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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
Thailand’s New King Looms Large Amid Post-Election Uncertainty
April 05, 2019
Thailand’s New King Looms Large Amid Post-Election Uncertainty
While the country’s political future still remains unclear, the monarch will continue to exert influence in how it is shaped.
Thailand’s New King Looms Large Amid Post-Election Uncertainty
Thai Election Body Orders Redo in Places Over Irregularities
April 05, 2019
Thai Election Body Orders Redo in Places Over Irregularities
The Election Commission ordered recounts for two polling stations and new elections at six others.
Thai Election Body Orders Redo in Places Over Irregularities
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?
Thailand’s Renewable Energy Transitions: A Pathway to Realize Thailand 4.0
March 09, 2019
Thailand’s Renewable Energy Transitions: A Pathway to Realize Thailand 4.0
Having a renewable energy transition is a critical step to realize Thailand 4.0.
Thailand’s Renewable Energy Transitions: A Pathway to Realize Thailand 4.0
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
February 13, 2019
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
With the legalization of marijuana, Thailand hopes to carve out a stake in the global cannabis industry.
Thailand’s ‘Green Rush’
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
January 30, 2019
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
ASEAN should aim to be “central” in the Mekong subregion too.
Can ASEAN Play a Greater Role in the Mekong Subregion?
Thailand’s Golden Opportunity to Lead
January 26, 2019
Thailand’s Golden Opportunity to Lead
Thailand’s chairmanship of ASEAN is an opportunity for the government to counter troubling trends.
Thailand’s Golden Opportunity to Lead
Thailand’s Democracy Cannot Survive Another Election Delay
January 24, 2019
Thailand’s Democracy Cannot Survive Another Election Delay
Failure by the government to keep to the recently announced date could lead to political instability.
Thailand’s Democracy Cannot Survive Another Election Delay
Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
January 10, 2019
Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
Working around the “menu of manipulation” -- the tactics by which authoritarian regimes achieve a semblance of democratic legitimacy.
Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
Inside Thailand’s Miracle Cave Rescue
January 03, 2019
Inside Thailand’s Miracle Cave Rescue
A conversation with one of the key witnesses to an incident that sparked global attention last year.
Inside Thailand’s Miracle Cave Rescue
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
November 28, 2018
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
Southeast Asian countries may gain from shifting production linked to the tit-for-tat tariff dispute.
A Possible Upside to the US-China Trade War
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
September 06, 2018
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
A recent regional forum addressed the “global crisis” of killings and abuses linked to land.
Environmental Defenders Under Pressure Across Southeast Asia
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
August 30, 2018
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
For New Delhi, BIMSTEC is about reimagining India’s strategic geography altogether.
Making Sense of India's Revived Interests in BIMSTEC
What’s in Thailand’s New Mini-Submarine Project?
July 26, 2018
What’s in Thailand’s New Mini-Submarine Project?
A development has once again put the spotlight on Bangkok’s decades-old aspirations in this domain.
What’s in Thailand’s New Mini-Submarine Project?
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
July 17, 2018
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
As Thailand's investments across ASEAN increase, the country must commit to human rights due diligence that has been lacking.
Reckoning With Human Rights Violations in Thailand's Extraterritorial Investments
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