April 28, 2023
Thailand’s Democrat Party Pledges to Legalize Sex Toys
By Sebastian Strangio
The conservative party is making a desperate play to reverse its sliding electoral fortunes at next month's election.
May 24, 2022
Thailand’s Democrat Party: The Gloomy Light at the End of the Tunnel
By Punchada Sirivunnabood
A mere 11 years after its last term in government, the country's oldest party finds itself in the political wilderness.
March 22, 2019
Who Will Be Thailand’s Next Prime Minister?
By Associated Press
A look at those jockeying for the top post in Thailand’s March 24 elections.
March 14, 2015
Thai Junta Seems Ready to Put Elections Off Longer
By Joshua Kurlantzick
Given recent comments by Prayuth, it is unclear when Thailand will return to democracy.
January 22, 2015
Thailand’s Culture of Impunity
By Mark Fenn
For years, security officials in Thailand appear to have been able to commit violence with impunity.
December 02, 2013
Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
By Mong Palatino
Past demonstrations may give insight into the current Yellow Shirt/Red Shirt clashes.
November 06, 2013
Thailand: Same Faces, New Crisis
Attempts to pass an amnesty bill have taken Thailand to the brink of yet another political crisis.
November 05, 2013
Indonesia Strike for Pay Hike; Thai Protest vs. Amnesty Bill
Indonesians push for an increased minimum wage as Thais rally against corruption.
November 02, 2013
Thai Amnesty Paves Way for Thaksin’s Return
Thailand’s parliament passes a controversial bill that will allow former PM Thaksin Shinawatra to return.
January 19, 2013
Justice or Politics in Thailand?
Some say former PM Abhisit is rightfully being charged for supressing the red shirts; other see the case as business as usual.
August 15, 2011
Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been gracious in defeat. Will he make a comeback?
July 15, 2011
Upbeat on Thai-Cambodia Ties
The election of Yingluck Shinawatra could put relations between Thailand and Cambodia back on track.
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