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WORLD

To Lam elected president of Vietnam

Reuters, Published on 22/05/2024

» HANOI - Vietnam's National Assembly on Wednesday elected public security minister To Lam as the country's new president.

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OPINION

Market disconnect

Oped, Postbag, Published on 22/05/2024

» Re: "Thailand has escaped recession: economic body", (Business, May 21).

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THAILAND

Judge decides against Election Commission rules

News, Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 22/05/2024

» A judge at the Administrative Court has suggested that some of the Election Commission's (EC) regulations governing how candidates for the Senate election introduce themselves should be scrapped, as requested by complainants who submitted a petition.

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OPINION

'We belong on HRC'

Published on 20/05/2024

» Re: "Thai Human Rights Council aspirations", (BP, May 17) & "Amnesty panel to mull inclusion of S112 cases", (BP, May 16).

OPINION

Those acronyms can be bit of a pain

Roger Crutchley, Published on 19/05/2024

» One of my pet peeves with newspapers around the globe has always been the proliferation of acronyms, especially in headlines. Apart from the fact that no one really has the faintest idea what they stand for there's something about them that's just plain ugly.

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OPINION

Thaksin's agenda

Postbag, Published on 19/05/2024

» Re: "Better solution", (PostBag, May 16) & "Fixing Thailand's cannabis regulations", (BP, May 8).

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THAILAND

Maybe it’s time to move on

News, Published on 18/05/2024

» The recent cabinet reshuffle, dubbed Srettha 1/1, has left three loyal veterans of the ruling Pheu Thai Party out in the cold.

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OPINION

The popular decimation of India's democracy

Oped, Pranab Bardhan, Published on 18/05/2024

» India's ongoing parliamentary election, in which nearly a billion people casting their votes over a six-week period, should represent an extraordinary exercise of democracy. The bleak reality, however, is that the election appears poised to consolidate a decade-long process of democratic decay, which has included the decimation of liberal institutions and practices and weakening of political competition. After all, the leader who has presided over this process -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -- remains wildly popular.

THAILAND

Workshop lays groundwork for Senate poll

News, Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 17/05/2024

» The Election Commission (EC) and the Interior Ministry yesterday organised a workshop to prepare some 1,400 election and interior officials for the upcoming Senate polls while almost 18,000 people have expressed interest in running for the 200-member chamber.

OPINION

Thai Human Rights Council aspirations

Oped, Vitit Muntarbhorn, Published on 17/05/2024

» Thailand's quest for membership of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), Geneva, for the period 2025-2027, is rightly gaining interest among the general public. With a new foreign minister today, it is intriguing to prospect whether there will be more (or less) momentum in the competition towards the winning post -- with elections for the HRC due in New York in October.