As Thailand pushes to cut its waste, a new startup is incentivizing residents and businesses to recycle. To be effective, the service depends on local governments building strong, sustainable waste management systems.
As droughts and flooding in the Mekong River basin become harsher and more frequent due to the effects of climate change, coal and hydropower may no longer be viable development paths for the region.
A thriving underground market and a robust gun culture empowers criminals and keeps dangerous weapons within easy reach in Thailand.
ASEAN’s universities are struggling to compete. But the same forces that are pushing them to the brink can pull them to safety.
Thailand’s Prime Minister recently announced the end of five years of military rule. The new government is looking to the US to support its transition but Thailand’s pro-democracy groups continue to face threats and risk being brushed aside in the name of progress.
The new EU-Vietnam free trade deal may prompt manufacturers to move operations from Thailand to Vietnam. Thailand will likely look to other markets to compensate.
At a time of heightened nationalism, Thailand needs to double down on promoting harmony between religions.
Since the 2014 coup, female political representation in Thailand has suffered. Why are women underrepresented in Thai politics? And can Thailand increase its female participation without comprising the quality of its democracy?
Prayut Chan-o-cha gets the official nod as Prime Minister for another four years. The military’s proxy party will likely finish its term, but the opposition has a responsibility to lay the groundwork for true democracy.
African Swine Fever threatens to cripple the pork industry in Vietnam and Cambodia, as smallholder farmers struggle to prevent outbreaks.