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Guns, Courts and Dirty Politics Puts Thailand Back on Edge
April 25, 2014

Guns, Courts and Dirty Politics Puts Thailand Back on Edge

By Luke Hunt
The killing of an activist adds to tensions in a country that some believe is sliding towards civil war.
Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?
April 24, 2014

Why Can’t Vietnam Grow Better Rice?

By Elisabeth Rosen
Although the country is a major rice exporter, the industry suffers from quality issues.

Bangkok Turmoil and Thailand’s Deep South
March 01, 2014

Bangkok Turmoil and Thailand’s Deep South

By Sasiwan Chingchit
Prospects for peace in South Thailand recede as Bangkok plunges into political turmoil.

Thailand on the Brink
January 10, 2014

Thailand on the Brink

By Mark Fenn
As the capital Bangkok braces for a shutdown, the turmoil looks set to continue.

Southeast Asia: 10 Trends to Watch For in 2014
January 08, 2014

Southeast Asia: 10 Trends to Watch For in 2014

By Prashanth Parameswaran
From Thai turmoil to ASEAN integration, it promises to be an interesting year for the region.
Protests Greet New Year in Southeast Asia
January 06, 2014

Protests Greet New Year in Southeast Asia

By Mong Palatino
Price hikes, minimum wage disputes and political corruption spark discontent.

Thai Politics Stifles Peace Talks in Troubled South
January 05, 2014

Thai Politics Stifles Peace Talks in Troubled South

Any progress will have to wait until after elections, due February.
A Mexican Drug Cartel is Selling Meth in the Philippines
December 27, 2013

A Mexican Drug Cartel is Selling Meth in the Philippines

By J.T. Quigley
Also: Thai protesters brave tear gas and rubber bullets, garment workers in Cambodia stage rally.

Elections No Fix for Thailand’s Political Problems
December 21, 2013

Elections No Fix for Thailand’s Political Problems

By Tim LaRocco
The fissures from the Shinawatra era run deep, and won’t be bridged any time soon.

Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?
December 05, 2013

Can the King’s Speech Pacify Thailand?

By Wenchi Yu
While offering a temporary respite from the protests, the aging King cannot solve the broader issues dividing Thailand.

Thailand’s Provocative Protesters
December 02, 2013

Thailand’s Provocative Protesters

By Mong Palatino
Past demonstrations may give insight into the current Yellow Shirt/Red Shirt clashes.
Instability Hits Thailand’s Economy
November 28, 2013

Instability Hits Thailand’s Economy

By James Parker
Markets take note of the escalating protests as the Bank of Thailand makes a surprise rate cut.

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