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Free Speech in Thailand
June 03, 2011
Free Speech in Thailand
Thailand‘s lèse-majesté laws are notorious. But do Thais care enough to get behind a push ahead of elections to amend the rules?
Free Speech in Thailand
China and Thai-Cambodia Spat
May 24, 2011
China and Thai-Cambodia Spat
China could use its good ties with both Thailand and Cambodia to restrain the two—and boost its own standing.
China and Thai-Cambodia Spat
May 19, 2011
Thaksin's Sister Takes Stage
Exiled Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s sister is set to run for the premiership.
Thaksin's Sister Takes Stage
April 30, 2011
Thailand, Cambodia Spat Gets Ugly
Domestic politics could be pushing leaders of the two countries to more intense conflict as thousands flee border fighting.
Thailand, Cambodia Spat Gets Ugly
Thailand Election Preview
April 17, 2011
Thailand Election Preview
Thailand is set to hold elections this year. But don’t expect it to be all about Red Shirts vs Yellow Shirts.
Thailand Election Preview
Lao Death Sparks Thai Outrage
March 29, 2011
Lao Death Sparks Thai Outrage
A car accident involving the death of a young Lao girl is a reminder of class divisions in Thailand.
Lao Death Sparks Thai Outrage
Thai PM's Citizenship Woes?
March 14, 2011
Thai PM's Citizenship Woes?
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva surprised many last month when he admitted he hadn’t given up British citizenship.
Thai PM's Citizenship Woes?
Thailand’s Forgotten Conflict
February 24, 2011
Thailand’s Forgotten Conflict
While the international media focuses on Red and Yellow Shirt clashes and a temple spat, a deadly rebellion still brews in Thailand’s south.
Thailand’s Forgotten Conflict
February 18, 2011
Cambodians, Rightly, Dig In Heels
Clashes between Cambodian and Thai forces over a temple are a sign of what’s to come if Thailand tries to take it, says Michael Hayes.
Cambodians, Rightly, Dig In Heels
How Egypt Looks Here
February 10, 2011
How Egypt Looks Here
The protests in Cairo have had Southeast Asian netizens talking—and comparing events to unrest in their own countries.
How Egypt Looks Here
The Red Shirts Are Back!
January 15, 2011
The Red Shirts Are Back!
The movement’s comeback may indicate rising public support and growing disenchantment with the Abhisit govt.
The Red Shirts Are Back!
Top 10 Newsmakers of 2010
December 29, 2010
Top 10 Newsmakers of 2010
From WikiLeaks to tragic accidents to the release of Suu Kyi — its been a busy year in South-east Asia.
Top 10 Newsmakers of 2010
Thailand’s Misplaced Police Priority
November 08, 2010
Thailand’s Misplaced Police Priority
The new Thai police chief says tackling anti-monarchists is his top priority. He risks deepening divisions in the country.
Thailand’s Misplaced Police Priority
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
November 04, 2010
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
Critics of Cambodian leader Hun Sen frequently miss the point about his leadership. He likes a fight.
Hun Sen Likes a Political Brawl
Thai Reds Sing Cambodian Blues
October 19, 2010
Thai Reds Sing Cambodian Blues
Cambodia has a history of attracting troublemakers. But this is unlikely to include Thailand’s Red Shirts.
Thai Reds Sing Cambodian Blues
What COIN Teaches Thailand
June 25, 2010
What COIN Teaches Thailand
The Thai Red Shirts have the hallmarks of an insurgency. Does a book written by David Petraeus show how to resolve the issue?
What COIN Teaches Thailand
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