Tag Archives: Thailand

The Resilient Thai Tourism Industry

By Melissa Yeager Along the beach in Ao Nang, Thailand, a long line of little huts winds along the shore where one can purchase a massage, a piece of pineapple and rent a beach chair for the day all for … Continue reading

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The Great Firewall of Thailand?

By Melissa Yeager Thai citizens who subscribe to the international version of the New York Times didn’t receive a copy of the paper on Sept. 22. The printer in the Asian country declined to print it due to a front-page … Continue reading

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Twitter’s New Censorship Policy: Betrayal or are the Protests Wrong?

by Echo Xie The end of January was all about internet freedom of expression. As if all the fuss from the Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA), Protect IP Act (PIPA) and the proposed intellectual property treaty in the European Union … Continue reading

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Social Media’s Effective Disaster Management Role in Thailand’s Floods

by Swati Singh The government of Thailand should learn a lesson from how social media were used by its citizens during this year’s floods to provide accurate information and connect with the rest of the world.

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