It would do the president good to look at those who came before him, especially the all-popular Marcos, and learn that true power lies in the trust the people have in their leader.
In Berlin, Los Angeles, Sydney and London, pro-democracy individuals gathered to condemn the coup that took place five years ago, May 22, 2014.
Korean Civil Society networks, the Free Rohingya Coalition, and FORSEA collaborate to organise an international conference to campaign for the Asia-wide boycott of Myanmar.
FORSEA joins Parti Sosialis Malaysis in expressing concern about the arrest and repatriation of a Thai dissident, from Malaysia to Thailand, to possibly face persecution for her political views.
The main findings of the FORSEA report give further credence to already widespread concerns among many in Thailand and in the international community regarding the fairness and transparency of the 2019 elections.
FORSEA special Report on Thailand's elections, held March 24, 2019, detailing cases of fraud and irregularities in the polls.
Royal absolutism is likely to pick up speed following the coronation. The possibility of consensus-making will diminish the more absolutism grows, and so too will the likelihood of political conflict.
Jokowi was accused of being a crypto communist. Prabowo of harbouring the wish to establish a caliphate. Thus the election results can be seen as an indication of how the nation defines its soul.
FORSEA's Regular column offering readers updates on the moves and manoeuvres following the March 24th elections in in Thailand, the first nationwide polls since the coup of 2014 that overthrew the elected government of Yingluck Shinawatra.