Termsak Chalermpalanupap

Dr Termsak Chalermpalanupap is a Visiting Fellow and Coordinator of the Thailand Studies Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Previously he had been a researcher on ASEAN political and security cooperation at the Institute’s ASEAN Studies Centre. Prior to joining the Institute in July 2012, Dr. Termsak had served at the ASEAN Secretariat for nearly 20 years. His last post before retirement in July 2012 was director of the APSC Department’s Division of Political and Security Cooperation. Prior to joining the ASEAN Secretariat in early 1993, Dr Termsak had worked at The Nation, an English-language daily in Bangkok.

Articles by Termsak Chalermpalanupap (25)

Thai Parliamentarians Should Learn from Their Malaysian Counterparts

Termsak Chalermpalanupap

Thailand should take a leaf from Malaysia, which has effected a law to deter party hoppers in the country’s legislature.

Fresh From Latest Win, Thai PM Will Still Run The Gauntlet

Termsak Chalermpalanupap

Thai premier Prayut Chan-ocha has steered through the successful passing of a budget bill. But he has other political minefields to cross before his term in office ends in March 2023.

Bangkok Polls: Writing on the Wall for Thai PM

Termsak Chalermpalanupap

The recent poll in Bangkok underscores the growing precarity of Thailand’s prime minister and his ruling coalition.

More Political Implications Than Meet the Eye in Upcoming Election for Bangkok Governor

Termsak Chalermpalanupap

Bangkok’s voters will go to the polls to elect a new governor on 22 May 2022 for the first time in nearly a decade. The clear front-runner is former transport minister Dr Chadchart Sittipunt. This article evaluates the prospects for a surprise upset.

Thailand’s Main Opposition Party Hopes for a Landslide Election Victory: A Realistic Goal or Just a Dream?

Termsak Chalermpalanupap

Phuea Thai (PT), Thailand’s main opposition party, is aiming at scoring a landslide victory in the country’s next general election, which is expected to take place in the third quarter of 2022. PT’s success may help allow the party’s chief patron, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, to end his self-imposed exile overseas.