Supalak Ganjanakhundee is a Visiting Fellow in the Thailand Studies Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and formerly editor of The Nation (Bangkok).
Articles by Supalak Ganjanakhundee (10)
Thai Government: The Question of Legitimacy
Thailand’s tough lèse majesté laws do not appear to have stifled expressions of resistance against the monarchy. Perhaps a review and relook of the laws surrounding perceived offenses to the monarchy is in order.
Thai Military Reform: Never the Twain Shall Meet
Recent high-profile controversies involving the Thai military have elicited calls for reform in the institution. The problem is that the concept means different things to different parties.
Covid-19 in Thailand: Prayut Tightens Grip on Power
The Thai Prime Minister has extended the country’s state of emergency amid the Covid-19 outbreak. This is more an attempt to consolidate power, rather than a move to buttress the fight against the coronavirus.
Fighting Covid-19 in Thailand: The Need to Arm the Real Combatants
The Prayut government has mishandled the Covid-19 crisis. The battle against the deadly virus should best be left to the frontline combatants in the healthcare sector
Thailand: Ample Fuel for the Flash Mobs
Current flash mobs in Thailand are taking a leaf from student movements of the 1970s and 1980s. Their similarity to student protests in Hong Kong has sparked concern