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  • OPINION

    Just the way it is...

    News, Postbag, Published on 27/05/2019

    » The headline on the March 26 Sunday editorial, "Politicians must put public first", caught my eye. "The interruption gave the impression that some politicians are still self-serving, rather than serving both their voters and their country. This is unfortunate." It may indeed be unfortunate, but self-serving politicians are a Thai political reality, a way of life, and no amount of rhetoric, public or private, will ever bring this practice to an end.

  • OPINION

    Vox regimen

    News, Postbag, Published on 14/05/2019

    » Re: "Majority disagree with EC endorsement of party MPs: Suan Dusit poll", (BP, May 12). A popular Latin maxim goes, "Vox populi, vox Dei," or "The voice of the people is the voice of God" and this is why countries hold elections.

  • OPINION

    More than 'som tam'

    News, Postbag, Published on 11/05/2019

    » It is indeed good news to know that the Maya Bay closure will be extended until 2021. (BP, May 9). Last year's closure resulted in ecological recovery, which is a promising sign. To be frank, I previously did not think Thais could put short-term self interest aside and cooperate for long-term benefits. It's also good news that they will implement the online e-ticketing system for transparency purposes.

  • OPINION

    Government lottery

    News, Postbag, Published on 20/04/2019

    » The current impasse with Thai politics in selecting a prime minister might never be resolved due to the problems with the rules as stipulated in the 2017 charter. Obviously, the rules were inadequate because there is no readily available solution.

  • OPINION

    Songkran must go on

    News, Postbag, Published on 06/04/2019

    » Re: Songkran bans, (BP, April 2).

  • OPINION

    Mourning Virachai

    News, Postbag, Published on 18/03/2019

    » Re: "Virachai's death loss to the nation", (Editorial, March 17).

  • OPINION

    Different rules for rich

    News, Postbag, Published on 12/03/2019

    » In the US, after Cohen was sentenced to just 47 months in jail, the lead prosecutor noted:

  • OPINION

    It's a matter of pride

    News, Postbag, Published on 07/01/2019

    » Re: "Trying to help a waste of time", (PostBag, Dec 6).

  • OPINION

    Who you gonna call?

    News, Published on 29/12/2018

    » Re: "Who trusts the NACC?", (Editorial, Dec 27).

  • OPINION

    Too little too late

    News, Postbag, Published on 21/10/2018

    » Re: "THAI 'sorry' as pilots snag 1st-class seats", (BP, Oct 20). The apology offered by Thai Airways International president Sumeth Damrongchaitham, for the behaviour of THAI's two pilots, who refused to take off unless two of the airline's first-class passengers were ejected from their seats for the company's off-duty pilots, is not enough.

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