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  • OPINION

    A step forward

    News, Postbag, Published on 11/04/2019

    » Re: "FM's outburst", (BP, April 10). I could understand Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai's outburst at the diplomatic saga which took place at Pathumwan police station where 12 diplomats from the EU, UN and Western embassies were present to observe the sedition proceedings against Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, Future Forward Party leader. But I have two observations:

  • LIFESTYLE

    Darkness and despair

    Life, Published on 03/07/2018

    » Grandpa Thanit* went missing from home six months ago. Besides living with Alzheimer's, the resident of Prachuap Khiri Khan province -- who is believed to be 100 years old -- had a string of age-related health issues that impacted his ability to recognise friends and family. This made it more difficult for his family to locate him after he left home while family members were at work.

  • OPINION

    Cronyism 'typical'?

    News, Postbag, Published on 13/04/2018

    » Re: "Right man for the job", (Editorial, April 12).

  • OPINION

    Define 'referendum'

    News, Postbag, Published on 13/04/2016

    » Re: "State spies out on prowl for referendum mischief", (BP, April 11).

  • LIFESTYLE

    Flowers of flame

    Brunch, Normita Thongtham, Published on 10/04/2016

    » The Tabebuia rosea, or chompoo panthip, on Kasetsart University's Kamphaeng Saen campus in Nakhon Pathom province caused a traffic jam as it attracted people from far and near last February. The trees were planted on both sides of the road and when they dropped all their leaves, only to be blanketed by flowers all at the same time, they were a sight to behold.

  • OPINION

    Skeletons to hide

    News, Postbag, Published on 24/05/2017

    » David James Wong in his May 11 letter, "Snouts in the trough", slams the Thai authorities for failing to captures "Boss" and blames corruption.

  • OPINION

    Pigs at the trough

    News, Postbag, Published on 17/03/2018

    » Re: "Hollow promises", (PostBag, March 15). I share Burin Kantabutra's frustration over the lack of progress in dealing with entrenched graft and corruption in Thailand.

  • OPINION

    Set in stone

    News, Postbag, Published on 05/01/2019

    » Re: "Government admits election delay", (BP, Jan 4).

  • LIFESTYLE

    Doing right by the children

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/10/2018

    » Henrietta H. Fore couldn't be happier with the way Thailand has made progress in promoting and protecting children's rights in the past 70 years of its presence -- by that name -- in the Kingdom. The Unicef executive director was recently in Thailand, and the success stories of the country through years of governmental policies and support from other agencies couldn't fail to put a smile on her face: the country has almost a 100% rate of birth and healthcare registration, access to clean drinking water, sanitation and primary-school attendance.

  • OPINION

    Ban toxic glyphosate

    News, Postbag, Published on 26/05/2018

    » According to a May 24 report, the Hazardous Substance Committee, in reference to a ban on three toxic pesticides, said "there were insufficient studies confirming they were health hazards", and thus have allowed their continued use. One of the three is glyphosate, known as "Roundup".

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