October 12, 2019
Getting Digital IDs Right in Southeast Asia
By Nabila Hassan
Countries in Southeast Asia are racing to implement digital IDs, but governments must proceed with caution.
September 23, 2019
The Trouble with Thailand
By Chonthicha Jangrew
Despite this year’s “elections,” Thailand is no democracy.
September 05, 2019
Is Southeast Asia Winning the US-China Trade War? Not So Fast
By Alec Lei
If the U.S.-China trade war continues or worsens ASEAN countries will also experience a bumpy ride.
August 30, 2019
What Does a Rising Baht Mean for Thailand's Economy?
By Phornchanok Cumperayot
A closer look at the economic implications of recent currency appreciation for the country.
August 02, 2019
Thailand: New Government, Same Old Issues
By Erin Cook
As a new government takes shape, the issues that lie ahead for it are quite familiar.
June 21, 2019
Why Thailand’s New Military-Monarchy Alliance Is a Bad Sign for Democracy
By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
New alignments between established forces suggest a bleak outlook for those yearning for change.
May 31, 2019
Thailand Junta Chief’s Orwell Plug Sparks Controversy
By Kaweewit Kaewjinda and Grant Peck
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.
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.
April 05, 2019
Thai Election Body Orders Redo in Places Over Irregularities
By Kaweewit Kaewjinda
The Election Commission ordered recounts for two polling stations and new elections at six others.
March 19, 2019
Will the Upcoming Thai Elections Be Free and Fair?
By Kiat Sittheeamorn
And if they are not, what should liberal and democratic political parties in Thailand do?
March 09, 2019
Thailand’s Renewable Energy Transitions: A Pathway to Realize Thailand 4.0
By Chen-Sheng Hong
Having a renewable energy transition is a critical step to realize Thailand 4.0.
February 13, 2019
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
By Skot Thayer
With the legalization of marijuana, Thailand hopes to carve out a stake in the global cannabis industry.