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    Goverment looks to better times

    News, Pichai Chuensuksawadi, Published on 31/03/2015

    » Deputy Prime Minister MR Pridiyathorn Devakula knew the first day he assumed the role of overseeing economic affairs under the Prayut Chan-o-cha government that reviving the economy would be a difficult task. Political protests and uncertainty, followed by the military coup on May 22, 2014, had taken their toll.


    CDC offers no panacea for nation's ills

    News, Atiya Achakulwisut, Published on 31/03/2015

    » Every military coup is followed by the drafting of a new constitution, which some people seem to believe would set new rules for politics and make everything better.


    It's time to talk about mental illness

    Life, Pimrapee Thungkasemvathana, Published on 31/03/2015

    » My family has a history of mental illness. My father has eight siblings. His elder sister and youngest brother were sick for a long time. They were not diagnosed or treated until much later in their lives. My aunt, now 61, lives with bipolar disorder. She is on medication. She works and she travels. She is strong. Years ago, she taught my brother and I to speak Mandarin. Years from now, she will teach my nephews and nieces to add and subtract. Now, some days are good. She gets up. Other days, she says she feels hopeless even in her sleep. We don't talk about it very much, almost not at all.


    Heed flights ban lesson

    News, Published on 31/03/2015

    » The decisions by Japan and South Korea to ban additional Thai flights has brought quick, official reaction. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has assigned his foreign minister — the former supreme commander — to try to get the bans lifted. But there is still no effective solution to the very real concerns by Tokyo and Seoul over airline safety.


    Messy politics of global divergence

    News, Published on 31/03/2015

    » The world is increasingly characterised by divergence — in economic performance, monetary policy, and thus in financial markets. Global divergence has already contributed to stock-market volatility, unprecedented declines in advanced economies' government bond yields, and outsize currency movements. And the trend is not abating, placing increasing pressure on already-strained political systems.


    Education on a dime

    News, Published on 31/03/2015

    » Re: “Education system needs to improve”, (BP, March 29).

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