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Will Sunday’s election ease or inflame Thai political conflict?

Publication date 19 March 2019 | 14:51 | ICT

Sunday will be a crucial day for Thailand, as voters cast their ballot to decide on the country’s future.



  • A call to redouble efforts

    Publication date 05 March 2019 | 14:15 | ICT

    We join our voices as women colleagues who have worked in governments and in multilateral organisations in support of promoting humanitarian relief, advocating for human rights principles and normative policies, advancing sustainabl

  • Anger must not be misdirected

    Publication date 01 March 2019 | 14:44 | ICT

    The “fidayeen” attack on an Indian Central Reserve Police Force convoy by a boy from Kashmir, Adil Ahmad Dar, in Pulwama district on February 14 killing 40 shocked the nation.

  • Youth should engage in politics

    Publication date 28 February 2019 | 11:14 | ICT

    Almost two-thirds of Cambodia’s population of 16 million people is under the age of 30, making the country one of the youngest in Southeast Asia.

  • Don’t fall for US jingoism

    Publication date 26 February 2019 | 11:11 | ICT

    A message for the Cambodian people from a disillusioned American

  • Tourist scams hold back economy

    Publication date 25 February 2019 | 14:36 | ICT

    A group of foreign tourists’ memories of Vietnam are almost certainly scarred after they were ripped off on the fourth day of the Lunar New Year.

  • Myanmar to go where Thailand fears?

    Publication date 22 February 2019 | 13:37 | ICT

    Myanmar’s decision to establish a committee on reforming the military-drafted constitution is a small but welcome step in the right direction.

  • Where do the righteous stand?

    Publication date 20 February 2019 | 10:59 | ICT

    A fence-sitter can be seen as someone who stays neutral until they decide which side to take, with their choice not based on their own perception or value system but that of the majority.

  • Embrace diversity or accept divorce

    Publication date 19 February 2019 | 14:56 | ICT

    Two major divorces are in the making in March. The obvious one is Brexit, which officially occurs on March 29.

  • ANN condemns Ressa arrest

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 12:28 | ICT

    The Asia News Network notes with concern and alarm the arrest of Maria Ressa, executive editor and CEO of leading Philippine news site Rappler, for pursuing the truth in a case with significant ramifications for society.

  • Changing attitudes to Valentine’s

    Publication date 14 February 2019 | 09:18 | ICT

    As an independent researcher on public health, I have compiled a report on youth attitudes to love and sex on Valentine’s Day, and how they have changed over the past 10 years.