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Opinion: A rich Thai socialite just killed a pedestrian in a hit-and-run; the legal double standards are shocking

Meet Akarawin "Jimmy" Taechaubol, a young, prominent Thai businessman, socialite, millionaire heir to the JC Kevin Development real estate empire, and police...

An English-Language Guide to the Thammasat University Massacre

For many, learning about October 6, 1976 is a jarring and thoroughly disconcerting experience, particularly for those using the event as a...

The completely arbitrary, crowdsourced, soundtrack to the rebellion

Student protests, like any good movement, needs a soundtrack so without further ado, we present to you the completely arbitrary, crowdsourced soundtrack...

Why we are protesting: an open letter to the government

The current protests have frayed the social fabric of Thailand. It has broken my family apart. You may wonder why, despite all...

Protest Art: The View From Germany

October 17, Berlin. A day after police clashes with unarmed protestors at Rajprasong, Bangkok.The...

Opinion: Unempathetic leaders cause mental health deterioration, the world needs more empathy.

We are currently living in a very chaotic world. A world that is deeply divided by race, religion, status, and culture. We...

Opinion: Thailand needs more people like Ekkachai Hongkangwan

Three people have been arrested and charged with Article 110 of the criminal code for infringing on Her Majesty the Queen's freedom....

Thai elites are resistant to change because they’ve benefited from the status quo

As the pro-democracy protests have gained strength over the past few days, they’ve been met by open opposition from Prayut Chan O-cha’s...

Opinion: How fragile are your beliefs if you have to rely on thugs to reinforce them?

On Wednesday, video clips were released online which showed a group of people wearing yellow shirts attacking high school students and pro-democracy...

A brief guide to keeping yourself safe online as the government cracks down on dissent

In many countries around the world, both ostensibly democratic and not, providers of communications services are often coerced to support the views...

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Netizens vow to reduce trash during Loy Krathong by calling for ceremonies from home

The hashtag, #งดลอยกระทง63, trended on Thai Twitter on Friday as netizens came together to campaign against the waste produced during the festival...

Government goes after former Future Forward leaders; summons them to hear sedition charges

Thailand's military-backed government has summoned the former leaders of the dissolved Future Forward Party to hear charges of sedition and other alleged...

Royalists and government responds to former PM Anand’s suggestions; say more at stake than Prayut’s rule

Royalist leaders and the government responded on Friday to former Prime Minister Anand Panyarachun's advice for calm and to address concerns of...

Nearly 5,000 THAI employees accept early retirement plan, first round to begin in December

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) said that 4,997 employees have signed up for an early retirement program called “Mutual Separation Plan”, or...

Rising NPLs in the financial sector takes its toll on the Thai economy

By Suppakorn Araam-arunsriThe much talked about gloom and doom in the country’s financial sector may have been overstated by...