Bangkok: Global Forum on Media and Gender

Global Forum on Media and Gender is being held in Bangkok from December 2-4 with participants from 80 countries representing various continents. It hopes to initiate processes that will promote ongoing actions and gender equality and women’s empowerment in and through media. The event, being held at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, is organized by […]

Thai Gov’t committed in Human Rights and Anti-Human Trafficking

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stated that the government is keen on promoting human rights, while affirming that human trafficking will be her main focus. During the “PM Yingluck Meets the People” program on NBT, the Premier mentioned about her official trip to Switzerland, saying she expressed her desire to be a member of the […]

Thailand in a Global Competitive Economy

In 2011, unprecedented floods in Thailand cost its economy US$45 billion, according to the World Bank, and triggered disruptions to many global supply chains. There are many economical challenges that affects countries in the region. The Government of Thailand is determined to overcome them with considerations such as bridging the gap between the rich and poor and […]

Rejecting Anti-Democratic Regime

Components of an anti-democratic regime is not only visible but thriving in Thailand. There are still many pockets of neo-fascism and Thais wanting a feudal-style political arena. These factions are primarily holed in Bangkok and scattering influences outside of Thailand. Their anti-democracy beliefs are championed by their leaders, many who are very influential corporate captains […]

Elimination and Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls

“I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on her achievement of being the first female Prime Minister of Thailand. I also wish to express UN Women’s appreciation to Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha, who has been UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador since 2008. Her advocacy catalyzed large scale support from the people of Thailand […]