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  • NEWS

    Government House seizure next

    Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 29/11/2013

    » Anti-government protesters will seize Government House and other state agencies on Sunday and most state enterprises will go on strike on Monday, protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban vowed on Friday night.

  • OPINION

    How our car culture has deadly results

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 21/01/2019

    » The thick haze covering Bangkok and adjacent areas strikes a call for the Thai automobile industry to embrace clean technology -- but it also calls for a major change in our car-loving culture.

  • NEWS

    Strong cities needed

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 15/07/2018

    » Bangkok has attracted millions of migrants seeking economic opportunity. They will be forced to handle the impacts of climate change in coming decades.

  • NEWS

    The last sanctuary

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 08/07/2018

    » On a lush hill overlooking Da Nang Bay, central Vietnam, red-shanked doucs freely wander in one of their few remaining sanctuaries on Earth. At the Son Tra Nature Reserve, a mountainous peninsula known to American soldiers during the Vietnam War as "Monkey Mountain", sights like a douc couple hanging from a treetop can still be seen.

  • NEWS

    Migrants face changing climate

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 01/07/2018

    » The arrival of May once reminded Lin Na that the first rain of the year was on its way. The ground in her small village of Prey Veng province in southern Cambodia would start to soften, dampened by rainfall. This time each year, she would help her family cultivate a two-hectare rice field, the main source of food and income for them throughout the year.

  • OPINION

    Coming clean on murky air pollution data

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 22/02/2018

    » Inescapably, those of us who live in Bangkok are resigned to the fact that pollution is part of our way of life. But the threat of air pollution in recent weeks seems too much to bear. And the state reaction is questionable. Leaving the city, the country's beating economic heart, is not possible for most of us.

  • NEWS

    The not so sweet smell of success

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 01/10/2017

    » A new machine stands quietly in a corner of a small rice mill north of Amnat Charoen town. Its operation will commence at the end of this year, marking an important step for local farmers to boost their rice production.

  • NEWS

    No place called home

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 17/09/2017

    » Meenah can't remember her precise birthplace in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Based on descriptions she's heard of the place, she imagines it was a peaceful village surrounded by fields and greenery.

  • NEWS

    Shinawatras leave a tainted legacy

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 03/09/2017

    » When former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra failed to show up at the Supreme Court just before the verdict of her trial for alleged malfeasance on Aug 25, it portended an uncertain fate for her Pheu Thai Party.

  • NEWS

    Exodus triggers moving targets

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 06/08/2017

    » Yu Yu fixes her eyes on the metal mesh door inside a waiting room that separates her from her two brothers locked inside a Phetchaburi prison. When her queue number is called, she rushes to the crowd gathered at the door. Inside, she undergoes a series of security checks.

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