Menu
Account
What’s With the New China-Thailand Military Facility?
November 17, 2017
What’s With the New China-Thailand Military Facility?
Despite the general hype, specifics about the project remain unclear.
What’s With the New China-Thailand Military Facility?
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
June 21, 2017
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
A recent controversy offers a cautionary tale with respect to large-scale infrastructure projects.
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
When Will Thailand's First China Submarine Arrive?
January 31, 2017
When Will Thailand's First China Submarine Arrive?
Thai defense officials are bullish about approving a key acquisition.
When Will Thailand's First China Submarine Arrive?
China, Thailand Mull Joint Military Production Facility
December 20, 2016
China, Thailand Mull Joint Military Production Facility
Move could be another advance for an expanding defense relationship.
China, Thailand Mull Joint Military Production Facility
China-Thailand Relations in the Spotlight with Activist Deportation
October 07, 2016
China-Thailand Relations in the Spotlight with Activist Deportation
A recent incident has raised questions about how beholden Bangkok is to Beijing.
China-Thailand Relations in the Spotlight with Activist Deportation
China-Thailand Rail Project Back on Track With Cost Agreement
September 21, 2016
China-Thailand Rail Project Back on Track With Cost Agreement
The two sides agree on the cost of the first phase of a key project in Beijing’s infrastructure ambitions in Southeast Asia.
China-Thailand Rail Project Back on Track With Cost Agreement
Thailand’s Post-Coup Foreign Policy: Omnidirectional or Directionless?
June 10, 2016
Thailand’s Post-Coup Foreign Policy: Omnidirectional or Directionless?
What the junta calls strategic diversification may actually be a rather rudderless foreign policy vision.
Thailand’s Post-Coup Foreign Policy: Omnidirectional or Directionless?
China, Thailand Kick Off Military Exercise Blue Strike 2016
May 23, 2016
China, Thailand Kick Off Military Exercise Blue Strike 2016
Beijing and Bangkok kick off drills at Sattahip naval base.
China, Thailand Kick Off Military Exercise Blue Strike 2016
Chinese Warships Visit Thailand, Cambodia on Goodwill Tour
February 23, 2016
Chinese Warships Visit Thailand, Cambodia on Goodwill Tour
Next stop: the Spratly Islands.
Chinese Warships Visit Thailand, Cambodia on Goodwill Tour
Thailand Expects More Investment from China in 2016
February 03, 2016
Thailand Expects More Investment from China in 2016
Finance minister says he anticipates more investment from Beijing this year after a mission there.
Thailand Expects More Investment from China in 2016
It Just Got Harder for Chinese Citizens to Buy US Real Estate
January 30, 2016
It Just Got Harder for Chinese Citizens to Buy US Real Estate
Plus, a bombing in Laos, 'hurting China's feelings,' and the case of the missing booksellers. Friday China links.
It Just Got Harder for Chinese Citizens to Buy US Real Estate
China, Thailand Sign Rail, Rice, and Rubber Deals
December 04, 2015
China, Thailand Sign Rail, Rice, and Rubber Deals
Despite disagreements on details, China and Thailand move forward with a $9.7 billion railway deal.
China, Thailand Sign Rail, Rice, and Rubber Deals
China’s New Rail Project With Thailand Hits Snag
December 03, 2015
China’s New Rail Project With Thailand Hits Snag
Reports indicate another disagreement has emerged on the multi-billion dollar railway project.
China’s New Rail Project With Thailand Hits Snag
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
August 28, 2015
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
Uyghurs have become a thorny issue for Thailand and other Southeast Asian nations in their relations with China.
Bangkok Bombing Spotlights Uyghur Woes in Southeast Asia
Why Is China Buying One Million Tons of Rice from Thailand?
August 11, 2015
Why Is China Buying One Million Tons of Rice from Thailand?
Beijing is helping Thailand ease a large burden.
Why Is China Buying One Million Tons of Rice from Thailand?
Why Thailand Returned the Uyghurs
August 05, 2015
Why Thailand Returned the Uyghurs
The move, condemned by the UN, reflects an increasing alignment.
Why Thailand Returned the Uyghurs
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief