I wish I were there in Thailand to see what's really going on.
Then again, I'd have to be careful what I wish for. Not a pretty place to be stuck in right now.
According to latest reports, trouble and violence are escalating in the Thai capital as soldiers began firing volleys of shots in the air to disperse protesters blocking key roads.
With the first show of force by the government since declaring emergency rule, 74 are left wounded.
According to AFP, demonstrators sent hijacked buses and molotov cocktails hurtling towards military lines in a chaotic battle at one intersection, where soldiers fired assault rifles and tear gas shells as they advanced.
Here's the rest of the story.
Got my finger clicking on this blog Mana-Mana. I had a nagging feeling that he'd blog something about Thailand, given his affinity and deep endearment for our neighbour.
Read Aziz Hassan's cry for the Thais. Don't weep too much, brother!