• Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    What happened to America ‘for the people’?
    Trust, so fundamental to democracy, is being crushed in the sour row between Donald Trump and James Comey
    opinion
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:00:00
    New Moderate Party to push tech agenda
    WHILE A few major industries in Thailand have already been disrupted by new technologies, politics may be the next in line to be impacted as a new tech-savvy party, the “Moderate Party”, aims to introduce “liquid democracy” to the country.
    politics
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:00:00
    Activists detained before making mocking visit to Prawit’s house
    TWO PRO-DEMOCRACY activists were apprehended by police without an arrest warrant, with one alleging physical abuse, as they planned to “bless” Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who opened his residence yesterday to receive well-wishers for the Songkran Festival.
    politics
  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:00:00
    Digital democracy the way forward?
    Experts believe blockchain technology can end election fraud and save money
    politics
  • Sun, 15 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Wanted, an Asean where people’s voices reign supreme
    For Indonesians, the manipulative tactics being used by Malaysian leader Najib Razak to win the upcoming general election is a strong reminder of former president Suharto’s tricks during his 32-year rule.
    opinion
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Is democracy on its deathbed in SE Asia?
    For Indonesians, the manipulative tactics being used by Malaysian leader Najib Razak to win the upcoming general election are a strong reminder of our former president Suharto’s tricks during his 32-year rule. Unfortunately Najib is not alone among Southeast Asian leaders in adopting this strategy.
    your say
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Commoner Party ready to take an uncommon approach
    AMID INCREASING disillusionment with politicians for failing to protect the public interest, more and more common citizens are entering the political fray to take up their causes.
    politics
  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Thanathorn a good horse to back
    Re: Restoration of democracy Thanathorn’s primary goal, The Nation, April 9, 2018
    your say
  • Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Restoration of democracy Thanathorn’s primary goal
    Billionaire-turned-politician says his future forward party is ready to wait, but if elected to power it will send the military back to the barracks
    politics
  • Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Democrats will ‘differ’ from junta: Abhisit
    PARTY WILL UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, LEADER SAYS
    politics
  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 16:15:44
    Parties non-committal as government seeks talks
    The government is considering whether to invite political parties for talks before June, but is not committing to remove the ban on political activities despite increasing criticism from parties and democracy advocates.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Pheu Thai demands an end to junta orders that limit political activity
    THE PHEU THAI Party yesterday called for the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to repeal orders and announcements that obstruct the activities of political parties after the regime showed signs of delaying the promised road map to democracy by referring a key legislation to the Constitutional Court.
    politics
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 18:32:56
    Junta files complaint over march on Army HQ
    The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Friday filed a complaint against 57 pro-democracy protesters for allegedly committing sedition.
    politics
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    The world is making progress – but towards what?
    We live in an amazing age. Social media, for better or for worse, are revolutionising our world. More people than ever can travel. But wait a minute... what about democracy? Values? Ethics, if I may? 
    your say
  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Prawit threatens to prosecute activists for violating assembly law
    AUTHORITIES YESTERDAY threatened to enforce the Public Assembly Act against pro-democracy demonstrators as their street rallies have become more frequent in recent weeks.
    politics
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