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  • OPINION

    Thailand's tale told via 'The Nation'

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 28/06/2019

    » Nearly five decades ago, The Nation newspaper started out as a pro-democracy, anti-military news organisation. It was fiercely independent and invariably hard-hitting vis-à-vis the powers-that-be. An English-language newspaper owned by Thais from the outset, it prided itself for having neither fear nor favour. Its lamentable expiry as a print newspaper today -- an online version will continue -- provides multiple parallels for Thailand's contemporary political history, ongoing polarisation and the changing nature of the business of journalism worldwide.

  • LIFE

    Life in the fast lane

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 02/06/2017

    » James Williams has one of the most coveted jobs in the world. As host of In 24 Hours, a CNN monthly travel series that delivers insights on high-end experiences in major cities around the globe, his job has brought him on several exciting and outrageously glamorous journeys since its beginning in late 2015.

  • LIFE

    Rappers drown out social justice warriors

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 09/10/2016

    » The biggest worldwide viral sensation of late is a 51-second clip of a Japanese man rapping about a pen, an apple and a pineapple. Or rather, as he pronounces them, a "pear, a apple, a pie-apple" as he minces in his yellow polyester Elvis suit, leering like a sex tourist walking into Nana Plaza for the first time.

  • THAILAND

    Loved to death

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 22/10/2018

    » In March, Thai authorities ordered the temporary closure of Maya Bay on Phi Phi Leh Island for the first time since 1999 to halt the environmental damage caused by too many tourists. A month later the Philippine island of Boracay, one of the world's most famous beach destinations, was closed for the same reason.

  • OPINION

    Khashoggi saga packs punch

    News, Maysam Behravesh, Published on 12/10/2018

    » The disappearance and possible murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has cast a long shadow over Saudi Arabia's global image. If the Saudi government did in fact kill or kidnap him, the crime would have significant implications for Middle East politics.

  • WORLD

    Trump, Kim launch talks with historic handshake

    Published on 12/06/2018

    » SINGAPORE: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un made history Tuesday, becoming the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet and shake hands, as they began to search for ways to end a tense decades-old nuclear stand-off.

  • THAILAND

    58 of 216 Thais trapped on quake-hit volcano to return Tuesday

    AFP, Published on 31/07/2018

    » MATARAM, Indonesia: Fifty-eight of the 216 Thais evacuated from an Indonesian volcano after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides that trapped them on the mountain will return home on Tuesday, officials said.

  • OPINION

    Putting hearts and minds in Thai-US ties

    News, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 24/07/2018

    » The international rescue of 12 boys and their football coach in Chiang Rai earlier this month quickly permeated into the conference room of the Thai-US dialogue in Washington DC last week. The feel-good atmosphere jump-started the much-needed dialogue between the region's oldest allies.

  • LIFE

    Driven to Drink

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 07/01/2018

    » There are two categories where you can find Thailand sitting at the top of the world charts.

  • WORLD

    Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 248

    Associated Press, Published on 20/09/2017

    » MEXICO CITY: Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities climbed to 248.

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