Archive for June, 2011

Bangkok, May 14, 2010

The Economist on #thaistory

The Banyan blog at the Economist has covered #thaistory. You can read their post here. They discuss the Thai media’s paralyzed lack of response: This one has proved far too hot […]

Bangkok, April 21, 2010

Radio Australia interview: Thai translation

On June 28 I was interviewed by Liam Cochrane on Radio Australia about #thaistory. You can listen to the interview here. It has now been very kindly translated into Thai by […]

A soldier stands guard among a barricade at the Public Health Ministry in Nonthaburi province on the outskirts of Bangkok


For Thais who want to know more about their country’s political history, I recommend this book by Federico Ferrara, an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong and a […]

Foreign Policy

Thailand’s election: tragic choices

I’ve written an article for Foreign Policy, summarizing the key insights of the leaked U.S. cables on Thailand and looking ahead to Sunday’s election. You can read it here, and […]

A Thai protester at Democracy Monument on the first anniversary of Hiro's death

ความทรงจำต่อฮีโร่ มูราโมโตะ

Many thanks to Prachatai for the translation, which can also be seen here. Original English-language version is here. เมื่อวันที่ 10 เมษายน พ.ศ. 2553 ช่างภาพรอยเตอร์ส ฮิโรยูกิ มุราโมโตะ (1) ถูกยิงเสียชีวิต ขณะกำลังถ่ายภาพการปะทะระหว่างทหารไทย ผู้ประท้วงเสื้อแดงและมือปืนไม่ทราบฝ่ายในพื้นที่บริเวณราชดำเนินใจกลางกรุงเทพมหานคร ฮิโรยูกิอายุ […]

Rama IV Road, May 15, 2010


In June 2011 I resigned from Reuters after a 17-year career to publish #thaistory. #thaistory can be downloaded for free by anybody who would like to read it, but if you […]