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Prayut’s Popularity Plunges Further, But the Thai Public Can’t Name a Better Option
January 05, 2022

Prayut’s Popularity Plunges Further, But the Thai Public Can’t Name a Better Option

By Tita Sanglee
Despite boasting approval ratings of just 16 percent, the Thai prime minister's tenure seems set to drag on.

APEC 2022: Time and Momentum Are Not On Thailand’s Side
November 25, 2021

APEC 2022: Time and Momentum Are Not On Thailand’s Side

By Tita Sanglee
In the face of mounting domestic concerns, Thailand will have a hard time trying to smoothly run APEC meetings in 2022.
Thailand’s Protesters Are Battling to Redefine National Identity
November 02, 2021

Thailand’s Protesters Are Battling to Redefine National Identity

By Christian Kurzydlowski
Underlying the movement is a strong desire to reframe what it means to be Thai, moving away from total reliance on the monarchy and military's narrative.

Thailand’s Reopening Confusion: Another Reflection of Government Disunity
September 30, 2021

Thailand’s Reopening Confusion: Another Reflection of Government Disunity

By Tita Sanglee
Thailand's leader appears to be putting his own political survival over public health considerations or policy consistency

Thailand’s Constitutional Dictatorship Weathers the Storm
September 27, 2021

Thailand’s Constitutional Dictatorship Weathers the Storm

By Zachary Abuza
Despite rumors of dissent within Prayut Chan-o-cha's coalition, the military is poised to retain its privileged position in Thai politics.

Thai Leader Survives No-Confidence Motion, but Political Liabilities Remain
September 06, 2021

Thai Leader Survives No-Confidence Motion, but Political Liabilities Remain

By Sebastian Strangio
The result was expected, but the former Thai general continues to struggle with a steep legitimacy deficit.

Thai Parliamentary No-Confidence Debate Targets Government’s COVID-19 Response
September 01, 2021

Thai Parliamentary No-Confidence Debate Targets Government’s COVID-19 Response

By Sebastian Strangio
While it is unlikely to unseat Prayut Chan-o-cha, the debate will allow the opposition to exact a political cost from the government for its handling of the pandemic.
Bangkok ‘Car Mob’ Renews Call for Thai PM’s Resignation
August 30, 2021

Bangkok ‘Car Mob’ Renews Call for Thai PM’s Resignation

By Sebastian Strangio
After weeks of socially distanced car protests, activists are gearing up for a new campaign of in-person demonstrations.

Leading Thai Opposition Politician Charged With Royal Defamation
January 22, 2021

Leading Thai Opposition Politician Charged With Royal Defamation

By Sebastian Strangio
Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit had criticized a COVID-19 vaccine procurement deal involving a company owned by the Thai king.

With Severe Sentence, Thailand Deepens Its War on Critics of the Monarchy
January 20, 2021

With Severe Sentence, Thailand Deepens Its War on Critics of the Monarchy

By Sebastian Strangio
Thailand wields a controversial law in its attempt to stamp out a campaign of student-led protests.

The Internet as Battleground in Thailand’s COVID-19 Tinderbox Moment
December 16, 2020

The Internet as Battleground in Thailand’s COVID-19 Tinderbox Moment

By Colleen Scribner
Online tools have been invaluable for Thailand's pro-democracy movement – but the government is cracking down.
In Thailand, a Political Movement’s Choice of Logo Prompts Controversy
December 09, 2020

In Thailand, a Political Movement’s Choice of Logo Prompts Controversy

By Sebastian Strangio
The choice has prompted a debate as to whether the useof communist imagery will help or hinder the protesters' cause.

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