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Former Thai PM Thaksin to be Charged With Royal Defamation

Former Thai PM Thaksin to be Charged With Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
The pact between Thaksin's camp and the royalist establishment, which allowed the former leader to return from self-exile last year, may be starting to fray.

Thai PM Avoids Suspension As Constitutional Court Accepts Ethics Complaint

Thai PM Avoids Suspension As Constitutional Court Accepts Ethics Complaint

By Sebastian Strangio
Military-appointed senators are seeking Srettha Thavisin's removal from office after he appointed a minister with a past conviction for bribery.
Thaksin Shinawatra and the Rise of Political Nihilism in Thailand

Thaksin Shinawatra and the Rise of Political Nihilism in Thailand

By Tita Sanglee
As expected, the newly rehabilitated former prime minister is again flaunting his political influence – to Thailand's detriment.

Does Thailand’s Plan to Finance Its 500 Billion Baht Stimulus Make Sense?

Does Thailand’s Plan to Finance Its 500 Billion Baht Stimulus Make Sense?

By James Guild
Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin's government has struggled to fund its massive "digital wallet" stimulus program.

Thailand’s Parliament Passes Landmark Marriage Equality Bill

Thailand’s Parliament Passes Landmark Marriage Equality Bill

By Sebastian Strangio
Once the law is approved by the Senate and the King, the country will become the first in Southeast Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

It’s a Family Affair as Paetongtarn Shinawatra Visits Cambodia

It’s a Family Affair as Paetongtarn Shinawatra Visits Cambodia

By Sebastian Strangio
The return of the Shinawatra clan in Thailand has delivered a fillip to relations between Bangkok and Phnom Penh.

Former Thai PM Visits Hometown Chiang Mai For First Time in 17 Years

Former Thai PM Visits Hometown Chiang Mai For First Time in 17 Years

By Sebastian Strangio
Thaksin Shinawatra's quasi-official reception will do little to damp down rumors that he remains the real power behind the Pheu Thai-led government.
Thaksin and Move Forward: Downplaying Their Problems?

Thaksin and Move Forward: Downplaying Their Problems?

By Tita Sanglee
The controversial release of the former prime minister has presented the progressive MFP with a political opportunity.

Former Thai PM Thaksin Freed on Parole After 6 Months

Former Thai PM Thaksin Freed on Parole After 6 Months

By Sebastian Strangio
As controversy over his parole simmers, attention turns to what influence the controversial former leader will have over Thai politics.

Jailed Former Thai PM Thaksin Gets Parole, Could Walk Free This Week

Jailed Former Thai PM Thaksin Gets Parole, Could Walk Free This Week

By Jintamas Saksornchai
The announcement brings an end to a two-decade war between Thaksin Shinawatra and the country's conservative establishment.

Detained Former Thai PM on List of Eligible Parolees, Reports Say

Detained Former Thai PM on List of Eligible Parolees, Reports Say

By Sebastian Strangio
Thaksin Shinawatra's name is on a list of 930 elderly inmates, who have been approved for parole due to ill health.
Thailand’s Wage Battle: Economic Boost or Competitiveness Concern?

Thailand’s Wage Battle: Economic Boost or Competitiveness Concern?

By Prem Singh Gill
Deliberation over incremental increases to Thailand's minimum wage underscores a delicate balance between the imperative for fair compensation and the necessity to preserve economic competitiveness. 

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