Opinion

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.
8 Jun 2021
To mitigate the health and economic risks associated with unequal access to Covid-19 vaccines, the public and private sectors must coordinate their efforts and resources to address vaccine access as a fundamental human right for everyone.
14 May 2021
Chamnan Chanruang, Thailand Coordinator, Rotary Action Group Against Slavery (RAGAS)
22 Apr 2021
In this pivotal year for humanity, now is the time for bold climate action. The science is irrefutable and globally agreed: to stop the climate crisis from becoming a permanent catastrophe, we must limit global heating to 1.5 degrees Celsius. 
17 Mar 2021
The samurai [6, p. 322] on the ¥10,000 bill—Fukuzawa Yukichi (1834-1901) [6, p. 15]—ran into a peasant shortly after the Meiji Restoration (1868 [6, p. 11]) [6, p.15]: Seeing him, the peasant immediately jumped off his horse. Fukuzawa insisted that nowadays anyone can keep on riding horses no matter who they ran into, that’s the law. The peasant bowed as if in great fear and apologized profusely, but was unable to mount his horse in front of a samurai [6, p. 15].
10 Mar 2021
titled “The Pandemic, (Necro)Politics and Literature” with Arundhati Roy on 20 February 
8 Mar 2021
Translate Thai to English by Dr. Andrew Brown
23 Feb 2021
Department of English, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok organised an online reading and discussion titled “The Pandemic, (Necro)Politics and Literature” with Arundhati Roy on 20 February (The link to the discussion).
2 Feb 2021
As far as I can tell from the news, the majority of those who are part of “Bad Student” [In Thai, “Nakrian Laeo,” activist group of secondary students calling for both educational and broader political reform.-trans] and are spearheading the current protests against the educational system are from well-known schools.
6 Jan 2021
Silences, Histories, and the Future: On Thongchai Winichakul’s Moments of Silence: The Unforgetting of the October 6, 1976, Massacre in Bangkok

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