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  • OPINION

    Sense on lese majeste

    News, Postbag, Published on 15/12/2016

    » Re: "Chuvit set for release under royal pardon", (BP, Dec 13).

  • OPINION

    Motorbike deathtraps

    News, Postbag, Published on 14/02/2019

    » The figure given by the Thailand Development Research Institute researchers, that is, the cost of motorbike accidents throughout the country -- 500 billion baht or 3% of GDP per year -- should be advertised on billboards everywhere (Opinion, Feb 13).

  • OPINION

    Enforce laws daily

    News, Postbag, Published on 04/01/2019

    » Re: "Death wish", (PostBag, Jan 2).

  • OPINION

    Hopes rest on new president to reinvigorate govt

    News, Larry Jagan, Published on 31/03/2018

    » President Win Myint has been sworn in as Myanmar's new president, raising hopes that with him at the helm government administration will be strengthened and revitalised.

  • OPINION

    Perils of police reform

    News, Postbag, Published on 08/07/2017

    » I'm glad that PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is reforming the police at long last, but he shouldn't reinvent the wheel. In 2006, then-prime minister Gen Surayud Chulanont, former army chief and member of our beloved King Rama IX's Privy Council, appointed retired Pol Gen Vasit Dejkunjorn, former chief of police, to head a distinguished commission for this very purpose.

  • OPINION

    Even if 'Boss' were arrested, what happens next?

    News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 03/04/2017

    » When I was reading law at Chulalongkorn University about four decades ago, there was an old saying among jurists that went along the lines of, "When gunshots ring out, all the jurists just sit down and keep their mouths shut."

  • OPINION

    Turkey is swiftly heading towards a regime of terror

    News, Gwynne Dyer, Published on 12/11/2016

    » 'In Turkey, we are progressively putting behind bars all people who take the liberty of voicing even the slightest criticism of the government," wrote author Orhan Pamuk, Turkey's first Nobel Prize winner. "Freedom of thought no longer exists. We are distancing ourselves at high speed from a state of law and heading towards a regime of terror" that is driven by "the most ferocious hatred".

  • OPINION

    Elite true to form

    News, Postbag, Published on 22/09/2016

    » It is no great surprise to read that Andy Hall has been found guilty of criminal defamation (BP, Sept 21).

  • OPINION

    Public apathy feeds high-level graft

    News, Published on 15/06/2015

    » Ours is a world of impunity. Allegations of corruption swarmed around Fifa for decades, culminating in mass indictments of Fifa officials last week. Yet Fifa president Sepp Blatter was re-elected four times, including after the indictments were filed. Yes, Mr Blatter has finally resigned, but only after he and dozens of federation members once again showed their scorn for honesty and the law.

  • OPINION

    The road to 'true democracy'

    Published on 28/03/2015

    » Lt Gen Navin Damrigan, a constitution writer, shares his view on the Thailand the Constitution Drafting Committee has in mind once the new charter takes effect, and how the new highest law can bring about such transformation.

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