The country may very well be entering yet another tumultuous political era.
Examining how military coups unfold is crucial to understanding a country’s path back to democracy.
Pita Limjaroenrat is clearly the people’s choice for prime minister. And under a more democratic system, he would already be sitting in the prime minister’s office.
A heatwave isn’t just about the temperature.
The two leading progressive parties must now form a coalition government – a task that could be complicated by the military-aligned parties.
A new study looks back into history to assess human impacts on the range of Asian elephants and finds sharp decline starting several centuries ago.
The pandemic has seen more and more full-time employees working fully remotely – and seeking out cheaper, warmer places in which to do so. Property price hikes show the impact on local communities.
Malaysia and Indonesia have been considering whether to follow Thailand in legalizing the use of cannabis, particularly for medical purposes. But another country could serve as a better example.
While gender-affirming health care is essential to the well-being of trans people, access to quality services varies significantly by geographic region and social context.
Lone gunman incidents have been very rare in Thailand’s history.
Political families have a strong hold on power in Southeast Asian countries – often to the detriment of the people they serve.
In Southeast Asia, Songkran is a time to celebrate the coming year with water fights, honoring elders and offering prayers.
Two things contribute to increased COVID-19 cases in several countries in Southeast Asia: human mobility and activities and the spreading of new coronavirus variants.
Thailand’s Buddhist temples, important centers of culture and commerce, rely on donations from international visitors. Because of a steep drop in tourism, these temples have been hit hard.
Low levels of immunity and high levels of mixing are a perfect setting for the next big outbreak.
In many of these countries, traditional power — often autocratic, feudal and authoritarian — lies just beneath the veneer of liberal democracies.
Many have looked to Asia for lessons on successful pandemic management. However, recent COVID-19 outbreaks in Thailand and nearby countries also offer warnings about what not to do.
TikTok has a high aptitude as a booster for grassroot political activism, even in regions where freedom of expression is limited.
One in six fishers in the Gulf of Thailand have been coerced or deceived into working against their will.
Coronavirus is surging in Spain, France, Germany and the UK, after many countries relaxed restrictions over the summer. They should look to success stories like Vietnam.