Punchada Sirivunnabood

Dr Punchada Sirivunnabood is a Visiting Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Punchada Sirivunnabood (7)

When “Tony” Goes Clubbing: The Power of Clubhouse in Thailand

Punchada Sirivunnabood

Clubhouse, a new audio-based social media app, has gained much popularity in Thailand, despite official warnings to users who denigrate the reputation of the government and the monarchy. A pertinent question is whether the Thai government will use the app to reach out to its opponents.

Amending Thailand’s 2017 Constitution: More Tunnel than Light

Punchada Sirivunnabood

The appointed Senate is the biggest but not the only obstacle to amending or replacing Thailand’s 2017 Constitution.

Hard to Defend Thailand’s Defence Procurement

Punchada Sirivunnabood

The Thai government is spending more, and more opaquely, on defence procurement.

An image of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

No-Confidence Motion in Thailand: Dissension Within and Without

Punchada Sirivunnabood

The recent no-confidence vote by the opposition in Thailand’s parliament shows that the ruling coalition is being riled by internal conflict.

Market workers and volunteers clean up around Klong Toey fresh market

Thailand’s Second Covid-19 Outbreak: Corruption and Its Consequences

Punchada Sirivunnabood

Thailand is facing a second coronavirus outbreak. This time, however, the fight may be protracted because the causes stem from endemic corruption.