• Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Prayut may be the best chance at democracy we have 
    Thailand’s two main English-language newspapers are very “one-eyed” at present. Of course the people in power must face criticism when it is due, but the media appear to have forgotten to keep a critical eye on the opposition too – in this case, the old political parties.
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  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:19:40
    Ekachai escapes assault as he again tries to corner Prawit
    Pro-democracy activist Ekachai Hongkangwan escaped physical assault on Friday when he made yet another symbolic protest targeting Deputy PM and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan.
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:49:27
    Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest
    Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for the second time Wednesday for his role in mass pro-democracy protests as concern grows that prison terms for young campaigners are shutting down debate in the semi-autonomous city as Beijing increases control.
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  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Election year befogged by suspicion
    Prime Minister Prayut must promptly clarify what he means by ‘Thai-style democracy’
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    PM’s definition of ‘democracy’ based on ‘Thai way’ fails the test: analysts
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:22:37
    Prayut defines democracy ‘the Thai way’
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Tuesday that he wanted Thai people to have a good understanding of democracy and to do good things for the benefit of the country.
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  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:38:18
    Abhisit warns against 'Thai-ism democracy’ notion being excuse to neglect universal democratic values
    Ex-prime minister and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Monday that he understood the need to localise democracy, but stressed that “Thai-ism democracy” – a term used on Saturday by PM General Prayut Chan-o-cha in reference to what he said would be “Thai-styled democracy” – should not be an excuse to neglect universal democratic values.
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  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 07:00:00
    PM wants Thai-style democracy
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  • Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:24:51
    Prawit watch tally continues to climb as NACC remains mum on case process
    A pro-democracy activist on Friday filed yet another petition to the National Anti-Corruption Commission, asking it to probe into the Deputy PM’s collection of luxury watches.
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  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 17:25:34
    Nattawut seeks NACC file on red-shirt crackdown case
    Red-shirt leader Nattawut Saikua on Friday petitioned the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to disclose the files regarding the 2010 demonstrations after the agency decided not to pursue legal action against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then-deputy Suthep Thaugsuban.
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  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Time to dismantle Myanmar?
    The people of Myanmar have suffered terribly under 55 years of military dictatorship, but there has always been hope that this might change and a peaceful, federal democracy be established in its place.
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  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Can Thailand rely on the Democrat Party for democracy?
    As questions linger over whether an election will take place as scheduled in November this year, coup-maker General Prayut Chan-o-cha has signalled the political game has already begun – by declaring himself a former soldier who is now a politician. That in turn has placed the military’s cosy relations with anti-democratic groups in the spotlight.
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:08:55
    Activist fails to call time on Prawit
    Pro-democracy activist Ekachai Hongkangwan on Tuesday made another attempt to hand his watch to Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan at Government House – and failed.
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  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:31:42
    Thoughts on democracy
    Kata Sangkhae’s solo photography exhibition “Narrative of Monuments” opens this Saturday (January 13) at Kathmandu Photo Gallery as part of the Project New Visions series 4.
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 19:55:18
    PAD officers ordered to pay compensation to airports
    The Attorney General Office’s Legal Execution bureau has notified key figures of the now-defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) accused of illegally occupying Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang Airports during the 2008 protest to pay compensation worth Bt522 million to the damaged party, Airports of Thailand.
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