Front Runner for Thailand’s Next Prime Minister, Chatchart of Pheu Thai Party, Echoes Thaksin, Tout Important of Building a Strong Thailand, Private & Nation-State, Brand Globally – Branding of Countries Plays a Critical Part on the Global Cultural War, an Important Soft Power of Countries

Front runner in many recent polls in Thailand, Chatchart of Pheu Thai Party, is touting Thailand establish a strong global brand, according to many source. The move echoes Thaksin branding of Thai globally initiative. Thaksin unveils ” Thailand Brand” Initiative (source). From the Wikipedia: Nation branding aims to measure, build and manage the reputation of countries (closely related…

Thai Junta Appointed Bangkok Mayor has been Persecuting Black Africans & Junta has been Moving Buddhism Close as Thai Nation-State Religion & This Does Not Help Thai Reputation in Africa – Blast, Gunfire in Islamist attack Nairobi Hotel Belongs by Thais

Thailand’s junta appointed Bangkok Mayor has been cracking down on black Africans in Bangkok, targeting them for persecution, according to many source (Arbitrary arrests make life in Bangkok hell for African migrants) & Thailand’s junta has been moving closer to make Buddhism Thailand’s nation-state religion, according to many source, please research both. These moves, does…

The Latest Back at Covering Thailand is the Global Class “Quality” Media, The Guardian – Here is What a Global Class Quality Media says About Latest Protests in Thailand Against Election Delay (Up-Dated with Nikki Asian Review on Larger Protest Gathering is Planned for this Saturday & News of a Counter-Protest to Support Thai Junta’s Position is Planned at Same Place & Same Day)

Guardian reports (source) Thailand: biggest democracy protests in years held as military junta delays elections. (Up-Dated with Nikki Asian Review on Larger Protest Gathering is Planned for this Saturday (Source) & News of a Counter-Protest Protest to Support Thai Junta’s Position is Planned at Same Place & Same Day ) Tensions continue to mount in…

Poll: It That Time in Poll Confusion Again in Thailand -Earlier, A Poll Sees Sudarat About Equal Prayut & Another Chatchart Way Ahead of Prayut, Now, Another, Prayut Way Ahead Everyone

Thai polls are so insane, many foreign observer, like at Australia’s New Mandala, have said Thais do not pay attention to them much. For example, earlier, a poll found Sudarat of Pheu Thai Party about same as Prayut. Then anothe found Chartchart of Pheu Thai Party way way ahead of Prayut. Now only about a…

Justice, i.e. Corruption & Fair Play: Wikipedia on Thailand – Judicial Rulings Suspected of being Based on Political Considerations Rather Than Existing Law & Thailand’s Juristocracy (Up-Dated with a Current Story on Thai Justice System, Anti Corruption Body, being Politicized)

Wikipedia on Thailand (source) – Judicial Rulings are Suspected of being Based on Political Considerations Rather Than on Existing Law Australia’s New Mandala (Hosted by the Australian National University’s (ANU) Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, New Mandala provides anecdote, analysis and new perspectives on Southeast Asia) has a report: Thailand’s Juristocracy (source) A Current Story…

East Asia Forum Special Feature Series on 2018 in Review and the Year Ahead: The fate of academic freedom in Thailand by Tyrell Haberkorn, University of Wisconsin-Madison – Why Local Thai Media Not Run Critical Report of Junta Like This?

On 11 December 2018 Thai Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha promulgated Head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) Order No. 22/2561, which ostensibly relaxed restrictions on civilian participation in politics ahead of the elections planned for February 2019. The order revoked nine NCPO announcements and orders out of a total of 535…

Education Failure under Junta – Thai Kids IQ Among Lowest Globally – OECD List of Countries In Asia with Smartest Kids, Kids in China are Smartest, then Singapore, Japan, Korea & Vietnam (Up-Dated: On Teachers Day, Prayut Says Thai Teachers Doing Great, Abhisit wants More Money for Teachers & Chaturon says Thai Teachers Lost Ability to Think Independently)

According to global study, Thai kids IQ is 90, among the lowest globally. On Thai kids low IQ score, most attribute it to the conservative establishment (some Thai conservative parties had been in power) and Thai military (been in power in Thailand for much of the past 80 years) indoctrination and a society that does…