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Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win
June 06, 2019
Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win
With parliament’s unsurprising vote, Prayut Chan-o-cha has completed an engineered effort to prolong his rule as premier.
Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win
Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
May 31, 2019
Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
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.
Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
Asia’s Elections: Market Moving or More of the Same?
April 12, 2019
Asia’s Elections: Market Moving or More of the Same?
Predicting the economic impact of polls in Thailand, Indonesia, India, Australia, and more.
Asia’s Elections: Market Moving or More of the Same?
Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results
March 30, 2019
Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results
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.
Irregularities Cloud Thailand’s 2019 Election Results
Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues
March 25, 2019
Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues
Situation intensifies uncertainties about the result as well as the future prospects of the country.
Thailand 2019 Elections: Conflicting Claims as Final Result Wait Continues
US-China 5G War: Southeast Asia Battleground in Focus with Huawei’s First Test Bed Launch
February 22, 2019
US-China 5G War: Southeast Asia Battleground in Focus with Huawei’s First Test Bed Launch
A recent development has spotlighted the subregion’s role within the broader conversation about the perceived security risks in working with Chinese firms in this realm.
US-China 5G War: Southeast Asia Battleground in Focus with Huawei’s First Test Bed Launch
Thailand’s Engagement With Africa
February 28, 2018
Thailand’s Engagement With Africa
Yet another “unusual suspect” is intensifying relations with African countries. How far can it go?
Thailand’s Engagement With Africa
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
July 03, 2017
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
Though an upcoming summit meeting offers room for both sides to boost the relationship, there are also lingering challenges.
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
June 21, 2017
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
A recent controversy offers a cautionary tale with respect to large-scale infrastructure projects.
The Real Lesson in Thailand’s Struggle With a China Rail Project
The Faces of Bangkok's Homeless
July 01, 2016
The Faces of Bangkok's Homeless
A closer look at the homelessness problem in Thailand's capital city.
The Faces of Bangkok's Homeless
Can Thailand Avoid the Middle-Income Trap?
April 08, 2016
Can Thailand Avoid the Middle-Income Trap?
Many countries in Asia are invariably facing the risk of falling into the trap; Thailand is one of them.
Can Thailand Avoid the Middle-Income Trap?
China-Thailand Railway Project Gets Untracked
April 01, 2016
China-Thailand Railway Project Gets Untracked
A high-speed rail project between the two countries has been canceled.
China-Thailand Railway Project Gets Untracked
The Rise of State Capitalism in Thailand
March 20, 2016
The Rise of State Capitalism in Thailand
How the Thaksin era ushered in the reign of state capitalism in Thailand.
The Rise of State Capitalism in Thailand
Can Thailand's Junta Reverse its Economic Decline?
March 11, 2016
Can Thailand's Junta Reverse its Economic Decline?
Thailand’s military government has ambitious goals, whether it can achieve them is a big question.
Can Thailand's Junta Reverse its Economic Decline?
Will Thailand's Military Be Held Accountable for the Country's Economic Woes?
December 11, 2015
Will Thailand's Military Be Held Accountable for the Country's Economic Woes?
As the country's economic woes continue, the junta deserves its share of blame.
Will Thailand's Military Be Held Accountable for the Country's Economic Woes?
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