Posts By Ruengrawee Pichaikul

Notes from the Field

A Pathway to Peace for Thailand’s Restive South?

June 13, 2012

In March 2012, a few weeks before Thai New Year which is celebrated every April, a series of explosions rocked a district of Thailand’s Songkla province popular with tourists, and a business district in Yala province.

> More

In The News

As Thailand’s Floodwaters Recede, Agonies Surface

November 9, 2011

In the early weeks of October, people across Thailand experienced great heartache and even disbelief as they watched news coverage of rising floodwaters submerging several sizable industrial factories north of Bangkok one by one. During the first weeks of the flooding, we listened patiently…

> More

Notes from the Field

Let’s Talk Rights: Returning Voice to the Voiceless

December 9, 2009

The unprecedented degree of polarization in Thai politics has been well-documented, and local media have undoubtedly played an instrumental role in perpetuating ongoing political tension. Gone are the days when balance and objectivity were held as worthy goals of the media. In the current commercial television climate, high-quality debate programs where two sides of an […]

> More