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2 October 2014
It's Illegal to Hold a Rally in Thailand, but Students Did It Anyway to Support Hong Kong's Protesters
Thailand's army, which grabbed power last May, has outlawed the public gathering of five or more people. Bu it didn't stop some students from showing support to Hong Kong protesters.
27 September 2014
Academics from various universities in Thailand have deplored the action taken by the army and the government as an attack on academic freedom.
19 August 2014
Thailand’s military government has enacted an interim constitution which critics described as a charter that is designed to perpetuate a military dictatorship.
11 August 2014
2 August 2014
Up to 100 million people across the world are infected with dengue each year. Will the vaccine finally stop the spread of the virus?
28 July 2014
A new order from the Thai military government bans "criticism of operations of the [Junta], its officials, or any related individual," among other things.
24 June 2014
Hundreds of thousands of Cambodians are streaming over the border to escape a rumored crackdown on illegal migrants, only to be greeted by poor conditions and uncertainty.
23 June 2014
Mass media is being censored, Facebook is under fire and even the Hunger Games salute has been outlawed. Are Thais truly "happy" under the military regime?
13 June 2014
Free concerts, free food, free medical check-ups, free movies, free haircut, and now free telecast of all World Cup Games. Thailand's coup regime is serious in wooing public support.
3 June 2014
Protest ban? No problem for anti-coup protesters in Thailand as they adopted the 'Hunger Games' salute while some conducted 'read-in' activities in public places.