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Tita Sanglee

Tita Sanglee

Tita Sanglee is a Diplomat columnist and independent analyst currently based in Thailand.

Tita Sanglee is a Diplomat columnist and independent analyst currently based in Thailand. Her commentaries focus on security/political issues in Thailand and Southeast Asia, and the region’s relations with the great powers. She also works in a family-owned business in the hospitality industry.

Tita holds a MA in War Studies from King’s College London, and a BSc in Politics and International Relations from the University of Bristol. She had previously interned at the Royal Thai Government House and worked as a research assistant.

Posts by Tita Sanglee
May 22, 2023

Why Did Thailand’s Move Forward Party Win Big in Phuket?

By Tita Sanglee
The island, a traditional stronghold of conservative and military-aligned parties, has fallen to Pita Limjaroenrat's orange wave.

April 12, 2023

No Time to Die: Thailand’s Palang Pracharath Party

By Tita Sanglee
Despite withering popularity and internal divisions, the military-backed ruling party is still a force to be reckoned with.
March 22, 2023

Thailand’s Long and Bumpy Road to Nuclear Energy Adoption

By Tita Sanglee
Nuclear power has the potential to resolve the country's energy security concerns, but there are a number of obstacles to its adoption.

February 09, 2023

Thailand’s Military Modernization Again in the Spotlight Following Trade Deficit Report

By Tita Sanglee
Recent procurements have revived long-standing questions about poor communication and wasteful spending.

January 18, 2023

Thailand’s Space Age in the Making

By Tita Sanglee
The country is committing significant amounts of resources toward becoming the space hub of Southeast Asia. Is it worth it?

December 22, 2022

Thailand Rethinks the Teaching of History

By Tita Sanglee
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has spearheaded changes that will see history taught as a standalone core subject from 2024.
December 08, 2022

Thai Political Parties: No Eternal Allies, No Perpetual Enemies

By Tita Sanglee
The country's political landscape is in a state of high flux as it moves toward next year's general election.

November 18, 2022

A New Era of Thailand-France Relations?

By Tita Sanglee
The two nations, which share a troubled history, find themselves in increasing alignment on the pressing strategic questions of the day.

November 03, 2022

Thailand’s Monkish Politics in the Spotlight

By Tita Sanglee
As Thailand moves toward elections due next year, the opposition Move Forward Party has unveiled a policy to enfranchise the country's Buddhist monks.

October 21, 2022

China’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Policy: An Economic Nightmare for Thailand

By Tita Sanglee
Try as it might, the Thai government has been unable to fill the gaping hole left by millions of absent Chinese tourists.

October 06, 2022

Thailand’s APEC Misfortunes Continue

By Tita Sanglee
As it stands, neither U.S. President Joe Biden nor Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend next month's APEC Summit in Bangkok.
September 23, 2022

All Eyes on the Andaman Triangle Ahead of Thailand’s Next Election

By Tita Sanglee
The country's southern coastal provinces, once a stronghold of the Democrat Party, are once again up for grabs.

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