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10 May 2022
Plans for the upcoming Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games), scheduled to be held in Vietnam on 12-23 May after 4 months of delays, offer insight into how Southeast Asian nations will find their way back to normal after years of struggling with the Covid-19 pandemic.
3 May 2022
We need to value and support the critical work of journalists countering the mis- and disinformation flooding our communications channels, especially during crises, conflicts, and elections. The good news is that when the media and civil society work together, they create a better information climate - and a healthier civic space - for us all.
31 Mar 2022
Eun Hong Park, a professor at Sungkonghoe University, emphasizes that most countries with implicit alliances with Myanmar`s military have non-liberal governance. Referring to the post-coup phase on "Tatmadaw-democratic camp-international community," He argues that Myanmar`s "Spring Revolution" can become an opportunity to create "new Asian values."
25 Mar 2022
“Nation, religion, and king” -  a slogan that seems almost spiritual and sacred to Thai nationalists.  Why?  I don’t think I am alone in believing that, even as we debate political topics, we feel that certain things - like our national religion and our royal institution - cannot be forgotten. Why exactly is difficult to explain. 
7 Mar 2022
Verita Sriratana on why we should study literature in the age of capitalist "productivity," and how literature can, at a time of human rights crises, empower us to be the change we want to see.
22 Feb 2022
A nobel economist's take on Swiss banking secrecy revealed by Suissecrets.
9 Nov 2021
An opinion that shows how SOTUS and hazing culture in education institutions and society pave a foundation for dictatorship and authoritarianism in Thailand.
27 Oct 2021
Transcript of talk presented by Adam John at the Tak Bai 17th Anniversary Commemoration organised by the Civil Society Assembly for Peace (CAP) on Monday October 25th 2021.
24 Oct 2021
Originally published in Khaosod English on 23 October 2021. File Photo Consider this an open letter to fellow Thai journalists.
27 Aug 2021
An article from Jaushieh Joseph Wu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) underlining the importance of including Taiwan into the United Nations circle.
13 Aug 2021
Viengrat Nethipo is an associate professor of Political Science at Chulalongkorn University The entire world faces the COVID-19 outbreak all at once. Yet, the ways states, societies and people around the world respond to the crisis vary.
11 Aug 2021
Reflecting on events from the first half of 2021, IFEX’s Asia and Pacific Editor Mong Palatino explains how recent massive citizen protests and pushback against Asia’s digital authoritarians can provide lessons on what we need to do to support the region's pro-democracy movements and human rights campaigns.

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