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    Surakiart's Rakhine mission no easy task

    News, Larry Jagan, Published on 17/02/2018

    » After a dramatically shaky start, Surakiart Sathirathai's international advisory group is getting down to tackle the Herculean task of trying to find practical solutions to Myanmar's tragic inter-communal violence. As the Myanmar government comes under increased criticism and international scrutiny, Mr Surakiart believes he and his team must help Myanmar look forward and produce a comprehensive and sustainable plan to restore peace, harmony and development to the country.

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    A ripping yarn, but not the Pentagon Papers

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 26/01/2018

    » <i>The Post</i>, opening for this weekend's cinema trade, is an unfortunate movie in the spirit of <i>All the President's Men</i> that lionises but lies about what happened during seminal moments in recent US history.

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    Myanmar tragedy

    News, Editorial, Published on 23/01/2018

    » A pair of highly respected envoys are to arrive in Myanmar today, and it is hoped the government and army are ready to listen. Top priority for ex-foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai and the former US ambassador to the United Nations, Bill Richardson, is the fate of two Reuters reporters who face trial on absurd national security charges. Myanmar has already asked the Thai and American experts for help with their self-made crisis over the Rohingya of Rakhine state.

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    Build a wall between Uber and former boss Kalanick

    News, Joe Nocera, Published on 16/01/2018

    » There are two recent stories about Travis Kalanick, the former chief executive and current board member of Uber Technologies Inc, that caught my eye.

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    'Boss', 'Pai' and the casino of (in)justice

    News, Kong Rithdee, Published on 29/07/2017

    » Place your bets on what's going to happen first: Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya being brought to court, or Jatupat "Pai Dao Din" Boonpattararaksa being granted bail.

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    Toon and Pai, the tale of our two Jesuses

    News, Kong Rithdee, Published on 23/12/2017

    » Let's say, modestly, that Toon Bodyslam is Jesus Christ.

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    Trumping Cambodian democracy

    News, Joshua Kurlantzick, Published on 05/12/2017

    » Over the last year, Cambodia's ruling party, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), has dramatically increased its pressure on its political opponents and civil society. Democracy in Cambodia has always been fraught, and elections are not completely free and fair. But the current crackdown is much greater in scope, and far more concerning, in part because it is being enabled by American apathy.

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    Solutions available to start wind projects

    News, Editorial, Published on 05/02/2017

    » A Supreme Administrative Court ruling last Tuesday on the illegality of the use of agriculturally designated land by Thep Sathit Wind Farm Co's project to convert wind into electricity in Chaiyaphum province could jeopardise other planned wind power projects or the country's overall development of this type of renewable energy.

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    Military mindset will be tough nut to crack

    News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 27/11/2017

    » The way the military -- from Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsowon down to the Phramongkutklao Hospital and the Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School (Afaps) -- has been handling the suspicious death of Pakapong Tanyakan, a freshman of the school, not only leaves much to be desired, but leaves the military establishment bruised.

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    Food safety must get top priority

    News, Editorial, Published on 26/11/2017

    » News reports that over 60% of samples of popular vegetable and fruits taken at shopping malls and markets are contaminated with pesticides -- some are highly toxic farm chemicals banned in several countries -- are too hard to swallow. It merely shows a failure of the state, despite an ambition to become the kitchen of the world, to come up with and implement measures to ensure food safety, and the dilemma for customers who have limited options to live healthy lifestyles.

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