Incoming MPs see their gender as a strength and are determined to push through the reforms Thai people voted for.
Andrew Nachemson is a Cambodia-based journalist.
MORE FROM AUTHOR
Pheu Thai and MFP should be allies but the military’s outsized election influence forces them to fight for every seat.
Rights group says nearly 300 criminal cases filed against defendants who were children at the time of their arrests.
Groups that rose up against the military after its February 2021 power grab say air raids are a sign of its weakness.
Myanmar’s military accused of deliberately planting landmines to target civilians as armed resistance movement grows.
Academic Joshua Kurlantzick says Beijing’s influence efforts are becoming sophisticated and it is learning from Russia.
Questions being asked over speed of executions, legal representation, and the ethnicities of the condemned.
More than 70 political prisoners are on death row and analysts fear a desperate military regime could step up killings.
Myanmar generals invest in Russia relationship as much of the world gives them the cold shoulder.
Country looks set to be first in Southeast Asia to recognise same-sex partnerships, with gay marriage also on table.