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OPINION

Election Commission must be proactive

Oped, Editorial, Published on 22/05/2024

» The Senate election process has kicked off with little fanfare. As of Monday, a little over 36,000 people had registered for the race, raising questions about the Election Commission's (EC) chances of achieving its target of getting at least 100,000 people to take part in the process.

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THAILAND

Myanmar LGBTQ people plea for help

News, Poramet Tangsathaporn, Published on 20/05/2024

» While Pride Month is around the corner in Thailand, Burmese LGBTQ people live under the Tatmadaw's shadow, waiting for help from their Thai counterparts.

THAILAND

Protesting senators keep names a secret

News, Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 20/05/2024

» The majority of senators who signed a petition seeking Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin's ouster over the controversial decision to appoint Pichit Chuenban as PM's Office Minister would rather remain unidentified, but they are not acting on behalf of anyone, according to a senator.

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WORLD

Myanmar rebel group claims control of town, denies targeting Rohingya

Published on 19/05/2024

» A powerful armed ethnic group in Myanmar said on Sunday it had won control over a town in the western state of Rakhine after weeks of fighting, denying accusations it had targeted members of the Muslim-minority Rohingya during the offensive.

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OPINION

Senate election gets trickier by the day

Oped, Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 18/05/2024

» The election of the Senate to replace the junta-appointed high chamber, which ended its term early this month, kicked off rather slowly.

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OPINION

Factories need checks

Oped, Editorial, Published on 17/05/2024

» As communities across the country suffer from pollution from irresponsible factories, the cabinet has ordered officials to accommodate investors by fast-tracking over 100 applications to open factories.

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WORLD

Myanmar residents lobby Japan to act over conscription law

Kyodo News, Published on 15/05/2024

» KYODO - Members of Myanmar's expatriate community in Japan are lobbying local assemblies to pressure the central government to accept their fleeing compatriots in the wake of the enforcement of a controversial conscription law by the junta in February.

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OPINION

Who's directing behind the scenes?

News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 13/05/2024

» The speechwriter who wrote the speech delivered by Pheu Thai Party leader Paetongtarn Shinawatra at the party meeting on May 3 did a lousy job which consequently put her in hot water.

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THAILAND

Senate poll opens for applicants

News, Published on 11/05/2024

» A process to elect a new batch of 200 senators has kicked off with application forms now made available, as the five-year tenure of the 250 senators installed by the now-defunct National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) ended on Friday.

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OPINION

Time for Myanmar aid, trade rethink?

Oped, Published on 11/05/2024

» The Myanmar military's recent defeats in and around the border town of Myawaddy at the hands of the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) and pro-democracy resistance forces should serve as a wake-up call for Thailand.