Bridget Welsh surveys the rise of a worrying trend in the region.
Scandals, succession, secret payments and more; here are our top articles for the year, and some festive dancing.
Despite the saying, the dogs will always bite you, writes Chatwadee Rose Amornpat.
Latest lese majeste case a double warning, writes Christine Gray.
Ariel Heryanto pays tribute to the late scholar and his ongoing legacy.
Pavin Chachavalpongpun heckled by Thai ultra-royalists during Yale University talk.
Will reform initiatives be able to stop a dangerous trade?
New Mandala co-founder Nicholas Farrelly takes a look at the monarchy's ongoing role in politics.
The Thai junta hasn’t rid the country of dodgy politicians; it’s simply taken their place.
Call for support for scholars targeted by ruling military junta.
Mish Khan and Nicholas Farrelly recap a recent war of words over book on Thai monarchy.
Next constitution likely to tilt more towards dictatorship than democracy.
Thailand's online battle for control of the nation's narrative is heating up.
Case closed in Bangkok bombing; but it shouldn't be, writes Zachary Abuza.
Jean Michaud reflects on the life of a prolific intellectual standing at the forefront of his field.
Poverty and injustice drive Chatwadee Rose Amornpat's passion for royal accountability.
Criminalising opposition under the country's most repressive regime.
Pavin Chachavalpongpun and Chomsky on Thai politics, the monarchy and Thaksin.
As Thailand drafts yet another constitution, Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang offers key lessons.