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  • The King, the cantonment and Thai democracy

    The King, the cantonment and Thai democracy

    The essay towards a rediscovery of democracy might hit the reefs in the face of the challenge posed by the king and the cantonment and also, of course, the court.

    March 9, 2019
  • Sowing seeds of new doctrine

    Sowing seeds of new doctrine

    His Majesty the King Rama IX of Thailand has been a huge jigsaw. If one looks too closely, one can miss the big, overall picture. Too far out and important details can go unnoticed. Even as Thais say their last goodbye to the late beloved monarch, overwhelmingly and wholeheartedly, it is not easy for foreign …

    October 28, 2017
  • Crown prince set to be proclaimed Thai King

    Crown prince set to be proclaimed Thai King

    Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn was set to be proclaimed the new Thai King on Thursday, heralding a new chapter in the country’s monarchy after the passing away of his revered father who was the world’s longest reigning monarch. Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, head of the junta-appointed legislature, will meet the 64-year-old Crown Prince at Dusit Palace and …

    December 1, 2016