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How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
February 12, 2019
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
Prime Minister Prayut eyes an extended tenure ahead of the general election due to take place on March 24.
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
January 24, 2019
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
Now will the country actually go to the polls as scheduled on March 24 -- and will elections make a difference?
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
January 10, 2019
Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
Working around the “menu of manipulation” -- the tactics by which authoritarian regimes achieve a semblance of democratic legitimacy.
Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
May 23, 2018
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.
Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
March 02, 2018
What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
The good news masks a still uncertain road ahead for the ruling junta.
What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
Thailand's Winding Road to Democracy
June 22, 2017
Thailand's Winding Road to Democracy
Thailand's latest constitution set a roadmap for elections, but analysts fear true democracy may never return.
Thailand's Winding Road to Democracy
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
May 03, 2016
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
General Prayut's power may be unlimited on paper, but in reality he is curtailed on several fronts.
Thailand: The Limits of Absolute Power
The Geopolitics of the Russia-China Gas Deal
May 23, 2014
The Geopolitics of the Russia-China Gas Deal
Our U.S. editors discuss the coup in Thailand and the Russia-China natural gas deal.
The Geopolitics of the Russia-China Gas Deal
Thailand Opposition Behaving Badly
September 19, 2013
Thailand Opposition Behaving Badly
MPs from Thailand’s opposition party recently acted up in parliament, losing political ground in the process.
Thailand Opposition Behaving Badly
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
August 07, 2013
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
Protestors are filling Bangkok’s streets, calling for justice for past political bloodshed.
Thailand’s Proposed Amnesty Law Sows Seeds of Discontent
Thailand’s Rice Exports Hit 12-Year Low
January 25, 2013
Thailand’s Rice Exports Hit 12-Year Low
Last year Thailand lost its spot as the world’s top rice exporter. Can it bounce back?
Thailand’s Rice Exports Hit 12-Year Low
Year of ASEAN Opposition?
September 02, 2011
Year of ASEAN Opposition?
Opposition politicians have made big gains in many Southeast Asian nations. It’s a sign of the public’s frustration.
Year of ASEAN Opposition?
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