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  • NEWS

    Nobel laureates to Suu Kyi: End genocide or face prosecution

    Reuters, Published on 28/02/2018

    » DHAKA: Three Nobel peace laureates urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the military on Wednesday to end the "genocide" of Rohingya Muslims now or face prosecution.

  • NEWS

    'Butcher of Bosnia' found guilty of genocide

    Reuters, Published on 22/11/2017

    » THE HAGUE: Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide by a UN war crimes tribunal on Wednesday and sentenced to life in prison for orchestrating massacres and ethnic cleansing during Bosnia's war.

  • OPINION

    Police stifle free speech

    News, Editorial, Published on 13/09/2018

    » It has happened again. the Thai police have forced the cancellation of a public forum by citing concerns over security, which is a broad and dubious term.

  • BUSINESS

    Clinging to hope

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 21/05/2018

    » They have survived many challenges, from a genocide that killed nearly 3 million of their people, the ultimate fight for freedom from Pakistan, a series of coups since independence in 1971, and the assassination of the Father of the Nation, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. But the people of Bangladesh still find it in their hearts to help those even less fortunate than themselves, in this case hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees.

  • OPINION

    THAI food nosedives

    News, Postbag, Published on 06/09/2018

    » Business Post on Sept 4 reported the Thai Airways International (THAI) rehab plan to reduce its losses included adopting low-cost business models.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Who knew space could be so shallow?

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 21/07/2017

    » To be honest, there's a lot that Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets -- the latest space opera from French director Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, Taken) -- does well. Its universe, filled with diverse alien creatures and sprawling cities, brings to mind the likes of Star Wars, so rich with life and culture. The diversity of the aliens makes the action equally exciting, as the esoteric weapons and technology of each race come into play in unexpected ways. It's also quite humorous, with a surprisingly light-hearted script for a movie about genocide and military conspiracies.

  • NEWS

    Nuon Chea ignores court warning

    dpa, Published on 28/10/2014

    » PHNOM PENH — Former Khmer Rouge ideologue Nuon Chea has instructed his defence team in a letter made public Tuesday to maintain a boycott of his genocide trial in Cambodia, in defiance of a warning last week that they would be sanctioned if they do.

  • OPINION

    Replacing statistics with narratives

    Life, Pimrapee Thungkasemvathana, Published on 05/11/2014

    » I spent my Halloween weekend shuffling between panels at the Singapore Writers Festival, listening to horror stories. I had been assigned to attend sessions on a variety of discourses, from jazz and poetry to writing about the female body. Instead, I found myself sitting front row at every session featuring Jang Jin-Sung, a North Korean defector, Loung Ung, a survivor of the Pol Pot regime, and Mukesh Kapila, who was the UN commissioner in Sudan as genocide in Darfur broke out. 

  • LIFESTYLE

    The Marvel gang teams up again

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 27/04/2018

    » What does it cost to be a superhero -- the sacrificial, compassionate and good? And what does it cost, also, to be the bad guy? Does evil really have no soul? Or love? In the end, what can we eventually give up for the sake of the greater good?

  • NEWS

    A bad week

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 25/02/2018

    » Bad week for the military regime. The antediluvians in green absorbed punishment from foreigners galore. Worse, at home, protesters judged to be disloyal Thais went on the streets. And after three years, eight months and some days, the courts put on their steel-toed boots and confronted the regime's rules.

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