Violent incidents from southern insurgents were down in 2017. Does this mean the Thai government is closer to bringing peace to the south?
Thailand plans significant infrastructure development to boost cross-border trade with Myanmar. Both countries stand to benefit – if the plans come to fruition.
The Thai military government said it will hold an election at the end of 2018. But does this mean a return to democracy for Thailand?
Prayut wants to bring Thailand’s politics chaos to an end. But will he succeed?
Myanmar faces challenges at its borders. The Rohingya people remain marginalised, but workers forced to return from Thailand receive assistance from Myanmar’s government.
It has been one year since the last Malaysian budget, which was also described as an election budget.
Thailand needs to strengthen counter-terrorism mechanisms further to address new threats.
Prayut’s government faces fresh challenges from the separatist movement in the southern provinces.
Ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra broke her promise to face justice, allegedly left Thailand, and joined her brother Thaksin in exile.
Prayut offers shelter to the Rohingya, but the empty offer provides little meaningful assistance.