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    Private sector jots wish list

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 11/02/2019

    » Despite having different work cultures and development mindsets, public and private policies should ideally go hand-in-hand to usher a country's development forward.

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    Cancer patients get final wish

    News, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 10/04/2019

    » After fighting a losing battle against breast cancer, 32-year-old "Nim" had one final wish: She desperately wanted to visit Hua Hin beach in Prachuap Khiri Khan province before her time ran out.


    Human resource wish-list for 2018

    Christopher Bruton, Published on 03/01/2018

    » Wouldn't it be wonderful if all our New Year wishes could be granted in the next twelve months? Actually the wishes expressed below could all become realities, or, at least, a start made on them, if government policy-makers have the determination to address these issues. Our New Year wishes for 2018 fall into three categories: some that would enhance the skills of young people entering the labour force; some that would benefit those already in the labour force; and finally some that would benefit those in the evening of their working lives or beyond.


    Democracy fulfills last wish of Myanmar teen

    News, Published on 27/05/2016

    » Dying from soldiers' bullets, the young protester told her father not to lay her soul to rest until democracy reigned in her homeland, Myanmar. It has taken 28 years, but it is done.


    Christmas gift wish lists

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 17/12/2012

    » Young people want smartphones & tablets, older people want trips to foreign countries. Costly watches & necklaces, the most-desired gifts.


    Japan investor post-flood wish list

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 14/10/2011

    » Japanese business suggestions for improvement include more accurate information. Floods biggest disruption in manufacturing ever.


    Looking for redemption

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 23/05/2019

    » Young Ahmed believes he's a true Muslim, one of the few in his Muslim neighbourhood in Belgium. He refuses to shake hands with women, quotes verses from the Koran, berates his mother when she drinks, and condemns Jews and pretty much everyone else as infidels. Fellow Belgian-Muslims who do not subscribe to his imam's rigid interpretation of Islam are branded heretics unworthy of uttering the prophet's name. Young Ahmed, 13, is packed tight on the assembly line of Islamic radicalisation, fired up by a sense of self-righteousness so extreme and narrow that we wonder if it leaves room for something else in him, like love, forgiveness or humanity.

  • NEWS

    A month of many traditions

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 21/05/2019

    » Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim calendar and the holy month of fasting, is practised by Muslims around the world, including Thailand. Having begun earlier this month, it is a time for Muslims to practise self-restraint, by not just fasting from dawn to dusk from food, drink, sexual activity, impure or unkind thoughts, and more. Ramadan is also a time of reflection.

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    Palang Pracharath 'closer' to coalition

    News, Nattaya Chetchotiros, Published on 18/05/2019

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is edging closer to reclaiming the premiership as the pro-regime Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) has struck initial deals with the Bhumjaithai and Democrat parties, which will likely be offered key cabinet posts.


    Plundered budget

    News, Postbag, Published on 17/05/2019

    » Since the start of the coup and Thailand's dictatorial control, the national budget has been plundered by the military. With so many social pressures supposedly causing the need for a coup, the dictator and his underlings have seen it fit to purchase submarines, tanks, military aircraft, and now Stryker armoured vehicles. How do these expenditures truly serve the people?

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