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Leading Thai Opposition Politician Charged With Royal Defamation
January 22, 2021

Leading Thai Opposition Politician Charged With Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit had criticized a COVID-19 vaccine procurement deal involving a company owned by the Thai king.

With Severe Sentence, Thailand Deepens Its War on Critics of the Monarchy
January 20, 2021

With Severe Sentence, Thailand Deepens Its War on Critics of the Monarchy

By Sebastian Strangio
Thailand wields a controversial law in its attempt to stamp out a campaign of student-led protests.
Thai Court Gives Record 43-year Sentence for Insulting King
January 20, 2021

Thai Court Gives Record 43-year Sentence for Insulting King

By Associated Press
A woman was found guilty of violating the lese majeste law for posting audio clips to Facebook and YouTube with comments deemed critical of the monarchy.

Singaporean University Publisher Accused of Bowing to Political Pressure
January 19, 2021

Singaporean University Publisher Accused of Bowing to Political Pressure

By Sebastian Strangio
The editor of a ditched anthology of essays on Thai politics has called for an academic boycott on the National University of Singapore Press.

Thailand Orders Restrictions as COVID-19 Cluster Spreads
January 05, 2021

Thailand Orders Restrictions as COVID-19 Cluster Spreads

By Sebastian Strangio
Coming after months of successful containment, the outbreak in Thailand suggests the fragility of victories over COVID-19.

The Political Economy of Thailand’s Renewable Energy Ambitions
December 30, 2020

The Political Economy of Thailand’s Renewable Energy Ambitions

By James Guild
How did Thailand grow its nascent renewable energy sector?

After Months of Calm, Thailand Grapples with Virus Outbreak
December 24, 2020

After Months of Calm, Thailand Grapples with Virus Outbreak

By Associated Press
The surge of cases in Samut Sakhon province threatens to undo months of efforts to contain the virus and hasten recovery of Thailand's ailing economy. 
In Thailand, Local Elections See Stagnating Progressive Vote
December 22, 2020

In Thailand, Local Elections See Stagnating Progressive Vote

By Sebastian Strangio
The results of the recent provincial elections hint at the possibility that some of demands of Thai protesters may be a hard sell outside big cities.

In Migrant Worker Hub, Thailand Sees a Rare Coronavirus Surge
December 21, 2020

In Migrant Worker Hub, Thailand Sees a Rare Coronavirus Surge

By Sebastian Strangio
The COVID-19 outbreak puts a spotlight on Thailand’s large floating population of migrant workers from Myanmar.

The Internet as Battleground in Thailand’s COVID-19 Tinderbox Moment
December 16, 2020

The Internet as Battleground in Thailand’s COVID-19 Tinderbox Moment

By Colleen Scribner
Online tools have been invaluable for Thailand's pro-democracy movement – but the government is cracking down.

In Thailand, a Political Movement’s Choice of Logo Prompts Controversy
December 09, 2020

In Thailand, a Political Movement’s Choice of Logo Prompts Controversy

By Sebastian Strangio
The choice has prompted a debate as to whether the useof communist imagery will help or hinder the protesters' cause.
The LGBT Community Joins the Thai Protests
December 09, 2020

The LGBT Community Joins the Thai Protests

By Ana Salvá
Renewed demands for equal rights from Thailand’s LGBT activists have accompanied the recent pro-democracy protests.

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