21 Jun 2022
Experts are warning that Thailand risks a serious outbreak of a highly contagious disease that could lead to widespread ignorance and mass hysteria. High-ranking officials and politicians appear to be among the most highly vulnerable groups.
10 May 2022
Plans for the upcoming Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games), scheduled to be held in Vietnam on 12-23 May after 4 months of delays, offer insight into how Southeast Asian nations will find their way back to normal after years of struggling with the Covid-19 pandemic.
3 May 2022
We need to value and support the critical work of journalists countering the mis- and disinformation flooding our communications channels, especially during crises, conflicts, and elections. The good news is that when the media and civil society work together, they create a better information climate - and a healthier civic space - for us all.
20 Apr 2022
HG's take on an ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine and how the language can be miscommunicated so well.
31 Mar 2022
Eun Hong Park, a professor at Sungkonghoe University, emphasizes that most countries with implicit alliances with Myanmar`s military have non-liberal governance. Referring to the post-coup phase on "Tatmadaw-democratic camp-international community," He argues that Myanmar`s "Spring Revolution" can become an opportunity to create "new Asian values."
25 Mar 2022
“Nation, religion, and king” - a slogan that seems almost spiritual and sacred to Thai nationalists. Why? I don’t think I am alone in believing that, even as we debate political topics, we feel that certain things - like our national religion and our royal institution - cannot be forgotten. Why exactly is difficult to explain.
22 Mar 2022
HG's take on neutrality, Thainess, and war in Ukraine.
7 Mar 2022
Verita Sriratana on why we should study literature in the age of capitalist "productivity," and how literature can, at a time of human rights crises, empower us to be the change we want to see.
22 Feb 2022
A nobel economist's take on Swiss banking secrecy revealed by Suissecrets.
26 Jan 2022
An enduring conversation between HG and an amnesty-get-out someone.
20 Jan 2022
After years of fighting off disaster, the economy of the nation was on its knees. The government had been forced to spend well beyond its means to wage the war. At the same time, economic activity had been devastated, seriously reducing government revenue. The country was on the edge of a financial abyss...
11 Jan 2022
On 18 February 2021, Prachatai English launched a crowdfunding campaign to keep us in operation. So far, we have received a total of 68,035.57 THB.