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Name Apirat Kongsompong
Gender Male
Nationality Thailand
Ethnic Thai
Job Chief of Royal Thai Army
  Thai General
  Thai Soldier

Affiliation

Org Royal Thai Army

Relationship

Father Sunthorn Kongsompong
2019 08 09
Thailand’s Royal Army Chief Gen. Apirat Kongsompong speaks during an interview with Reuters news agency in Bangkok

2019 04 04 Publish

[The summons of Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit came Wednesday, a day after Thailand’s Army chief, Gen. Apirat Kongsompong, warned that the military would not tolerate threats against the country’s constitutional monarchy, in which the king is deemed head of state. Some considered his comments to be directed at Future Forward] The army does the army’s duty, which is to protect, maintain, and defend the institutions of nation, religion, and monarchy

2019 08 09 Retrieve

The threat now is fake news. It’s like cyber warfare. And when it combines with the [bombing] incident that happened last week … it’s like hybrid warfare [a week after a series of small bombs exploded in different parts of Bangkok on Aug. 2, as top diplomats from more than 30 countries gathered for a regional security meeting hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)]

[He referr to some political parties that he said were:] just born a couple of years ago [and which had] the platform of their propaganda directed to [people] when they were 16 and 17 [years old]

2019 09 09
Royal Thai Army Commander-in-Chief Apirat Kongsompong speaks during a press conference after the opening of the Indo-Pacific Army Chiefs Conference (IPACC) meeting in Bangkok
2019 10 11
Apirat Kongsompong make 90-minute speech at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters. The speech was titled ‘Our Land From a Security Perspective’. The audience of 500 included university students, academics, local leaders and the media
2019 10 11
Thai army chief General Apirat Kongsompong describes how His Majesty the King Maha Vajiralongkorn fought against communists in Loei province in 1976, during a special lecture on national security at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok

2019 10 11 Speech

UNLESS YOU’RE WILLING TO PICK UP A WEAPON & DEFEND YOUR COUNTRY, I SUGGEST YOU STOP CRITICIZING THOSE WHO DO

They are very old now, lurking behind the scenes, but are actually the masterminds. They are working with some foreign-educated and far-left academics to plant wrong ideas into the minds of students. The old [communist] members who became politicians and academics still have their implanted communist chips.

Now, there is unrest in Hong Kong. A visit [by Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit] can be viewed as giving encouragement and support. [Focusing on Thailand’s university students, Apirat said] Hong Kong protesters are mostly youths. I ask, ‘If one day you feel disappointed and someone brainwashed you to take the streets, would you come out?’