Burmese monks taking refuge in Thailand wait, and hope for the best.

More on the Thai monks networking online, including some — to cynical Western ears — fairly mild quotes:

One user who called himself “Monk Chat” sent a message to a woman that said “(I) miss you,” reported Thai Rath, Thailand’s top-selling newspaper.

Bhutan prepares to join the wonderful world of participatory democracy, with all that that implies (including a primary season that may last right up to the convention!)