Will he deliver an official apology? Or will he just express "remorse".
No, we haven't been officially labelled the new "Sick Man of Asia" just yet. But if we dig deep enough into our social, economic and political ailments that are being addressed by the National Reform Council (NRC), we might find the...
There is no getting away from it: Lifting martial law doesn't mean anything if it's replaced by an equally, if not more, draconian law.
Premier Prayut Chan-o-cha faces two major decisions this week: 1. Will he lift martial law? If so, how does he explain the decision to replace it with the all-embracing Article 44 of the interim charter, which may be even more draconian and...
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, at his press conference marking the conclusion of the annual session of the National People's Congress last Sunday, compared his country's economic development to the Chinese game of Go.
One day, he said he was ready to call it quits "if the public doesn't want me". The next day, he was equally unequivocal that nothing could change his determination to stay the course.
Does it constitute a "threat" if the prime minister says he feels like punching a reporter for repeatedly asking why the government has failed to live up to its pledge to get things done?
There is no avoiding the deeply rooted suspicion that the Constitution drafters who pushed through Article 174 were paving the way for the coup-makers to continue to hold political power even after a new election is held.
The concept of a "national unity government" in Thai political culture has always been linked to a perception of "collusion" and/or "conspiracy".
Premier Prayut Chan-o-cha told reporters last week that he was in fact a "funny guy" and that if he at times had looked miffed and frustrated over the questions posed by the scribes, he was only pretending. I assume he was suggesting that...