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Somtow: We protect the veneer of culture without diving deeper

As part of our podcast network, we interview influencers and intellectuals that shape Thai and Asian culture. Our first podcast featured writer and composer Somtow Sucharitkul and his thoughts on Thai Culture, his music and science fiction...

OPINION: Thailand’s government must not waver on its refugee policy

Thailand suffers from a mixed reputation when it comes to its protection of refugees and asylum seekers. While the country was once considered a safe haven for refugees fleeing armed conflict in Cambodia and Myanmar, in recent...

Why we write

There comes a time when starting out on any venture where one has to justify the new course that has been taken. So indulge me for a second, dear reader, to explain why we...

Thailand’s gay community has a representation problem

‘Never Apologise’ is a series of guest columns by Pangina Heals focusing on LGBT issues and entertainment in Thailand.Coming out is difficult and different for everyone. There are a whole series of issues...

Statement at the launch of Thai Enquirer

Thai Enquirer’s Editor-in-Chief Cod Satrusayang’s speech at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand on 8 January 2020.I sit before you today not as the editor of a news website, not as a...

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Government says this is not the time to relax despite lower infection numbers

Thailand’s government said on Wednesday that it had found 59 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.Of...

Lack of communication from Thai crypto-exchange BitKub have people lining up to leave

The lack of communication from Bitkub, Thailand's largest cryptocurrency exchange, following orders from the Securities and Exchange Commission to shut down and...

Opinion: Lack of clarity from Thai Government creates frustration around Covid-19 pandemic

Thailand was hailed by many as a model of success in coping with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The country ranked first...

OPINION: Conservative and minimalist government is not the answer for a democratic Thailand

This article is a response to Thai Enquirer editor-in-chief Cod Satrusayang’s previous piece, which can be read here. In it, Cod argues...

Many challenges await Biden in Asia, and Thailand, after he is sworn in

With president-elect Biden due to be sworn in today, countries around the world will be wondering whether the United States will attempt...