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15 January 2017
"[We're] familiarizing them with soldiers and weaponry. By familiarizing them, they learn to love soldiers and even become soldiers."
21 December 2016
"The law's most serious shortcoming is in its giving too much power for authorities to make their own judgement whether certain actions may be deemed in violation of the law."
20 December 2016
"Prisons in Thailand still fail to recognize the basic rights of female prisoners, depriving women of essential health services and goods from sanitary pads to bras."
8 December 2016
Almost 2,500 Facebook users shared the post, but the police singled out an activist calling for the restoration of democracy in Thailand.
30 September 2016
"This unusual football field has proven that designing outside boundaries can help foster creativity used to develop these useful spaces."
4 September 2016
"By starting a football club and encouraging women to join, we are saying to Patani society that women can do the same things men do."
22 August 2016
By all accounts, Thailand’s new constitution boosts the dominance of the military, threatening to institutionalize even further a culture of censorship and state control over the media.
13 August 2016
Aside From the Singaporean Swimmer Who Beat Michael Phelps, Meet the Other Southeast Asian Olympic Gold Medalists
Singapore and Vietnam have bagged their first ever Olympic golds in Rio, Thailand has topped the podium twice and the Philippines has ended a two-decade medal drought.
7 August 2016
Where can you find the largest Catholic cathedral in Asia, the world's largest religious monument, and the only mosque without a dome? Only in Southeast Asia.
1 August 2016
21 July 2016
"If Thailand's military junta wants its referendum to be seen as credible, it must stop harassing journalists covering the campaign and let information flow freely to the public."
19 July 2016
2 July 2016
Protests are still banned in Thailand where the army remains in power, but will authorities arrest the 'protesting' toys and dolls?
29 May 2016
Kwv txhiaj has its origins in southern China and Southeast Asia, is several centuries old and is kept alive through its singers. One of them calls the US Midwest home.
9 April 2016
Instead of receiving certificates, graduates of 'attitude-adjustment' sessions will sign MOUs stating they will cease all activities against the government.
4 April 2016
"The Thai junta’s fears of a red plastic bowl show its intolerance of dissent has reached the point of absolute absurdity."
31 March 2016
"If junta thinks forbidding me to travel abroad would silence me then they're mistaken. I will continue to scrutinize and criticize them."
23 March 2016
Southeast Asia’s capital cities are among the most photographed and famous destinations in the world. But what do they look like from space?