Thailand

泰王國(泰語:ราชอาณาจักรไทย,皇家轉寫:Ratcha-anachak Thai),通稱泰國(泰語:ประเทศไทย,皇家轉寫:Prathet Thai),舊名暹羅(泰語:สยาม,皇家轉寫:Sayam),是東南亞的君主立憲制國家,首都及最大城市為曼谷。 --來自 維基百科


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2022/02/15 | Deutsche Welle

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Under Political and Tax Scrutiny in Germany

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn is under fresh scrutiny for questions over whether he paid the correct property and inheritance taxes.

2022/01/27 | Deutsche Welle

New Species Found in Embattled Greater Mekong

The share of people living in cities across the five middle-income countries in the Greater Mekong has roughly doubled since 1970, pushing species to the brink of survival.

2021/12/27 | Deutsche Welle

Why Hasn’t Thailand Recognized Same-sex Marriage?

Thailand is often hailed as one of the most LGBTQ-friendly countries in the world, yet the nation hasn’t legalized same-sex marriages. Activists continue their fight against social and structural barriers to equality.

2021/12/01 | The Interpreter

Increasingly Illiberal Thailand

By stifling free expression, authorities are shutting off any prospect of change that is broadly acceptable to all.

2021/11/26 | Toffy Charupatanapongse

Thailand Is Reopening to Tourists. What Would a More Ethical Tourism Look Like?

It’s unlikely that the inequalities that exist between Southeast Asia and wealthier countries are going to disappear soon. In the meantime, we must work towards more conscientious cross cultural encounters.

2021/11/17 | Voice of America

Thai Court Bars Royal Reform Calls, Fuels Fears of Swelling Social Schism

By stifling open debate on reform, the ruling will only aggravate one of the most volatile fault lines running through Thai society, experts say.

2021/11/15 | Deutsche Welle

Thailand: Protesters March on German Embassy, Demanding Reforms From Absent King

With Thailand’s king currently in his favorite foreign retreat — and with his return date uncertain — protesters pushing for royal reforms turned to Germany’s embassy instead of the Thai palace to deliver their message.

2021/10/25 | Voice of America

Thai Water Project Clears Major Hurdle After China Shows Interest

The Thai government has approved a crucial environmental impact assessment for the Yuam River water diversion project. Rights groups are worrying about the villages a new reservoir would displace.

2021/08/31 | Voice of America

In Thailand, Aerospace Engineers Turn Their Skills to Covid-19

With the virus pushing Bangkok’s hospitals to the brink, a new website is connecting the sick with people willing to assist.

2021/08/12 | Deutsche Welle

Thailand: Growing Covid Crisis Heats Up Political Tension

Thailand is experiencing its worst surge in cases since the pandemic began, which has increased discontent with the government and reinvigorated an ongoing protest movement.

2021/07/28 | Voice of America

Thailand Considers Cap on Vaccine Exports as Covid Cases Surge

An export cap could disrupt vaccine rollout in neighbor countries amid their own Covid spikes, health experts say.

2021/06/30 | Voice of America

Thailand Migrant Workers Sign Contracts They Don’t Understand, Undercutting Efforts to Stop Abuses

Thailand is one of the world’s largest fish and seafood producers, boasting global brands that include John West and Chicken of the Sea, but still struggles with upholding migrant worker rights.

2021/04/20 | Deutsche Welle

Thailand: Third Covid Wave Threatens Plans To Reopen Tourism

A new surge in coronavirus infections and a sluggish vaccine rollout could postpone plans to resume Thailand’s foreign tourism sector. People working in the travel industry are struggling to make ends meet.

2021/04/15 | The Interpreter

Thailand’s Sweeping Associations Law Courts Disaster

Draft legislation to strictly control all kinds of groups could crush civil society and drive out foreign organizations.

2021/03/22 | East Asia Forum

The Clubhouse Challenge To Digital Authoritarianism in Thailand

Clubhouse seems to pose a threat to the Thai government, allowing protesters to discuss sensitive topics, including the monarchy. Authorities are threatening to block access to it after a surge in popularity.

2021/03/09 | Deutsche Welle

Asia’s ‘Milk Tea’ Activists Give Cross-Border Support for Democratic Change

An online solidarity movement is bringing together democracy activists across Asia for a fight against authoritarianism.