air show online MoD News 0
MoD_RSS New anti-bullying helpline to clamp down on poor behaviour in the military MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Permanent protection from higher tax for military personnel in Scotland MoD News 0
P Holiday while in the military Joining the Royal Navy 13
MoD_RSS Evaluating the benefit of licencing military aircraft engineers MoD News 0
Naval_Gazer A Petition - Maximum automatic penalties for damaging Military Memorials Petitions 32
MoD_RSS New mental fitness tool launched to help military enhance mental wellbeing MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Scottish Secretary thanks military for coronavirus support MoD News 0
MoD_RSS In the military? CNC could be your next step MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Military stands up COVID Support Force MoD News 0
M Risk Assessment of Military Exercise on Vessel The Quarterdeck 13
MoD_RSS Military deploys to provide flood relief during Storm Dennis MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Armed Forces heroes celebrated at The Sun Military Awards MoD News 0
soleil FB: The Sun's Military Awards - Best Reservist Category - Sub Lieutenant Imogen Napper Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) 2
soleil FB: The Sun's Military Awards - Best Reservist - Winner - Lieutenant Commander Tracy MacSephney Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) 3
soleil "Selfless Heroes Nominated For The Sun’s Military Awards" Current Affairs 8
MoD_RSS Railcard for military veterans MoD News 0
MoD_RSS £183 million boost for military helicopter training MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Foreign Secretary statement on attack on Iraqi military bases MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Iran: UK responds to US airstrike on military commander in Iraq MoD News 0
Similar threads


















































Latest Threads

New Posts

Top