Dr Pithaya Pookaman

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Asian Angle | Reality bites in Thailand as ‘political cobras’ return Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha

Prayuth Chan-ocha beat his pro-democracy rival 500 votes to just 244, with help from a hand-picked Senate and a coalition of allied politicians who traded campaign promises for cosy cabinet positions, writes Pithaya Pookaman

6 Jun 2019 - 4:49PM

Prayuth Chan-ocha beat his pro-democracy rival 500 votes to just 244, with help from a hand-picked Senate and a coalition of allied politicians who traded campaign promises for cosy cabinet positions, writes Pithaya Pookaman

Reality bites in Thailand as ‘political cobras’ return Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha
Opinion | Thailand’s emerging ‘New Right’ political movement seeks to suppress the country’s democracy

An odd mix of ultraconservatives, reactionaries, semi-fascists, pseudo-intellectuals and former leftists have conspired to prop up Bangkok’s pro-military regime, writes Pithaya Pookaman.

21 May 2019 - 1:36PM

An odd mix of ultraconservatives, reactionaries, semi-fascists, pseudo-intellectuals and former leftists have conspired to prop up Bangkok’s pro-military regime, writes Pithaya Pookaman.

Thailand’s emerging ‘New Right’ political movement seeks to suppress the country’s democracy
Opinion | Thai election: a political laundering by the junta to earn legitimacy

A new constitution, a junta-appointed Senate, weakened opposition and allegations of vote rigging. All signs point to Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha keeping his grip on power, writes Pithaya Pookaman

10 May 2019 - 2:01PM

A new constitution, a junta-appointed Senate, weakened opposition and allegations of vote rigging. All signs point to Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha keeping his grip on power, writes Pithaya Pookaman

Thai election: a political laundering by the junta to earn legitimacy