Subscribe

Tag

Thai Politics

Why Did Thailand's Fugitive Ex-Prime Minister Get Serbian Citizenship?
August 13, 2019

Why Did Thailand's Fugitive Ex-Prime Minister Get Serbian Citizenship?

By Associated Press
Yingluck Shinawatra received Serbian citizenship last week.

Thailand’s New King Looms Large Amid Post-Election Uncertainty
April 05, 2019

Thailand’s New King Looms Large Amid Post-Election Uncertainty

By Luke Hunt
While the country’s political future still remains unclear, the monarch will continue to exert influence in how it is shaped.
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
February 12, 2019

How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat

By Sebastian Liu
Prime Minister Prayut eyes an extended tenure ahead of the general election due to take place on March 24.

Thailand’s 2019 General Elections: Geopolitical Implications
January 26, 2019

Thailand’s 2019 General Elections: Geopolitical Implications

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Thailand has set a date for its first general elections since the 2014 military coup. What can be expected?

Thailand’s Golden Opportunity to Lead
January 26, 2019

Thailand’s Golden Opportunity to Lead

By Pechnipa Dominique Lam
Thailand’s chairmanship of ASEAN is an opportunity for the government to counter troubling trends.

Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?
March 15, 2018

Is Thailand Ready for Its Youngest Prime Minister?

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Though a new voice is ready for Thai politics, it is unclear if Thai politics is ready for him.

Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon
February 08, 2018

Don’t Expect Democracy in Thailand Anytime Soon

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Repeated election delays are the product of a fierce power struggle that is still ongoing.
The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election
February 01, 2018

The Neverending Story of Thailand’s Elusive Election

By Erin Cook
Polls are once again set to be postponed, delaying the country’s return to civilian, democratic rule.

What Yingluck’s Fate Says About Sexism in Thailand
September 08, 2017

What Yingluck’s Fate Says About Sexism in Thailand

By Matthew Phillips
Recent commentary about the former premier misses an important element of her story and what it says about Thai society.

Thailand After King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Succession, Civil-Military Relations, and Geopolitics
October 20, 2016

Thailand After King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Succession, Civil-Military Relations, and Geopolitics

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss royal succession in Thailand.

The Future of Thai Civil-Military Relations: In Desperate Need of Legitimacy
October 18, 2016

The Future of Thai Civil-Military Relations: In Desperate Need of Legitimacy

By Adam Wunische
What role will the Royal Thai Armed Forces play in Thai politics in the future? Here are four scenarios.
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.

Page 1 of 3