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  • News & article

    Court under scrutiny again

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 01/11/2010

    » The latest video clips allegedly revealing secret discussions between Constitution Court judges have once again put the court in an uncomfortable situation.

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    The Court gets tough

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 28/10/2010

    » The Constitution Court took legal action yesterday against those involved in releasing or publishing information on clips from a hidden camera.

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    'Young Bloods' shock

    News, Postbag, Published on 26/10/2018

    » In the series "Young Bloods", the <i>Bangkok Post</i> has presented many supposedly young political talents. Actually a very good idea.

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    By lens, stage and paint, truth

    Life, Published on 10/12/2014

    » In 2009, Tanwarin Sukkhapisit made I'm Fine Sabai Dee Ka, a three-minute satirical film/performance art piece in which she locks herself in a cage placed in front of the Democracy Monument. Passers-by (both actors and unsuspecting pedestrians) take photographs and stop to ask her what happened. She smiles and repeats the same answer: "I'm fine in here." Tanwarin, who once served as the president of the Thai Film Director Association, is a prolific filmmaker who has made independent and mainstream films. In 2010, her low-budget production, Insects In The Backyard, made headlines when it became the first film to be banned under the 2006 Film Act (censors said the film depicted inappropriate images of student prostitutes and a penis).

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    Top 5 social media stories of the year

    News, Anucha Charoenpo, Published on 30/12/2017

    » The influence of social media on society today is of profound importance, and 2017 was no exception. This past year was one when netizens widely used social media platforms to scrutinise matters of public interest. Below are the top five news stories of the year that spread online mostly through social media initially in a much faster and wider manner before the mainstream media picked up and pursued them.

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    Fielding his future

    Spectrum, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 22/01/2017

    » 'All I ever wanted was to play football and own a pair of good football boots," says Suvin, the seven-year-old football sensation, better known among the public as Nong Pee. "The fame and the attention I've got was never my goal."

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    Mind the generation gap

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 17/07/2016

    » They wear deep red lipstick modelled after their idol, Taylor Swift. They worship the Apple and Visa brands, and enjoy music ranging from One Direction, DJ Calvin Harris and The 1975, as well as lesser-known performers with niche followings.

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    Reds warn on PAD, charter vote

    News, Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 06/05/2016

    » The red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) has raised questions regarding recent activities by the yellow-shirt People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) ahead of the Aug 7 referendum.

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    Court to police: Excessive force unacceptable

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 16/01/2013

    » Highest administrative court sends clear message to police who broke up oil pipeline protest in Hat Yai in 2002 before Thaksin mobile cabinet meeting.

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    Free speech and the crossing of a line

    News, Published on 12/01/2015

    » Within 24 hours of the tragic killings last Thursday at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, scores of editorials and commentaries poured out from the media, mainstream as well as alternative, about the need to defend freedom of expression from threats of terrorism.

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