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  • OPINION

    Melodramatic rants

    News, Postbag, Published on 08/05/2019

    » Vint Chavala makes one of his customary melodramatic rants in "Poisonous billionaires", (PostBag, May 4), this time against "many billionaires", one presumably being Mr Thanathorn. However, he does not name any others apart from Thaksin Shinawatra, nor does he give us the faintest clue why Mr Thanathorn personally should be regarded as "poisonous".

  • OPINION

    Revamp the military

    News, Postbag, Published on 23/02/2019

    » Let's briefly consider local geopolitics and the Thai military. Thailand needs China like it needs another coup. However, China needs Thailand for a variety of reasons. The US has had a longstanding favourable relationship with Thailand and is its most powerful ally.

  • NEWS

    Myanmar sees rise in tourism despite Rohingya crisis

    Bloomberg News, Published on 22/02/2018

    » Myanmar tourist arrivals rose 18% last year to 3.44 million visitors, despite international condemnation over the treatment of its Rohingya Muslim population.

  • OPINION

    'Happy' uni students still need to lift grades

    News, Soonruth Bunyamanee, Published on 21/02/2018

    » The recent international rankings that show almost all leading Thai universities plunged in scores and ratings must serve as a wake-up call to the government and policymakers -- Thailand's higher education system needs improvement.

  • OPINION

    That special human 'thing' will always beat AI

    News, Leonid Bershidsky, Published on 19/12/2016

    » This year's news about what artificial intelligence can do in the arts has been both exciting and scary. Neural networks have learned to paint like masters and compose sophisticated music. Those of us in creative endeavours might be as endangered by technological advances as blue-collar workers are often said to be -- though we are protected by certain limitations that technology is never likely to overcome.

  • BUSINESS

    Reset in Phuket

    Spectrum, Published on 02/10/2016

    » Sales in the Phuket luxury residential market have slowed down in recent years as demand has grown at a slower pace. An adverse reaction to this is that the number of new residential project launches has started declining in response to slower sales.

  • NEWS

    Clinton, Trump roll 7s to win US 'Super Tuesday'

    Associated Press, Published on 02/03/2016

    » WASHINGTON -- Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton moved closer to winning their parties' nominations with a series of victories in the Super Tuesday elections, the biggest day of the primary campaign.

  • OPINION

    Solo attacks are expected to grow

    News, Eli Lake, Published on 18/07/2016

    » After the horror at Nice, perhaps the most depressing comment came from France's prime minister. Calling for unity in the face of terror, Manuel Valls observed: "Times have changed, and we should learn to live with terrorism. We have to show solidarity and collective calm."

  • NEWS

    'Many' Thais implicated in global scandal

    Published on 04/04/2016

    » The Anti-Money Laundering Office (Amlo) is seeking information from its foreign counterparts regarding 21 Thai nationals reportedly included in a list of people worldwide using a Panama-based law firm for money laundering and tax evasion.

  • OPINION

    Warren Buffett tumbles into 'The Confidence Trap'

    News, Published on 04/05/2016

    » Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, is a confident man. Having built one of the greatest businesses in history, and having become one of the world's richest men in the process, he sees great prosperity in the rear-view mirror, and more of the same ahead.

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