Social media is a double-edged sword, especially in a country with one of the strictest lèse-majesté laws in the world.

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After a Facebook Live session in January, former opposition leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of the Future Forward Party was officially charged with lèse-majesté by the Thai Police this Tuesday.

With a long, complicated history with politics, social media has become a decisive battleground in Thailand. Accounting for nearly 80% of the…

If you’re having trouble respecting yourself, here’s how you can start.

Self-respect is the first step in building healthy self-esteem and a stable ego. When we don’t respect ourselves, we let people or institutions around us dictate our worth, manipulate us, or gaslight us into forgetting our inherent value.

Many people lose the ability to respect themselves when aspects of their…

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The Indian Government has taken the lead against Chinese surveillance through popular mobile applications. On June 29, 2020 the Government of India’s Press Information Bureau posted an official press release disallowing the usage of certain applications in both mobile and non-mobile Internet enabled devices.

“The compilation of the data, its…

Quina Baterna

Lifelong learner, minimalist and lover of new experiences. Gets punched frequently in the face by life and writes about it. | www.quinabaterna.com

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