Thailand

Thailand: Crushing Localism Threatens Nationa...

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Street vendors of all kinds are facing a complete ban of their livelihood across Bangkok, the capital of Southeast Asia’s Thailand. While it may appear to be a minor move falling in line with many other nations within the “developed…

Abuse of “Rights Advocacy” Contin...

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Recently, Thailand-based media platform, Voice TV, faced a seven day ban after violating licencing agreements and multiple counts of misconduct. Various articles, including those published by local English-language newspaper…

Amnesty’s Abuse of Rights Advocacy

345564544Alleged human rights advocacy organisation, Amnesty International, has had several of its recent reports called into question regarding the very real possibility that its “advocacy” work is nothing more than politically-motivated…

Russia is Going to Fullfill Thailand’s ...

087In recent years, Russia has been taking steps to strengthen its ties with Southeast Asian (SEA) countries significantly. However, there’s a huge potential in establishing even closer ties with the states of this strategically important region which is yet to be realized…

Thailand Pushes Back Against BBC Propaganda

bbcthaiThailand’s government has opened an investigation into BBC’s “BBC Thai” and its recent activities. It is accused of maliciously slandering Thailand’s newly appointed head of state…

US Policymakers Seek “New Thailand̶...

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With the passing of Thailand’s head of state, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a universally revered cultural and pragmatic leader for the last 70 years, Thailand’s enemies see an opportunity in what they perceive as a void in national…

The West’s War on Thailand’s Next...

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The first fatal mistake Western observers make when attempting to describe Thailand’s monarchy is comparing it to European, or worse yet, Arabian institutions. It is neither. With the passing of the universally revered…

US Media Weaponizes “Economic Outlooks&...

2342342312311Thailand is currently undergoing a sensitive period with the passing of the nation’s long-lived, revered head of state, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Indeed, the mood across the country is somber, however, the actual business of…

Thailand Between the TPP and the EAEU

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On February 4th, 2016 the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) was signed. After ratification of the Agreement by all countries, which will take at least two years, a huge free trade zone uniting Australia, Brunei, Canada…

Islam in Thailand: Myths, Facts, and Opportun...

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Muslims have lived in and around Thailand – and before that, Siam – for centuries. They have contributed significantly to Thailand’s long history as a nation, from Malay Muslims moving up into central and even northern Thailand…

US Attempts to Shame Asia for “Caving t...

324232131231It is becoming clear that US influence – despite its “pivot toward Asia” – is waning across the Asia Pacific region. Washington has suffered geopolitical setbacks in virtually every nation in Asia Pacific, including those now led…

US Seeks to Exploit Thailand’s Transiti...

3423123213123The passing of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej marks a historical, cultural, and geopolitical event of yet unknown proportions. His time as Thailand’s head of state spanned decades, and the stabilizing progressive nature of…


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