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Thailand Buffeted by Third Wave of COVID-19 Infections
April 12, 2021

Thailand Buffeted by Third Wave of COVID-19 Infections

By Sebastian Strangio
The new outbreak threatens to undermine Thailand's economic recovery before it has even begun.

Thailand Confirms Coronavirus Outbreak in Nightspots, Prison
April 06, 2021

Thailand Confirms Coronavirus Outbreak in Nightspots, Prison

By Associated Press
The possibility of a new upsurge in COVID-19 cases comes as the government is trying to finalize plans to gradually reopen the country to foreign tourists.
Amid Legal Crackdown, Thai Protest Movement Regains Momentum
March 25, 2021

Amid Legal Crackdown, Thai Protest Movement Regains Momentum

By Sebastian Strangio
After a period of hiatus, and amid a concerted legal offensive, the student-led protests are beginning to revive.

Thai PM Gets AstraZeneca Vaccine, 1 Asian Country Suspends Shots
March 17, 2021

Thai PM Gets AstraZeneca Vaccine, 1 Asian Country Suspends Shots

By Patrick Quinn
Amid concerns over blood clots, some suspend their vaccine campaigns while others continue ahead.

Thailand’s Military Personnel Challenge in the Spotlight with Slimming Plan
March 16, 2021

Thailand’s Military Personnel Challenge in the Spotlight with Slimming Plan

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The effort marks just the latest in a series of unsuccessful efforts to reduce the country's bloated and top-heavy officer corps.

Thailand to Boost Prison Capacity Amid Political Crackdown
March 12, 2021

Thailand to Boost Prison Capacity Amid Political Crackdown

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement follows the arrest of nearly 400 people in connection to the ongoing pro-democracy protest movement.

Thai Court Jails More Pro-Democracy Activists on Royal Defamation Charges
March 10, 2021

Thai Court Jails More Pro-Democracy Activists on Royal Defamation Charges

By Sebastian Strangio
The decision is designed to prevent the leaders from playing any active role in the ongoing political protest movement.
How Are Thailand’s Youth Protests Impacting Foreign Investment?
March 09, 2021

How Are Thailand’s Youth Protests Impacting Foreign Investment?

By Maxwell Abbott
Thailand’s protests have not yet caused a mass exodus of foreign investors. But continuing political unrest could drive multinational corporations away.

Facebook Removes Pages and Accounts Linked to Thailand’s Military
March 04, 2021

Facebook Removes Pages and Accounts Linked to Thailand’s Military

By Sebastian Strangio
The offending accounts targeted users in southern provinces that are home to a long-running Muslim separatist insurgency.

The Myanmar Public Fights Not to End Up Like Thailand
February 23, 2021

The Myanmar Public Fights Not to End Up Like Thailand

By Oren Samet
Myanmar’s army chief wanted a Thai-style coup. What he got was an uprising.

Thailand’s Creeping Digital Authoritarianism
February 17, 2021

Thailand’s Creeping Digital Authoritarianism

By Gerard McDermott
Since the military coup of 2014, Thailand has developed one of the most sophisticated systems of digital surveillance in Southeast Asia.
Myanmar’s Protest Movement Finds Friends in the Milk Tea Alliance
February 13, 2021

Myanmar’s Protest Movement Finds Friends in the Milk Tea Alliance

By Jessie Lau
Transnational solidarity – including shared protest tactics and strategies – between Hong Kong, Thailand, and Taiwan now stretches to include Myanmar’s anti-coup movement.

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