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Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
May 31, 2019
Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
Prayut’s reference to a George Orwell classic has served as yet another front for criticism against the government given its past record and the country’s current state.
Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results
March 30, 2019
Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results
Doubts about the results and the role of the election commission in particular have further intensified distrust about the country’s institutions and muddied the waters.
Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results
Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues
March 25, 2019
Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues
Situation intensifies uncertainties about the result as well as the future prospects of the country.
Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues
Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?
March 19, 2019
Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?
And if they are not, what should liberal and democratic political parties in Thailand do?
Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?
Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
March 14, 2019
Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
The premier has intensified his effort to strengthen his brand in the run-up to much-anticipated polls.
Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
February 09, 2019
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
A closer look at what an unprecedented development might mean for upcoming elections and the country’s political future.
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
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
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
December 13, 2018
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
This time around, Thailand’s elections, slated for February 2019, look like they will actually materialize. But can they rescue its troubled democracy?
However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
June 21, 2018
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
Though Bangkok continues to look for ways to realize its ambitions on this front, several uncertainties remain.
What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
Thai Junta Shows No Signs of Halting Assault on Human Rights
June 02, 2018
Thai Junta Shows No Signs of Halting Assault on Human Rights
The Thai government must face greater international pressure to deliver on its promise to lift political restrictions.
Thai Junta Shows No Signs of Halting Assault on Human Rights
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
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
April 20, 2018
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
Impatience is growing after multiple delays.
Is Time Running Out for Thailand’s Elusive Election?
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
April 05, 2018
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
The military junta, despite promises, has made little progress in weeding out corruption.
Corruption in Thailand: Running in Place
Why the Derailing of the Japan-Thailand Train Deal Makes Sense
February 28, 2018
Why the Derailing of the Japan-Thailand Train Deal Makes Sense
The recent failure of both sides to reach agreement is not all that surprising upon careful examination.
Why the Derailing of the Japan-Thailand Train Deal Makes Sense
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
February 08, 2018
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
Repeated election delays are the product of a fierce power struggle that is still ongoing.
Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election
February 01, 2018
The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election
Polls are once again set to be postponed, delaying the country’s return to civilian, democratic rule.
The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election
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