39 activists face charges under Thailand’s sedition and public assembly laws. Prayut tightens his grip over Thailand.
Both Thailand and Cambodia have upcoming elections. Neither will be free or fair, but both are of huge importance to the incumbent governments.
The cashless economy is around the corner. There are still problems. But collaboration among industry players will lead to innovative solutions.
Jing Dong continues its expansion in the Southeast Asian market. Its partnership with Central Group will boost Thailand’s digital retail industry.
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.
Thailand needs to strengthen counter-terrorism mechanisms further to address new threats.