The year for the 'October' man
Former student leader Visa Khantap has been feted by the red shirts and could end up a full minister - Thailand's top boffins have taken the science and technology minister to task over some unusual decisions - Yingluck wines and dines the military to prove all is well with their relationship
About 300 red-shirt luminaries, cabinet ministers and prominent government politicians attended a party on Tuesday to celebrate the 60th birthday of Visa Khantap, a key red-shirt figure.
Visa: From jungle to prominence
It was a major gathering of like-minded people who turned up and walked down memory lane together.