Jasmine Chia

Jasmine Chia is a writer and contributor to Thai Enquirer. Jasmine can be contacted at [email protected]
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2020’s 20 Most Important Moments in Thailand

2020 is a year that will go down in history as a year quite unlike any other we have seen for some...

Civilization and its discontents: Gender and Article 112

Student protesters are taking back the ideal of the proper Thai woman in their fight against the state and for reform of...

Opinion: Another World Is Possible, And It Isn’t Communism

When Free YOUTH released its ‘Restart Thailand’ logo in the manner of the Communist hammer and sickle, it stoked widespread political discussion....

Opinion: Thai Protesters Do Not Need US Support

In late October, at the height of Thailand’s pro-democracy protests, a small pro-royalist protest took place at the US embassy.

BIG INTERVIEW: Badiucao, The Chinese Dissident Cartoonist Supporting the Milk Tea Alliance

When Thai pro-democracy protesters were water cannoned in front of the Government House at a protest on November 17th, one Twitter user...

Covering the 2020 Thai Protests: The Ethics of Photojournalism

This is a two-part article series initially conceived in response to this South China Morning Post article, but has become about much more: how...

How Thailand Became The Center of Southeast Asia’s Narcotics Trade

On November 12, Thailand made international headlines for announcing the seizure of 11.5 tons (one billion US dollars’ worth) of ketamine in...

Why Thais Stand With Joshua Wong

On November 23, Joshua Wong pled guilty to organizing and inciting an unauthorized assembly near the police headquarters in Hong Kong’s 2019...

How the Rubber Duck Became a Thai Protest Symbol

The 2020 Thai democracy protests have had no shortage of unexpected symbols, from Hamtaro to Harry Potter, Les Mis to the Hunger...

Thai protests and the possibility of a South East Asian spring

“The geographies of these protests have been different,” wrote Eli Elinoff for the Isaan Record, on Thailand’s October protests.

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Reflections on our one year anniversary and Marty Baron’s retirement

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Opinion: DJ Matoom and the fiasco surrounding him is everything that is wrong with Thailand

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The Ministry of Tourism this week said that it plans to attract over 3 billion baht in revenue from foreign film productions...

Anutin defends government’s vaccine strategy; thanks Thanathorn

Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Tuesday addressed the questions from the opposition over the government’s coronavirus vaccine plan.In...