14 Aug 2020
Never before have people's messages about the monarchy, be they satirical or direct, substantial demands for monarchy reform, appeared widely in protests countrywide. But these messages do not make it into the mainstream media due to legal and moral fears.
3 Feb 2016
A longtime political cartoonist for a major English-language newspaper said today he has been denied his media visa, working permit and press card, effectively making it illegal for him to work in Thailand as a journalist. Known for skewering figures across the political spectrum in cartoons for The Nation newspaper, Stephane "Stephff" Peray wrote exasperated messages on social media Tuesday afternoon questioning the reason for the decision. “Very good news for those who hate me, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs refused me [sic] renewal
16 Sep 2015
Pravit Rojanaphruk, The Nation senior reporter and fierce critic of the junta, said on Wednesday he quited his job at The Nation newspaper due to pressure upon the paper after he was detained incommunicado by the military. According to Pravit, The Nation Group forced him to resign due to pressure from its readers. “I love The Nation. I don’t want to see it jeopardized.
7 May 2015
NOTHING could have summed up Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-o-cha's attitude toward his goal of national reconciliation than his own words in a speech made last week.
27 May 2014
The newspaper stands by Pravit's news reports and opinion pieces, saying they are in line with its editorial policies In a letter addressed to General Prayuth Chan-ocha on Monday, The Nation called on the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to release its senior journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk from military custody as soon as possible. In the letter, The Nation's managing editor Jintana Panyaarvudh said Pravit's detention was akin to curtailing press freedom.
3 Nov 2009
Latest rankings for press freedom leave Thailand and all other Asean countries with nothing to shout about.
17 Apr 2009
Go ahead and curse Thaksin Shinawatra as much as you like! Blame Thaksin for corruption, for using and manipulating the red-shirt mob to risk their lives confronting tanks, armed soldiers, and arrest, to fulfil his insatiable thirst for power and money in the name of "real democracy". Thaksin deserves it.