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· October, 2011

Stories about Thailand from October, 2011

30 October 2011

China: Questions Following Mekong River Massacre

Thirteen Chinese sailors were killed earlier this month in an attack on two cargo ships. Nine Thai soldiers have claimed responsibility, which the Thai government says is theirs alone, but...

Thailand: Floods and Social Media

Many parts of Thailand are still flooded as the country continues to face the worst flooding disaster in the past half century. But some bloggers believe the flooding disaster has...

18 October 2011

Thailand: Flood Maps and Disaster Monitoring Tools

In an earlier post, Global Voices featured some of the online maps which were created to monitor the floods in Thailand. The flood disaster is already the worst that ever...

11 October 2011

Myanmar: Did Thai Prime Minister Snub Aung San Suu Kyi?

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited Myanmar last week but intrigued some netizens because she failed to meet global democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. Here are some online reactions...

9 October 2011

Mapping the Thailand Flooding Disaster

252 people have already died in Thailand due to more than two months of heavy rains. Many parts of Bangkok, the country’s capital, are already submerged in floodwaters. Online maps...

4 October 2011

Thailand: Prime Minister Cancels Twitter Account

Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stopped tweeting after her Twitter account, @PouYingluck, was hacked a few days ago. Here are reactions from netizens in the country.