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Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win
June 06, 2019

Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win

By Grant Peck
With parliament’s unsurprising vote, Prayut Chan-o-cha has completed an engineered effort to prolong his rule as premier.
Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
May 31, 2019

Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy

By Kaweewit Kaewjinda and Grant Peck
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.

Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results
March 30, 2019

Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results

By Erin Cook
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.

Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues
March 25, 2019

Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues

By Kaweewit Kaewjinda and Stephen Wright
Situation intensifies uncertainties about the result as well as the future prospects of the country.

Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?
March 19, 2019

Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?

By Kiat Sittheeamorn
And if they are not, what should liberal and democratic political parties in Thailand do?
Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
March 14, 2019

Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections

By Associated Press
The premier has intensified his effort to strengthen his brand in the run-up to much-anticipated polls.

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?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at what an unprecedented development might mean for upcoming elections and the country’s political future.
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
January 24, 2019

It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date

By Tassanee Vejpongsa and Kaweewit Kaewjinda
Now will the country actually go to the polls as scheduled on March 24 -- and will elections make a difference?

However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence
December 13, 2018

However Thailand Votes, the Military Is Set to Retain Influence

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
This time around, Thailand’s elections, slated for February 2019, look like they will actually materialize. But can they rescue its troubled democracy?

What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?
June 21, 2018

What’s Next for Thailand’s Attack Helicopters Acquisition?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though Bangkok continues to look for ways to realize its ambitions on this front, several uncertainties remain.

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

By Katherine Gerson
The Thai government must face greater international pressure to deliver on its promise to lift political restrictions.
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

By Neil Thompson
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.

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