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Thailand’s biggest lie?

“This is no longer an apology, but a threat.” That was what Chaturon Chaisang, a leader of the now-defunct Thai Raksa Chart Party, wrote online in response to a statement Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha released earlier this week.In a letter released to the media on Monday, Prayut apologised for an ongoing fight among coalition parties to secure key cabinet posts.

4 July 2019

They forgot about Isan

As far as ASEAN countries go, there is little doubt that Thailand is doing well. This is true in many aspects including technological advancements and foreign investment.

3 July 2019

The slow death of democracy in Thailand

Recently, the Suan Dusit Rajabhat University in Bangkok, Thailand, discovered that the majority of Thais believe that political polarisation will continue after country’s the new government is in place and that the problem will not be resolved easily because it is deeply entrenched in Thai society.

5 June 2019

Is Thailand becoming Myanmar?

The military in Myanmar, also known as the Tatmadaw, is guaranteed 25 percent of parliamentary seats under the country’s constitution. If the National League of Democracy (NLD) - the party under Aung San Suu Kyi that won the general elections in 2015 - wants to implement any constitutional changes, it would need more than a 75 percent majority.

16 March 2019