• Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Crow for dinner and no democracy for dessert
    Re: “An inadvertent admission?”, Have Your Say, Dec 16.
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  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    An inadvertent admission?
    Re: “Who killed Thai democracy?” Have Your Say, January 15, 2019.
    your say
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Who killed Thai democracy?
    I’ve just stumbled on a book that the junta could use to justify its rule and discredit an elected government.
    your say
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Another democracy monument vanishes overnight
    Re: “Disappearing democracy”, The Nation Weekend, January 5-6.
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  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 01:00
    Disappearing democracy
    Rights activists suspect a hidden agenda as another historic symbol of freedom is stealthily removed
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    Whither democracy in 2019?
    Coming elections in Thailand, Indonesia and India will be a test of authoritarianism’s newfound appeal
  • Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
    ‘End of History’ was a joke, but the Global South isn’t laughing 
    The collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s was a historic milestone, setting the stage for the everlasting and worldwide enthronement of the capitalist system along with liberal democracy. 
  • Sun, 30 Dec 2018 01:00
    Cambodia strongman Hun Sen derides 'democracy' in fiery speech
    Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen lashed out at Western governments for pushing "democracy and human rights" on his country, capping off a tumultuous political year with a fiery speech on Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Promoting division suppresses debate, condemns us to repeat history
    Media have been warned against presenting hate-provoking news and false information as they may be used online to influence how people vote, according to Somsri Han-anantasuk of the Open Forum for Democracy Foundation.
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  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Staggering back towards democracy
    With political restrictions eased, confidence is stirring that the people’s voice will be heard again in two months’ time
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    Seeking a beacon of democracy and progress for Asia
    How do you differentiate a democratic advanced country from a totalitarian underdeveloped one?
  • Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
    No real opposition
    The real problem is... is there an actual opposition party that has the ability to lead a fully transparent democratic government for the benefit of the people?
    your say
  • Sun, 09 Dec 2018 01:00
    What Is The State of Democracy in Asia?
    Asia has made strong headways in advancing democracy but still there is a long way to go in some countries.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    A block to democracy – and stability
    Appointed Senate has been designed to perpetuate junta rule, but it could also undermine it 
  • Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
    Going against the trend
    Going AGAINST THE TREND Educated citizens are more likely to believe that living in a democracy is important. In most countries, people with higher education hold stronger beliefs about the importance of democracy. But the opposite is true in Thailand and some other nations.
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