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The Preah Vihear temple in Cambodia (shown here in 2010) is the site of a long-running territorial dispute between Cambodia and Thailand. (theonlymikey/Flickr)

Thai-Cambodia Territorial Spat Offers a Role for the World Court

Thailand is facing an opportunity to send a strong message about its commitment to international law. more
Girls attending school in Afghanistan. (Asian Development Bank/flickr)

Asia Must 'Seize the Momentum' of International Women's Day

In the fast-changing Asia-Pacific region, dramatic improvements in women's rights have taken place. But many challenges still remain. more
Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva (C) arrives at the Bangkok Metropolitan Police headquarters on Dec. 9, 2011 for questioning over a deadly military crackdown he oversaw on mass opposition protests in Bangkok in April and May of 2010. (Joan Manuel Baliellas/AFP/Getty Images)

To Ensure Peace and Justice, International Community Must Lead by Example

A critical question is confronting Thailand and several other Asian nations: Is lasting peace possible in the absence of justice? more
U.S. President Barack Obama kisses Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi after making a speech at her residence in Yangon on November 19, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Obama Visits Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand

President Obama visits Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar on a tour of Southeast Asia. more
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in New York on September 26, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz)

Gallery: Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at Asia Society New York

In photos: Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visits Asia Society New York. more

Shinawatra: Open Sea Lanes and Strategic Relationships

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra stresses Thailand's commitment to defusing tensions in the South China Sea and helping Myanmar. more
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra addresses the crowd at Asia Society New York on Wednesday, September 26, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Thai Prime Minister: 'Woman's Touch' Needed in South China Sea Dispute

Yingluck Shinawatra said her government will "make every effort to help build trust and confidence" among parties in the South China Sea disputes in a speech at Asia Society in New York. more
Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra speaking at Asia Society New York on September 26, 2012. (Elsa Ruiz)

Yingluck Shinawatra: Moving Forward in the Asia-Pacific Century

Complete text of Thai Prime Minister's speech to Asia Society New York in conjunction with the opening of the 67th UN General Assembly. more

Shinawatra: Building Trust in Asia-Pacific (Complete)

Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Thailand, offers her views on key challenges facing the Asia-Pacific region, including tensions in the South China Sea and Myanmar's opening. more
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra waves as she arrives to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vladivostok, Russia on Sept. 8, 2012. (Saeed Khan/AFP/GettyImages)

Thailand's Yingluck Shinawatra Turning From 'Stopgap' to a Lasting Presence

Asia Society Associate Fellow Duncan McCargo says Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been proving the experts wrong with her political savvy and brokering skills. more