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  • OPINION

    More a sorry scrawl than a signature

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 15/09/2019

    » Visiting the bank the other day I had to sign a bunch of documents that no doubt would be carefully filed away to collect dust in a basement, never to be seen again. By the time I had finished I was uncomfortably aware that no two signatures of mine are exactly the same, even when written in close succession.

  • OPINION

    Safari tourism is key to taming wildlife conflict

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 12/09/2019

    » The world-heritage Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary is not a typical nature reserve. Located in Uthai Thani and Tak provinces, it has been enshrined as a symbol of wildlife conservation by the legacy of its former chief and renowned conservationist, Seub Nakhasathien.

  • OPINION

    Thank you, 'Mali San'

    News, Postbag, Published on 24/08/2019

    » We Thais owe many, many thanks to "Mali-San" or Ms Megumi Morimoto, 46, a freshman at Kasetsart University's Sakolnakorn campus. As shown by the clip on Facebook by Udomsak Nak-chang-in and on television, she's been blocking motorcyclists from illegally riding their bikes on the sidewalk at Rumsalee intersection, thus protecting pedestrians from being run over. She's done this over 100 times. Although local bikers have beaten her up four times, Thai onlookers have rescued her.

  • OPINION

    TM30 tentacles

    News, Postbag, Published on 01/08/2019

    » Re: "TM30 a shot in the foot", (Editorial, July 31).

  • OPINION

    Shocking use of pesticides continues

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 22/07/2019

    » The Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare of Japan recently found pesticide residue in exported durian and other processed products. It issued a warning letter that if Thailand's durian is not safe for the consumer, all durian from the country will be quarantined.

  • OPINION

    It's time to tackle tourist scammers

    News, Editorial, Published on 21/07/2019

    » A tourist scam in Phuket has prompted Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to raise concern about the adverse impact such incidents may have. He has warned tourist operators not to exploit tourists or the province's reputation will be tarnished.

  • OPINION

    A dream of no bad apples in parliament

    News, Nauvarat Suksamran, Published on 27/06/2019

    » I have a dream about the new parliament. I dream that it will be served by 500 decent and reliable MPs and 250 senators whom people can pin their hopes on and who will not repeat the mistakes and abuses of the past.

  • OPINION

    The glue doesn't stick

    News, Postbag, Published on 16/06/2019

    » The excuse that the "skewed scales must have been due to poor glueing during its making" offered by the director of the Chumpholphonphisai School in explanation for the controversial Wai Kru flower arrangements as reported in the Bangkok Post's June 15 edition, is priceless.

  • OPINION

    Life as Afghan refugees, depicted on Malay stage

    News, Adam Bemma, Published on 16/06/2019

    » Live at this year's Refugee Fest in Malaysia is Parastoo Theatre group. In the Dari language of Afghanistan, "Parastoo" means swallow bird.

  • OPINION

    Pulling hens' teeth

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 05/06/2019

    » After the debacle we have witnessed in the last few weeks with "experienced" politicians pushing for ministerial positions, going back on their previous promises to voters and looking for power incommensurate with their electoral results, the Future Forward Party's problem with a "young and boisterous" member seems rather minuscule.

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