Build Your Own Bangkok: An Artist Turned Amateur Anthropologist
May 22, 2015
Build Your Own Bangkok: An Artist Turned Amateur Anthropologist
In her art, Kathy MacLeod explores Bangkok's 'vibe of self-worship', the hipster invasion, and sexpat culture.
Build Your Own Bangkok: An Artist Turned Amateur Anthropologist
The Year of Living Crazily: Thailand One Year After the Coup
May 21, 2015
The Year of Living Crazily: Thailand One Year After the Coup
It's been one year since Thailand's coup, and there are no signs of democracy's return.
The Year of Living Crazily: Thailand One Year After the Coup
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
May 16, 2015
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
The tragedy unfolding in the Andaman Sea can no longer be ignored.
Asia’s Watery Graveyard for Asylum Seekers
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
May 15, 2015
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
Up to 10,000 refugees may be adrift off the coast of Southeast Asian states without food or water.
Southeast Asia Scrambles to Deal With Migrant Crisis
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
November 20, 2014
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
This has not been a good year for Southeast Asian democracy.
Southeast Asia: Democracy Under Siege
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
November 08, 2014
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
The "old middle class" in Southeast Asia is turning against democracy in a bid to protect its interests.
The Tyranny of SE Asia's Establishment
India Develops Long-Endurance, Low-Altitute UAV
October 02, 2014
India Develops Long-Endurance, Low-Altitute UAV
Plus, a Chinese sub heads to the Gulf of Aden, Russia takes France to court, and more. Mid-week links.
India Develops Long-Endurance, Low-Altitute UAV
The New Thailand-Myanmar Axis
July 29, 2014
The New Thailand-Myanmar Axis
With China’s backing, post-coup Thailand and Myanmar-- ASEAN's quasi-democracies-- are moving closer together.
The New Thailand-Myanmar Axis
Enemies of the Coup: Fugitives of the Thai Junta
July 03, 2014
Enemies of the Coup: Fugitives of the Thai Junta
The Diplomat's Zachary Keck speaks with Dr. Pavin Chachavalpongpun, a fugitive of the Thai Junta.
Enemies of the Coup: Fugitives of the Thai Junta
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
July 03, 2014
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
The EU should continue to stand up to Thai’s coup leaders and push for the restoration of democracy.
Europe Must Support Democracy in Thailand
Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup
May 20, 2014
Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup
The Thai military has declared martial law, deployed in the streets of Bangkok and seized media outlets.
Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup
In Thailand, Mass Protests Against Democracy
January 14, 2014
In Thailand, Mass Protests Against Democracy
Mass demonstrations for democracy are quite common. Rarely have we seen people take to the streets to oppose democracy.
In Thailand, Mass Protests Against Democracy
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
December 05, 2013
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
While offering a temporary respite from the protests, the aging King cannot solve the broader issues dividing Thailand.
Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
Thai Dance Students Go Back to School with New York’s Battery Dance Company
October 10, 2013
Thai Dance Students Go Back to School with New York’s Battery Dance Company
Western dance workshop in Thailand underscores cultural differences.
Thai Dance Students Go Back to School with New York’s Battery Dance Company
Harrison Ford and Rihanna: Environmental Crusaders?
September 27, 2013
Harrison Ford and Rihanna: Environmental Crusaders?
Western celebrities have ruffled official feathers over the environment in Thailand and Indonesia.
Harrison Ford and Rihanna: Environmental Crusaders?
Thai Tear-Jerker Video Goes Viral
September 18, 2013
Thai Tear-Jerker Video Goes Viral
A Thai mobile company’s video advert has the whole world crying.
Thai Tear-Jerker Video Goes Viral
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