Dear Readers, Colleagues, and Friends,
Welcome to the third issue of CPG’s Online Magazine. The Magazine bi-monthly informs about our Center’s work as well as about other interesting issues and events related to or relevant for the work of CPG in the fields of public law and good governance.
In this issue for March and April we are happy to have ¬among other features an article of HE. Son Soubert, High Privy Councillor to His Majesty King Sihamoni, King of Cambodia, on the constitutional crisis as a consequence of the legislative election in July 2013; a paper of Prof. Michael Barr on life and legacies of Singapore’s former Prime Minister and Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on the occasion of his passing away in March; a review of a decision of the German Federal Constitutional Court on the ban of headscarves for teachers at German schools by our CPG colleague Dr. Lasse Schuldt; an opinion pool relating to the Thai draft constitution recently proposed by the Constitutional Draft Committee; and three informative interviews with Dr. Prinya Thaewanarumitkul, Vice Rector of Thammasat University; Somtow Papinian Sucharitkul, artistic director of the Bangkok Opera; as well as Hanns Bühler, Head of the South- and Southeast Asian Division of Hanns Seidel Foundation.
I hope you enjoy reading!
German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence
for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG),
Faculty of Law, Thammasat University