9 May 2023
In convening the DRAPAC23 Assembly, EngageMedia envisions a space for changemakers to build and strengthen knowledge, collaborations, and momentum to advance the digital rights movement after over two years of virtual convenings and limited networking opportunities. In this blog post, EngageMedia Executive Director Phet Sayo invites old and new allies in the digital rights space to join in the collaborative sense-making process and reflect on the lessons and challenges ahead in navigating the digital rights landscape.
13 Apr 2023
With the arrival of the Songkhran holiday comes concerns over road accident and traffic safety. However, Hugo Volkaert writes, the holidays are not why the yearly number of road accidents and casualties in Thailand are among the highest in the world. Design flaws in the road network is part of the problem.
20 Jan 2023
A recent letter from the Royal Thai Police to the Ministry of Justice indicates that the police now want to delay implementation of the newly-touted points system for improving driver behaviour.
15 Nov 2022
The summit meeting of Asia-Paciﬁc Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Bangkok’s Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) is right around the corner.
24 Oct 2022
Siripan Nogsuan Sawasdee, Chulalongkorn University's professor of political science, portrays an insightful outlook of how Thailand responded to Covid-19 from day one in parallel with many various pretexts and dimensions across the globe.
7 Oct 2022
As a young student and researcher who has witnessed political and social change, I am struck by how such changes affect memory. Here, I am specifically interested in the impact of disappearing cultural materials linked to the Thai democratic revolution of 1932.
9 Sep 2022
There has always been a question whether liberalism’s claim to be “value neutral” amid differences and the diversity of ideas, religious beliefs, non-religious beliefs, and various cultures in democratic society is a just claim or not.
7 Sep 2022
Just down the hallway from the sauna and karaoke room, the Senate complex has a bulletin board where notices and advertisements are posted for the benefit of Senators. Some recently removed announcements seem to have been recovered from the parliamentary trash cans and are being used as paper ba
6 Sep 2022
Last month, Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya population and others marked the fifth anniversary of the Rohingya Genocide Day, commemorating the Myanmar military’s brutal attacks on the Rohingya people on August 25, 2017.
16 Aug 2022
Fresh from their success in eviscerating the law on cannabis, a coalition of anti-enjoyment organizations has engaged in a new battle and set its sights on even bigger target.
11 Aug 2022
It is time to put an end to the weaponising of surveillance technology — both globally and in Thailand. Thai authorities must immediately initiate an independent investigation to hold the perpetrators to account, and support calls for a global moratorium on spyware technology.
1 Aug 2022
As the free world starts to tilt its foreign policy towards the Indo Pacific region, there is no one better suited to become British Foreign Secretary than Tom Tugendhat.