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Stories about Thai

15 November 2014

TV Host Replaced on Orders of Thai Junta

The program host was dismissed after featuring interviews with farmers and rural villagers about their thoughts on the country's political situation.

27 September 2014

Thailand's Military Stops University Lecture on ‘Authoritarianism’ and Detains Professors

Academics from various universities in Thailand have deplored the action taken by the army and the government as an attack on academic freedom.

6 May 2014

As Political Crisis Deepens, Thailand to Hold Another Election in July

Because of the failure of the February polls to solve Thailand's political crisis, a new election is set on July 20. But will the opposition boycott it again?

19 August 2013

Thailand Wants to Monitor Conversations on LINE App

The proposal is intended to monitor online threats to national security. LINE has 15 million subscribers in Thailand.

29 May 2013

Rebels in Thailand's Troubled South Make Public Debut on YouTube

In Thailand's southern borderlands where various Muslim rebel groups have led a deadly nine-year insurgency, the majority of the violence has remained anonymous, committed without any one group coming forward...

22 May 2013

Thailand's Prime Minister Sues Cartoonist for Insulting Facebook Post

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is suing a popular cartoonist for defamation over a comment he posted on Facebook comparing the leader to a prostitute for "selling out her country".

11 April 2013

Southeast Asia Lionizes ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher

Southeast Asians mourning the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher urged their own leaders to emulate the Iron Lady's "iron" quality.

19 March 2013

Thailand: TV Debate on Royal Family Cancelled

Thai PBS pulled out their most controversial TV program following public backlash against its series on the monarchy. Opponents deem the show “anti-royal” and a threat to national reconciliation. The...

27 January 2013

Thai Activist Editor Gets 11-Year Jail Term for ‘Insulting’ King

Somyot Prueksakasemsuk, a veteran activist and former editor of Voice of Taksin magazine (banned in 2010), received an 11 year jail sentence from a Thai court for publishing articles deemed...

17 August 2012

Thailand: Olympic Boxing Defeat Disappoints Fans

Thailand won two silvers and a bronze in the recently concluded London Olympic Games but the controversial defeat of a Thai boxer disappointed many fans who believe that the gold...

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