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?
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.
Ex-Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra broke her promise to face justice, allegedly left Thailand, and joined her brother Thaksin in exile.
The junta is using all the powers at their disposal to hurt Yingluck. But she has one weapon they don’t, the public.
Yingluck Shinawatra is standing trial for alleged criminal negligence. She will accept the verdict but civil unrest and anti-junta protests may follow.
In Thailand, elections and a return to civilian-led democracy is on the horizon. For now, the country is stable and calm, but for how long will that remain the case?
LinkedinTwitterFacebook0Before the military coup which brought Prayut Chan-o-cha to power in 2014, he was a staunch critic of Yingluck Shinawatra’s rice subsidy schemes. Now he…
LinkedinTwitterFacebook0A panel formed by the Thai military government has ruled former leader Yingluck Shinawatra is liable for a 20% share of the disastrous rice-pledging scheme. Critics…