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A Trickle of Chinese Tourists Return to Thailand, With Hopes of More to Come
October 23, 2020

A Trickle of Chinese Tourists Return to Thailand, With Hopes of More to Come

By Jason Hung
The arrival of the first Chinese tourists in Thailand under the Special Tourist Visa program is a good sign for the Thai economy.

Thailand’s Protesters Want the World to Know #WhatsHappeningInThailand
October 22, 2020

Thailand’s Protesters Want the World to Know #WhatsHappeningInThailand

By Jake Black
Social media has played an important role in attracting international attention to the movement's struggle for reform.
Thai Protests Inspire Online Calls for Change Next Door in Laos
October 22, 2020

Thai Protests Inspire Online Calls for Change Next Door in Laos

By Sebastian Strangio
Thailand's social media-driven demonstrations have resonated on the far side of the Mekong River.

Border Trade Authorities Wary of Myanmar’s COVID-19 Second Wave
October 22, 2020

Border Trade Authorities Wary of Myanmar’s COVID-19 Second Wave

By Shah Suraj Bharat
Since a recent spike in infections, border authorities in China and Thailand have tightened restrictions on trade with Myanmar.

With Plane Load of Chinese Visitors, Thailand Kicks off Attempted Tourism Revival
October 22, 2020

With Plane Load of Chinese Visitors, Thailand Kicks off Attempted Tourism Revival

By Sebastian Strangio
But the stringent conditions of the Special Tourist Visa meant that the sector's recovery will be slow.

As Thailand Protests, Hong Kong Offers Solidarity
October 21, 2020

As Thailand Protests, Hong Kong Offers Solidarity

By Jessie Lau
The Milk Tea Alliance began online, but has morphed into transnational connections between real world protests.

Defying State of Emergency, Thailand Student Protests Roll Onward
October 19, 2020

Defying State of Emergency, Thailand Student Protests Roll Onward

By Sebastian Strangio
Thailand student protesters are increasingly drawing support – and tactics – from Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.
Thai PM Refuses to Resign, Police Crack Down on Protesters
October 16, 2020

Thai PM Refuses to Resign, Police Crack Down on Protesters

By Associated Press
Thai police used water cannons and charged at a massive crowd in Bangkok.

What Did the Chinese FM’s Tour of Southeast Asia Achieve?
October 16, 2020

What Did the Chinese FM’s Tour of Southeast Asia Achieve?

By Sebastian Strangio
Wang Yi riffed on a number of familiar tunes, from China's role in post-COVID-19 recovery to the shibboleth of “non-interference.”

Protesters Again Fill the Streets of Bangkok
October 15, 2020

Protesters Again Fill the Streets of Bangkok

By Cory Wright
Gathering at the Democracy Monument, protesters then marched on Government House, where the prime minister’s offices are located.

Thailand Imposes ‘Severe’ State of Emergency to Quash Pro-Democracy Protests
October 15, 2020

Thailand Imposes ‘Severe’ State of Emergency to Quash Pro-Democracy Protests

By Sebastian Strangio
While the move will dampen public protests, it will do little to address the concerns that have pushed so many Thais into the streets.
Thai Democracy Protesters March Despite Police, Rival Groups
October 14, 2020

Thai Democracy Protesters March Despite Police, Rival Groups

By Associated Press
Thai activists launched a massive third rally in Bangkok despite heavy security presence and counter-demonstrators' harassment.

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