Joseph Thomas

West’s Anti-Chinese Campaign Failing Spectacularly

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Even as AFP tried to depict a recent United Nations human rights meeting as a landmark stand against what it claims are human rights abuses by China in its Xinjiang region, its own article points out just how big a failure it really was and how badly Western influence has waned in general. The AFP’s headline read, “Nearly 40 nations demand China respect…

New US Ambassador Seeks to Drag Thailand into US-China Conflict

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The English-language Bangkok Post helped reveal Washington’s growing obsession with Beijing and its attempts to drag Thailand into the middle of its conflict during an interview with the newly appointed US ambassador to Thailand, Michael DeSombre. In an article titled, “US turns focus to South China Sea,” the Bangkok Post claims…

EU Cries “Human Rights” as Cambodia Turns to China

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What should the world make of the West’s attempts to pressure the Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia on humanitarian grounds when the West is guilty of the worst (and still ongoing) abuses of the 21st century? Wikipedia provides a quick and simple definition of the psychological concept of projection, stating: a defense mechanism in which the human…

US Meddling in Thai Politics Continues

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Democracy by definition is a process of self-determination. For Thailand, democracy means the process of the Thai people determining the nation’s path into the future. Nothing could have less to do with the Thai people and this process of democratic self-determination than a capital and its interests located on the other side of the planet. Yet that hasn’t stopped the United States from insisting…

UK’s Stunning Hypocrisy over Hong Kong

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Further evidence the UK hides behind “human rights” rather than stands for them was demonstrated when London laced sanctions on Hong Kong after the passing of a security law aimed at combating overt foreign interference in special administrative region of China. British state media in an article titled, “UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong,” would…

PETA-UK Scam a Warning to Trading With West

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Animal rights front PETA and British retailers and media have teamed up to deliver a collective and politically-motivated blow to Thailand’s agricultural exports and in particular its large coconut industry (second largest coconut exporter in the world). PETA makes the absurd claim that Thailand’s immense coconut industry depends on “monkey labour…

US Loses Myanmar to China

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For the Southeast Asian state of Myanmar, the decision to expand ties with China despite Western pressure was a no-brainer. Significant economic ties have been expanded and the prospect for several large-scale infrastructure projects have been firmed up. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Myanmar could be considered a victory lap of sorts; the cementing of long-standing…

Thailand: Key ASEAN Nation Emerges from COVID-19

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The Kingdom of Thailand plays a central role in the Southeast Asian ASEAN economic bloc. It has a population of nearly 70 million, the second largest economy in the region and hosts a key leg of China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative including high speed rail that will connect China (via Laos) to Malaysia and beyond. Thus, regional recovery in the wake…

As Thailand Fights Covid-19, Students Vow to Continue Chaos for “Democracy”

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Despite the unprecedented damage global panic over coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has caused to nations around the world, so-called “pro-democracy” protesters have vowed to immediately resume street mobs as soon as emergency measures are lifted in Thailand. The move will almost certainly contribute to socioeconomic instability…

Philippines: Crawling Out From Under America’s Shadow?

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President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has announced his intentions to end the nation’s security agreement with the United States, specifically its Visiting Forces Agreement. The move puts into question America’s military presence in the Philippines and the influence it projects across Asia with it. In particular, it further complicates US attempts…

Coronavirus Exposes Hong Kong’s Fake “Pro-Democracy” Mobs

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While the large street mobs plaguing Hong Kong’s streets have more or less subsided, the foreign-funded movement and its supporters continue seeking every opportunity to perpetuate their agenda. This agenda, despite the Western media claiming it is centred on advancing human rights and democracy while opposing Beijing’s…

US Complains as Cambodia Pivots Toward China

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US State Department-funded front “Radio Free Asia” (RFA) recently complained about plans to proceed with joint Chinese-Cambodian military exercises despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. According to Khmer Times, this year’s joint exercises will include up to 200 Chinese personnel and over 2,000 personnel from Cambodia. According…


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