Stories By Panu Wongcha-um
111 Apr 2014 Fri
A severe drought sweeping Thailand, combined with the political impasse over a troubled government rice subsidy scheme, is set to cripple rice farmers’ incomes.
228 Mar 2014 Fri
Weekly rallies by pro-government Red Shirt supporters in Thailand's north have sparked fears of an all-out civil war in the country.
309 Mar 2014 Sun
Red Shirt supporters in northern Thailand on Saturday converged in Chiang Mai province for a mass rally during the weekend in a show of support for the embattled caretaker government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
407 Mar 2014 Fri
Supporters of Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinwatra are gathering on Saturday to rally for the government amid the protracted political crisis in the country.
517 Feb 2014 Mon
Angry customers reportedly took their deposits out of Government Savings Bank in protest against the bank's funding to the rice-pledging scheme.
613 Feb 2014 Thu
Satirical news talk show "Cho Khao Tuen" has become quite the Internet sensation in Thailand. More people are tuning in online to watch the show's hosts discuss big issues with cheeky dialogue, laced with teenage slang and funny antics.
707 Feb 2014 Fri
Thai rice farmers protesting at the Commerce Ministry north of Bangkok are receiving support in the form of food and drink from anti-government protesters led by Suthep Thaugsuban.
805 Feb 2014 Wed
Protests in Thailand are set to intensify with rice farmers planning to close all main roads in the country on Thursday.
931 Jan 2014 Fri
Owners and workers of rubber plantations in southern Thailand are at the forefront of anti-government protests in Bangkok.
1030 Jan 2014 Thu
In a lead up to the February 2 election, political campaigning in Southern Thailand has been rather subdued and overshadowed by the anti-government protest. Channel NewsAsia examines the main concerns for the local residents in Surat Thani province who have joined the anti-government rallies.