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Thai Army Whistleblower Accused of Abandoning Post Gets Bail
June 22, 2020

Thai Army Whistleblower Accused of Abandoning Post Gets Bail

By Associated Press
Sgt. Narongchai tried to expose corruption in his unit via official channels and his career suffered. He later fled his unit in fear for his life after reporting once again.

Thailand Eases More Coronavirus Restrictions, Ends Curfew
June 12, 2020

Thailand Eases More Coronavirus Restrictions, Ends Curfew

By Associated Press
Social distancing rules will remain in effect, but businesses will be able to reopen starting Monday.
A Softer Approach From Thailand’s Sophisticated Monarch
June 06, 2020

A Softer Approach From Thailand’s Sophisticated Monarch

By Pavin Chachavalpongpun
Leaving the leveling of lèse-majesté cases behind, the Thai government has found softer ways to control criticism. 

Rights Group Says Another Thai Dissident Abducted in Southeast Asia
June 05, 2020

Rights Group Says Another Thai Dissident Abducted in Southeast Asia

By Associated Press
Armed men snatched Wanchalearm Satsaksit off the street in front of his apartment in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh late Thursday afternoon.

Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets
May 26, 2020

Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets

By Luke Hunt
Reshaping East Asian opinion for a post-coronavirus world.

Thai Activists Use Light Show to Jog Memories of Crackdown
May 13, 2020

Thai Activists Use Light Show to Jog Memories of Crackdown

By Associated Press
Sunday's light projections from a van avoided breaching rules against gatherings that were enacted to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. 

Thai Elephants, Out of Work Due to Coronavirus, Trudge Home
May 07, 2020

Thai Elephants, Out of Work Due to Coronavirus, Trudge Home

By Associated Press
An estimated 2,000 tame elephants are at risk of starvation because their owners are unable to feed them. 
4 ASEAN States Abusing COVID-19 Emergency Powers
April 27, 2020

4 ASEAN States Abusing COVID-19 Emergency Powers

By Luke Hunt
UN warnings unheeded amid arrests, death threats, and muzzling the press.

Explaining Successful (and Unsuccessful) COVID-19 Responses in Southeast Asia
April 21, 2020

Explaining Successful (and Unsuccessful) COVID-19 Responses in Southeast Asia

By Zachary Abuza
No government should be blamed for a pandemic, but they should be scrutinized for how they respond.

With Price High, Thais with Dwindling Incomes Sell Off Gold 
April 16, 2020

With Price High, Thais with Dwindling Incomes Sell Off Gold 

By Associated Press
The economy is down, but gold prices are up.

Thailand Enacts New Coronavirus Shutdowns to Stem Outbreak
March 17, 2020

Thailand Enacts New Coronavirus Shutdowns to Stem Outbreak

By Associated Press
The moves include postponing the country's biggest holiday, shutting down schools, and closing bars.
Thailand: Election Commission to Press Criminal Charges Against Opposition Leader
March 12, 2020

Thailand: Election Commission to Press Criminal Charges Against Opposition Leader

By Associated Press
The commission announced Wednesday that Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, leader of the now-defunct Future Forward Party, had knowingly violated the law when he ran for office without divesting himself of a mass media company by a legal deadline.

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