UPDATE: A slightly different Thai-language version of this article is available on Prachatai: เฟมินิสต์ไทย คุณลืม Feminist Mind ไว้ที่ไหน? ………………………………….. Nearly two weeks ago many in the Thai social networks were […]
[Originally published by Siamvoices on AsianCorrespondent.com] Thailand has its first female prime minister at last. It has taken 79 years since the country has adopted constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy […]
Topless in Silom—the outrage The recent scandal of three Thai girls dancing topless in Silom dominated much of Thai news and social media for days at the end of Songkran. […]
A round-up of events in the Thai crisis during 3-14 May 2010, starting with the government’s offer of Nov. 14 election and reconciliation and ending with the start of the crackdown of the Red Shirt protesters on May 14. From a somewhat promising possibility of a peaceful deal, the negotiations between the Red Shirts and the Thai government would struggle and be finally derailed, while the position on both sides hardened. Thailand ended up in another bloodbath.
Finally someone asked a question! And it’s from my regular visitor Catherine. Thanks, Cat. 🙂 The question: Some time ago, I kiddingly called a Thai friend a toy boy. His […]