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The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
June 20, 2019
The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
While Thailand’s coup leader remains premier, the polls unleashed new democratic sentiments that the regime now struggles to silence.
The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
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’s Stolen Election
June 01, 2019
Thailand’s Stolen Election
An illegitimate election risks prolonging the country’s problems.
Thailand’s Stolen Election
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
Thai Court Blocks Anti-Junta Politician From Parliament Seat
May 23, 2019
Thai Court Blocks Anti-Junta Politician From Parliament Seat
Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn faces yet another legal challenge that his supporters see as politically-motivated.
Thai Court Blocks Anti-Junta Politician From Parliament Seat
Final Election Results Leave Thailand Divided
May 10, 2019
Final Election Results Leave Thailand Divided
The final results of the March election give no party an absolute majority and suggest that political divisions will remain if not intensify.
Final Election Results Leave Thailand Divided
As Coronation Begins, What’s Next for the Thai Monarchy?
May 03, 2019
As Coronation Begins, What’s Next for the Thai Monarchy?
King Vajiralongkorn will finally be officially coronated, over two years after the death of beloved King Bhumibol.
As Coronation Begins, What’s Next for the Thai Monarchy?
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’s Election Impasse
March 29, 2019
Thailand’s Election Impasse
The first election in Thailand since the 2014 coup has so far brought more confusion than clarity.
Thailand’s Election Impasse
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
Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?
March 19, 2019
Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?
And if they are not, what should liberal and democratic political parties in Thailand do?
Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?
Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
March 14, 2019
Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
The premier has intensified his effort to strengthen his brand in the run-up to much-anticipated polls.
Prayut in Full Campaign Mode for Thailand’s 2019 Elections
How Anand Panyarachun Shaped Modern Thailand
February 16, 2019
How Anand Panyarachun Shaped Modern Thailand
A new biography details the life of a former Thai prime minister.
How Anand Panyarachun Shaped Modern Thailand
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
Prime Minister Prayut eyes an extended tenure ahead of the general election due to take place on March 24.
How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
February 09, 2019
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
A closer look at what an unprecedented development might mean for upcoming elections and the country’s political future.
What Does Thailand’s Royal Shockwave Mean for its Future Politics?
Pavin Chachavalpongpun on Thailand's Politics
February 01, 2019
Pavin Chachavalpongpun on Thailand's Politics
The wild world of Thai politics in 2019 and beyond.
Pavin Chachavalpongpun on Thailand's Politics
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