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    Foreign minister rejects US editorial

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 12/06/2019

    » Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has dismissed an editorial piece run by the <i>Washington Post</i> which suggested the United States hold back on resuming diplomatic ties with Thailand despite the fact that Gen Prayut secured his second term as premier through a parliamentary vote last Wednesday.


    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.


    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.


    Activists need protection

    News, Editorial, Published on 14/05/2019

    » Thailand's already battered human rights record has fallen another notch following reports of the mysterious disappearance of three activists accused of lese majeste while in exile in Vietnam.

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    Silence, suppression in China on 30th Tiananmen anniversary

    AFP, Published on 04/06/2019

    » BEIJING - China is set to mark 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown with a wall of silence on Tuesday after arresting activists and tightening internet censorship ahead of the politically sensitive anniversary.


    Local options key to FDI

    News, Editorial, Published on 03/06/2019

    » Thailand is moving ahead with plans to overhaul its infrastructure to build up transport networks and improve logistic efficiency across the country.

  • NEWS

    China raises tariffs on $60bn in US goods

    AFP, Published on 01/06/2019

    » BEIJING: China on Saturday officially increased tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods as it prepares to release a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting off supplies to the telecoms giant Huawei.

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    China accuses US of 'naked economic terrorism'

    AFP, Published on 30/05/2019

    » BEIJING: China accused the United States of "naked economic terrorism" on Thursday as Beijing ramps up the rhetoric in their trade war.

  • NEWS

    China steps up threat to deprive US of rare earths

    AFP, Published on 29/05/2019

    » BEIJING - Chinese state media on Wednesday dangled the threat of cutting exports of rare earths to the United States as a counter-strike in the trade war, potentially depriving Washington of a key resource used to make everything from smartphones to military hardware.

  • NEWS

    A remarkable life

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 27/05/2019

    » Thais and the international community are in mourning over the death of Privy Council president and statesman Gen Prem Tinsulanonda, who passed away from heart failure at a hospital on Sunday morning at the age of 98.

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