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APCO created a false citizens’ campaign through a fake organization to push the agenda of a Thai politician. A costly advertising campaign On 11 September 2019, two weeks before Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s visit to the UN General Assembly in New York, a completely unknown group called “Thai Democracy Now” started a media campaign…. Continue reading

Boonmee Lab, a Thai data and tech firm founded by data experts mentored by Klaikong Vaidhyakarn, used the shady tactics of Cambridge Analytica to influence the 2019 Thai general election. Boonmee Lab decisively contributed to Future Forward’s election performance. Klaikong’s protégées Thiti Luang, Rapee Suveeranont, and Puripant Ruchikachorn founded Boonmee Lab in mid-2013. They had… Continue reading

Former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra, on the run from corruption charges, was granted Montenegrin citizenship sometimes in 2009. Ten years later the circumstances in which the citizenship was awarded are still murky. Montenegro’s officials have failed to explain how, why and exactly when Thaksin obtained the citizenship of the European Balkan state. One of the… Continue reading