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Punchada Sirivunnabood

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

Articles by Punchada Sirivunnabood (13)

Reform of the Thai Police: An Impossible Dream?

Punchada Sirivunnabood

A recent police scandal has again sparked calls for reform of the Thai police force. There have been numerous attempts in the past, but the key problem is the entrenched relationship between powerful politicians and senior police officers.

Thaksin 72; Tony 27: the Return of Thaksin Shinawatra

Punchada Sirivunnabood

Thaksin Shinawatra is priming himself for a return to Thai politics. This time, he is reaching out to younger Thai voters.

Land of Smiles Riven by New Political Faultlines

Punchada Sirivunnabood

Seven years after the 2014 coup, Thailand is seeing a new political divide along generational and ideological lines.

Phalang Pracharat Party’s Reshuffle: Preparing the Ranks for Battle

Punchada Sirivunnabood

While the recent reshuffling of its executive committee and a proposal to revise Thailand’s electoral system, Thailand’s ruling Phalang Pracharat Party is well-placed to contest the country’s next round of elections.

Thailand’s Third Pandemic Wave: Felled by Infighting

Punchada Sirivunnabood

As the kingdom grapples with a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the political parties in the ruling coalition appear to be focused more on gaining political mileage than fighting the virus.