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Bishop in Thailand, but don’t mention the C-word

Bishop in Thailand, but don’t mention the C-word

Julie Bishop has visited Thailand, the highest-ranking Abbott government member to do so, but funnily enough she did not seem to want to see the refugee's paradise that is Cambodia.

Yingluck is right, democracy is dead in Thailand

Yingluck is right, democracy is dead in Thailand

The military junta that controls Thailand is looking every inch a dictatorship.

Catching Ire: Thai protesters turn to Katniss for inspiration

Catching Ire: Thai protesters turn to Katniss for inspiration

Life imitates art as Thai protestors emulate heroic protagonist Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games film franchise.

In Thailand old traditions die hard

In Thailand old traditions die hard

Is it possible to have a just coup? The Thais might find the cure worse than the disease, reports our anonymous stringer in Bangkok

Thailand’s ‘roadmap to democracy’ filled with detours and potholes

Thailand’s ‘roadmap to democracy’ filled with detours and potholes

Thailand has promised that it will return to some semblance of democracy -- in 15 months' time. Is the "roadmap to democracy" just a ploy?

The unspoken but crucial role of the royal family in Thailand’s current crisis

The unspoken but crucial role of the royal family in Thailand’s current crisis

The current crisis in Thailand has a good deal to do with those who support Thailand's crown prince and those who want the princess to ascend to the throne. But you won't read about that in Thailand.

Thailand’s poor lose their voice, but they have changed the game

Thailand’s poor lose their voice, but they have changed the game

Thailand's army has declared martial law and has taken over control of the government. But although the "red shirts" are likely to lose some of their power, they will not lose their political literacy.

Life under martial law in Thailand: the hot and bothered rally

Life under martial law in Thailand: the hot and bothered rally

Red shirts and yellow shirts sweat it out in Thailand's tropical heat on opposite sides of Bangkok as ordinary Thais try to go about their business, ignoring the uneasy peace and presence of soldiers.

Broken politics, martial law and another coup in Thailand?

Broken politics, martial law and another coup in Thailand?

Protesters want Thailand's interim government to step down and an increased role for the monarchy. The interim government says it will do no such thing and is calling for new elections. And things are coming to a head.

Thailand’s new political showdown: Yingluck ousted after ‘abuse of power’

Thailand’s new political showdown: Yingluck ousted after ‘abuse of power’

Yingluck Shinawatra has been kicked out after hasty court proceedings against her. Her supporters are calling it a constitutional coup by forces who want the royal family to have more power in politics -- and those who are sick of the Shinawatras.