Maya Bay to Reopen in November

Maya Bay, perhaps Thailand’s most famous beach, is set to reopen to tourism in November of this year. Maya Bay was shut down in 2018 by Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation after […]

Updated: Thai Government Considering 9-day Songkran in 2020

The Thai government is currently considering extending Songkran to 9 days in 2020 to make up for a shortfall in tourism due to the Coronavirus outbreak. If approved, Songkran–Thailand’s wild and wet new year festival–would […]

Southeast Asian Governments Utilize Fake News Laws Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Singapore’s anti-fake news law has stirred up its fair share of controversy in its short four-month existence. The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA), which has become a model for other governments in […]

Tesco Lotus Deal Could Lead to Even More Market Concentration in Thailand

Thailand has long been known as a country with extreme levels of market and economic concentration. That wealth inequality and consolidated market control looks likely to become even worse with the country’s impending Tesco Lotus […]

No Law on the Books to Prevent Thai Businesses from Discriminating Against Chinese

As reports of coronavirus cases spread outside China, fear among Thai people that they too might catch the deadly virus has risen dramatically–as has anti-Chinese discrimination. There is currently no law on the books in […]

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  • Maya Bay to Reopen in November

    Maya Bay, perhaps Thailand’s most famous beach, is set to reopen to tourism in November of this year. Maya Bay was shut down in 2018 by Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation after […]

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