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In Thailand, Mass Protests Against Democracy
January 14, 2014

In Thailand, Mass Protests Against Democracy

By Zachary Keck
Mass demonstrations for democracy are quite common. Rarely have we seen people take to the streets to oppose democracy.
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
December 27, 2013

The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013

By The Diplomat editors
The Diplomat's editors wrap up the top trends and stories from 2013 ahead of the New Year.

Indonesian Men Freed after Allegedly Killing, Eating Orangutan
December 05, 2013

Indonesian Men Freed after Allegedly Killing, Eating Orangutan

By J.T. Quigley
Also: Thai protestors trade banners for brooms, nearly 20k evacuated in Malaysian floods.

Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
December 02, 2013

Thailand’s Provocative Protesters

By Mong Palatino
Past demonstrations may give insight into the current Yellow Shirt/Red Shirt clashes.

Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum
November 26, 2013

Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum

Yellow Shirts lash out against Yingluck, Thaksin, and one unfortunate journalist.

Thailand: Protestors Whistling Their Way to Democracy
November 21, 2013

Thailand: Protestors Whistling Their Way to Democracy

Thailand’s politics, yet again, takes an extra-parliamentary turn.

Thailand: Same Faces, New Crisis
November 06, 2013

Thailand: Same Faces, New Crisis

Attempts to pass an amnesty bill have taken Thailand to the brink of yet another political crisis.

Indonesia Strike for Pay Hike; Thai Protest vs. Amnesty Bill
November 05, 2013

Indonesia Strike for Pay Hike; Thai Protest vs. Amnesty Bill

Indonesians push for an increased minimum wage as Thais rally against corruption.

Thai Amnesty Paves Way for Thaksin’s Return
November 02, 2013

Thai Amnesty Paves Way for Thaksin’s Return

Thailand’s parliament passes a controversial bill that will allow former PM Thaksin Shinawatra to return.

Justice or Politics in Thailand?
January 19, 2013

Justice or Politics in Thailand?

Some say former PM Abhisit is rightfully being charged for supressing the red shirts; other see the case as business as usual.

Banned Thai Politicians Return
June 04, 2012

Banned Thai Politicians Return

Thailand is teetering on the brink of a meltdown. The return of banned politicians will aid Yingluck Shinawatra.

Waiting for Thaksin
February 01, 2012

Waiting for Thaksin

Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra seems bound to return to Thailand. If he does, will it spark unrest?

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