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,, 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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Thailand’s constituency seats by province

NOTE: This is a reference post that another post will refer to. Thanks to Allen Hicken. According to ASTV Manager and Matichon (article no longer accessible, but  a screenshot is...

Part 1: The implications of MMP for Thailand

NOTE: BP is still on hiatus. These posts are an exception. These posts will simply explain MMP as explanations that BP has seen offered so far are inadequate. This post...