Police Captain Dr. Nitipoom Navaratna
(; born 5 June 1960) is a Thai politician and newspaper columnist.
Early life and career
Nitipoom was born at Trat Province but was brought up at Chantaburi
Province. His mother is Overseas Chinese
which surname is Li
. His former name is Boonchuay Youprom and Nitipoom Youprom but he changed his surname according to his foster father, Mom Rajawongse (The Honorable
) Chao Navaratna (Mom Chao Noppamas Navaratna's son).
In Khlung District
, Chanthaburi, he studied at Wat
(buddhist temple) Sueng Lang School, Sriharuthai School (Catholic school
) and Khlung Ratchadapisek School. Then, he moved to Trattrakankhun School , Mueang Trat District
and to Benchamarchuthit School, Mueang Chanthaburi District
Nitipoom was a Rotary Foundation
youth exchange student at St. Arnaud High School (now known as St. Arnaud Secondary College) and studied language at School of Languages, Royal Australian Air Force
He graduated bachelor's degree
from Faculty of Political Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, master's degree
from Thammasat University and doctorate
from Moscow State University.
Nitipoom is director of Institute of Asian and African Studies at Assumption University
, English tutor
in front of Ramkhamhaeng University (as Tutor Moo). He is also a columnist for Thai Rath
newspaper - "Perd Fah Song Lok" (Open Sky Look at the World). MC
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