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Scenes From Thailand’s Massive Protests Demanding Reform
September 21, 2020

Scenes From Thailand’s Massive Protests Demanding Reform

By Cory Wright
For months, protesters in Thailand have called for reforms. This weekend as many as 100,000 protesters descended on Bangkok.

Thailand Delays Controversial Chinese Sub Purchase
September 02, 2020

Thailand Delays Controversial Chinese Sub Purchase

By Sebastian Strangio
The move comes at a time when key Thai institutions, including the military and monarchy, are under close public scrutiny.
Has Thailand’s Monarchy Got What it Takes to Endure?
September 01, 2020

Has Thailand’s Monarchy Got What it Takes to Endure?

By Sebastian Strangio
The throne’s sacred aura has faded under the reign of the vain and unstable King Vajiralongkorn.

Thailand’s Student-led Anti-government Protests Grow
August 18, 2020

Thailand’s Student-led Anti-government Protests Grow

By Associated Press
The student-led protest movement has declared three core demands: holding new elections, amending the constitution, and ending the intimidation of critics of the government.

Thailand’s Deep South Insurgencies: Exploiting the Maritime Domain 
August 14, 2020

Thailand’s Deep South Insurgencies: Exploiting the Maritime Domain 

By Michael van Ginkel
The movement of extremists and illicit goods through maritime transit routes may be facilitating Thailand’s insurgency in the deep south.

Unprecedented Open Criticism of King Aired at Thai Protest 
August 11, 2020

Unprecedented Open Criticism of King Aired at Thai Protest 

By Associated Press
Student protesters aired grievances normally expressed in whispers in remarkably direct language.

Thai Protesters Threaten Escalation as Police Make Arrests 
August 07, 2020

Thai Protesters Threaten Escalation as Police Make Arrests 

By Associated Press
The government cracked down on Friday with the arrests of some high-profile members of the pro-democracy movement. 
Thai Court Allows Cambodian Class Action Against Thai Firm
August 01, 2020

Thai Court Allows Cambodian Class Action Against Thai Firm

By Associated Press
"This is a David vs. Goliath case that will redefine access to justice for the victims of corporate abuse in Southeast Asia and beyond,” one expert said.

Thai PM Orders Probe Into Dropping of Red Bull Scion’s Case 
July 29, 2020

Thai PM Orders Probe Into Dropping of Red Bull Scion’s Case 

By Associated Press
A Thai heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune was accused of killing a policeman in a hit-and-run eight years ago. Charges were dropped. Why?

Thai Man Forced Into Psychiatric Hospital Over T-shirt Motto 
July 15, 2020

Thai Man Forced Into Psychiatric Hospital Over T-shirt Motto 

By Associated Press
After posting a picture of himself wearing a t-shirt with the statement “I have lost all faith in the institution of monarchy,” Tiwakorn Vithiton was forcibly hospitalized.

Thais Seek to Fix Errors That Allowed Infected Foreigners in
July 14, 2020

Thais Seek to Fix Errors That Allowed Infected Foreigners in

By Associated Press
Two foreigners -- a member of an Egyptian military delegation and the child of a Sudanese diplomat -- infected with COVID-19 have prompted a revision of Thailand’s rules.
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.

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