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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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.