Bangkok Pundit

Bangkok Pundit

The main purpose of this blog is to post on issues related to Thai politics and primarily the situation in the Deep South. Blog posts have been quoted or cited in various newspapers/media outlets including the ABC, Asia Times, Bangkok Post, BBC, Christian Science Monitor, CJR, Deutsche Presse-Agentur, IPS.it, Malaysia Star, NPR, Matichon, Prachatai, Straits Times, The Age, The Australian, and The Guardian. Bangkok Pundit has also been cited in the following journal articles/papers: "Thailand in 2011" by C Dalpino; and "The Necessity of Enemies in Thailand's Troubled Politics" by P Chachavalpongpun; "Thai politics as reality TV" by D McCargo (PDF). All posts reflect the views of the author(s) and do not reflect of any other person(s)/entities.

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Live blogging the 2016 constitutional referendum vote

No commentary. Just facts. Will try to update every 15-30 minutes. 20:00: BP: 94% of votes have been counted equalling 27,623,126 votes. On constitution:Yes, 61.4%; No, 38.6% Additional question: Yes, 58.11%;...