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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.
Thai Prime Minister and Colleagues Survive Censure Vote
February 29, 2020

Thai Prime Minister and Colleagues Survive Censure Vote

By Associated Press
 Thailand's prime minister and five of his fellow Cabinet members on Friday defeated non-confidence motions filed against them in Parliament.

Disbanded Thailand Party Alleges Government Collusion in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal
February 24, 2020

Disbanded Thailand Party Alleges Government Collusion in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal

By Associated Press
The Future Forward Party has attacked the Thai government for allegedly colluding with Malaysia's former prime minister to cover up the 1MDB financial scandal.

Thailand Court Orders Popular Opposition Party Dissolved
February 21, 2020

Thailand Court Orders Popular Opposition Party Dissolved

By Associated Press
Thailand's Constitutional Court has ordered the popular opposition Future Forward Party dissolved,

Thailand Opposition Party Acquitted of Sedition Charge
January 21, 2020

Thailand Opposition Party Acquitted of Sedition Charge

By Associated Press

Thai Military Holds Ceremony to Swear Allegiance to King
January 18, 2020

Thai Military Holds Ceremony to Swear Allegiance to King

By Associated Press
 Thailand's king presided over an oath-taking ceremony Saturday at an army base where almost 7,000 soldiers and police paraded to mark Armed Forces Day.
A Gloomy Outlook for Thailand in 2020
January 10, 2020

A Gloomy Outlook for Thailand in 2020

By Erin Cook
The outlook for the year looks quite dim for the country due to a string of external and internal developments.

Eggs from Endangered Sea Turtle Stolen from Thai Beach
January 07, 2020

Eggs from Endangered Sea Turtle Stolen from Thai Beach

By Associated Press
Outraged local residents donated 50,000 baht ($1,660) for a reward to catch the thieves.

For Thailand’s Progressives, It’s Been a Year of Trials and Tribulations
December 11, 2019

For Thailand’s Progressives, It’s Been a Year of Trials and Tribulations

By Chonlawit Sirikupt
Thanathorn’s removal foreshadows a sinister dismantling of opposition using a façade of checks and balances.

Thailand Defense Industry Ambition in the Headlines With Technology Transfer Prioritization
November 06, 2019

Thailand Defense Industry Ambition in the Headlines With Technology Transfer Prioritization

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The development reinforces the government’s determination to make inroads despite the challenges that confront it.
Getting Digital IDs Right in Southeast Asia
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.

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