Thai Elections 2019

CNA+: Talking covering Thai elections, post-election chaos and Northern haze

This is first ever segment of CNA+ on #AsiaFirst, where Julie Yoo and Adam Bakhtir check in with our correspondents around the region to talk about the current buzz and the stories behind the news. Today, I talked about the ongoing post-election mess, a look behind covering the elections and also a bit about the haze up north.

Thank you to my team for their help and also special thanks to Chu Chocolate Bar & Cafe for letting us use their Sathorn branch.

Red and yellow shirts reflect on political conflict before Thailand elections

As Thailand goes to the polls this Sunday, it’s just the latest mark in Thailand’s long and often tumultuous political history. The color-coded political polarization between the royalist yellow shirts and the pro-Thaksin red shirts have dominated much of the past 15 years. We caught up with some of the activists from both sides and explores where the country is now.