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In Bangkok, Protests Again Take Aim at the Monarchy
September 21, 2020

In Bangkok, Protests Again Take Aim at the Monarchy

By Sebastian Strangio
The weekend's demonstrations indicate that the momentum for political reform is unlikely to dissipate any time soon.

Thailand’s Protests: Between the Old and the New
September 14, 2020

Thailand’s Protests: Between the Old and the New

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Beyond the headlines, what do the current protests tell us about the country’s present and future?
Thai Man Forced Into Psychiatric Hospital Over T-shirt Motto 
July 15, 2020

Thai Man Forced Into Psychiatric Hospital Over T-shirt Motto 

By Associated Press
After posting a picture of himself wearing a t-shirt with the statement “I have lost all faith in the institution of monarchy,” Tiwakorn Vithiton was forcibly hospitalized.

As Coronation Begins, What’s Next for the Thai Monarchy?
May 03, 2019

As Coronation Begins, What’s Next for the Thai Monarchy?

By Grant Peck
King Vajiralongkorn will finally be officially coronated, over two years after the death of beloved King Bhumibol.

Thai Princess’ Political Bid Sunk by Her Brother, the King
February 09, 2019

Thai Princess’ Political Bid Sunk by Her Brother, the King

By Grant Peck
It's unlikely we'll ever know just what happened behind the scenes before and after Ubolratana's shock announcement.

Bhumibol Adulyadej and Buddhist Kingship in Thailand
October 15, 2016

Bhumibol Adulyadej and Buddhist Kingship in Thailand

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Rama IX served as a revered symbol and also shielded his country from the worst consequences of its political instability.

Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’
April 28, 2016

Thailand: The Price of ‘Happiness’

By Serhat Ünaldi
On the two-year anniversary of the 2014 coup, Thais wonder if it's brought the security and prosperity promised.
A Thai Princess' Fairy Tale Comes to an End
December 15, 2014

A Thai Princess' Fairy Tale Comes to an End

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has divorced his third wife, Srirasmi.

Thailand’s Misplaced Police Priority
November 08, 2010

Thailand’s Misplaced Police Priority

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
The new Thai police chief says tackling anti-monarchists is his top priority. He risks deepening divisions in the country.

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