A thriving underground market and a robust gun culture empowers criminals and keeps dangerous weapons within easy reach in Thailand.
In Thailand, 7-11 convenience stores are becoming ubiquitous. While many appreciate the fast and accessible services, impacts on small business and local suppliers are mixed.
Thailand has made progress on migrant’s rights in recent years. With the formation of a new government around the corner, leaders should build upon the momentum.
As condominiums spring up across the skyline, many young professionals are enjoying the perks of convenient, modern, and relatively affordable housing options. But what happens to established neighbourhoods when land is bought for development?
Thailand’s anti-corruption agency cleared former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of one of four outstanding graft charges. What happens next?
Last week Thailand’s national assembly passed a new Cybersecurity Law law that grants the government broad powers to access internet users’ data. Critics say the law’s vague language could be used to violate rights to freedom of speech and expression.
This week, pollution in Bangkok reached dangerous levels. As the government rushed to implement short-term fixes, Bangkok is left crying out for a dynamic, government-wide approach to tackling pollution.
New data indicates Thailand has the highest wealth inequality in the world. With elections expected in February, political parties are forced to address this threat to social stability.
Thailand will break new ground by legalising marijuana for medical use and research. It must act decisively to capitalise on the opportunities this will present.
As the 2019 chair of ASEAN, Thailand hopes to push an agenda focused on economic cooperation and regional security. But to succeed at either of these, ASEAN must first find a way to address glaring rights abuses in its member states.