Thailand is set to begin surveillance on foreigners as an anti-crime tool, but it's unclear just how effective the program will be.
Consumers' debt-fueled spending had propped up Asia's struggling economies over the years, but have now become a problem for their central banks.
It's been a tough year for Asean as tensions over China's incursions into the South China Sea have challenged its long-running practices.
Former Prime Minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva says political parties have to adapt and respond to voters as per the referendum result.
Riedel Research Group's David Riedel says Raghuram Rajan's leadership has helped to boost foreign sentiment about India.
Thailand's endorsement of army rule reflects a global backlash against politicians, one of the country's last non-military prime ministers told CNBC.
Thailand’s former Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, talks about how political parties need to reevaluate how they are perceived by Thailand's society in order to win back trust.
Democracy may be a casualty of Thailand's newly approved constitution, but the referendum's result may also boost the country's struggling economy.
Thai voters have accepted military dominance in order to get on with an election, says Chiang Mai University's Paul Chambers.
NN Investment Partners' Ashish Goyal questions whether Thai voters are aware of the details in the new constitution which have democracy-limiting initiatives.
Thai voters were voting on whether the country was headed in the right direction, explains Chulalongkorn University's Thitinan Pongsudhirak.
Thailand's SET has been resilient as the fundamentals of its listed companies remain strong, says Stock Exchange of Thailand's Kesara Manchusree.
The market will likely enjoy a relief rally as the referendum had passed without any violence, says Kasikornbank's Kobsidthi Silpachai.
Thai voters approved a junta-backed constitution in a referendum, preliminary results showed, paving the way for an election next year.
Panitan Wattanayagorn, adviser to the deputy prime minister for security explains why campaigning by major parties was banned prior to the referendum.
JPMorgan's Adrian Mowat says the market had not been expecting the government or Thailand's policy to change after the referendum.
Thailand will not see general elections any time soon, and the decade-long political conflict remains a problem, says University of Sydney's Aim Sinpeng.
There are risks in the increasingly divided country if there are changes in the royal leadership, says Taurus Wealth Advisors' ED, Michael Preiss.
Thailand's military has ruled for large parts since constitutional monarchy was introduced in the 1930s. Its grip may be about to get stronger.
Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob discusses the government's fiscal stimulus plans and discusses policy-making under military rule.