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    Rohingya still a 'throwaway people'

    News, Johanna Son, Published on 17/09/2019

    » The second anniversary of the Rohingyas' exodus from Myanmar has come and gone, exposing how Southeast Asia's biggest humanitarian disaster in recent times has become a festering wound that all see but cannot or will not salve, much less heal.


    Tiger deaths covered up?

    News, Editorial, Published on 17/09/2019

    » The country has been shocked by news of the high death toll among tigers in the care of the Wildlife Conservation Department at two state-owned sanctuaries in Ratchaburi.


    Graft panel an oddity

    News, Editorial, Published on 16/09/2019

    » Last week, as the Senate rolled out an anti-corruption mission, its appointment of a panel to handle the task appeared to be somewhat of an anti-climax.


    A burning issue

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 16/09/2019

    » One image shows a man lying on a hospital bed with his eyes rolled back. Another depicts the inside a person's mouth in a state of horrific rot, with the words "Smoking causes mouth cancer". There's also one with a little schoolgirl wearing a dust mask on her face, saying: "Daddy, if you love me, please quit smoking."


    Govt leaves Thamanat sore to fester

    News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 16/09/2019

    » Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Thamanat Prompow must have been a valuable asset of the government to justify both Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam coming to his defence over his criminal past in connection with a drug trafficking case in Australia about three decades ago and over his questionable educational background while other cabinet ministers keep their distance from the scandal.


    Time to step up for the Rohingya

    News, Published on 16/09/2019

    » As world leaders gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly next week, it can be expected that the intractable Rakhine situation, along with the equally intractable South China Sea situation, will feature as prominent issues that define Southeast Asia.


    Netanyahu has nearly finished his grim mission

    News, Gwynne Dyer, Published on 16/09/2019

    » Benjamin Netanyahu's work is almost done. If he wins tomorrow's election and forms yet another government (he is now the longest-serving Israeli prime minister), he will put a stake through the heart of the "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that was born in the 1993 Oslo peace accords. Hamas should send him a gold watch for long service.


    Land rights peril

    News, Postbag, Published on 16/09/2019

    » Re: "Land rights need to be addressed", (Editorial, Sept 15).


    Land rights need to be addressed

    News, Editorial, Published on 15/09/2019

    » At a glance, it looks like a happy ending for villagers whose plight was highlighted during a demonstration staged by the land rights advocacy group People's Movement for a Just Society (P-Move). After the group demonstrated for four days, the Prayut Chan-o-cha government agreed to set up a national committee to tackle the issues, with several cases involving confrontations between the state and villagers charged with illegally occupying forest reserves.


    Thamanat stretching truth?

    News, Postbag, Published on 15/09/2019

    » Re: "Thamanat shares 'proof' of real PhD degree", (BP, Sept 13).

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