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    A bad week

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 25/02/2018

    » Bad week for the military regime. The antediluvians in green absorbed punishment from foreigners galore. Worse, at home, protesters judged to be disloyal Thais went on the streets. And after three years, eight months and some days, the courts put on their steel-toed boots and confronted the regime's rules.

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    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 14/01/2018

    » Voldemort's sister

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    Peak army

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 29/10/2017

    » We have seen Thais come together so many times, but never like that.

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    SMOP is a flop

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 08/10/2017

    » Last Sunday night, an anti-drug squad caught two men carrying 400kg of crystal methamphetamine from Myanmar, ya ice worth 400 million baht on the street. On Monday and on Tuesday, police in Udon Thani and Mukdahan busted two cross-Mekong shipments of compressed marijuana from Laos, now Japan's major weed supplier. Combined, they weighed a tonne.

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    Corruption and cover-ups

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 29/01/2017

    » As they say in Narathiwat, it never rains but it pours. Wow! Sure, we asked about corruption, but we weren't expecting to be flooded out.

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    The Fakebook Diaries

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 01/01/2017

    » Around 15 million or so people noticed last Tuesday that there was no bomb or large explosion anywhere in Bangkok. None of those people worked for Facebook, which is OK, but after the "explosion", people who work for Facebook insisted there was, actually, an explosion.

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    Brave the third wave

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 07/01/2018

    » The regime is about set to spring the third wave of its plan to extend government by elites. They're careful plans and they seem foolproof. But we will continue to live in interesting times, because not all military attacks proceed as planned.

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    What is Tu to do?

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 31/12/2017

    » Uncle Tu took the cabinet upcountry yet again, and yet again they came back wondering why the heck they didn't stay in Bangkok, where they're obviously more comfortable and no one expects them to do awkward, ethnic stuff.

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    How Bangkok came close to the big one

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 18/06/2017

    » In late 2011 the chatter about terrorist attacks in Thailand reached their highest volume ever, or since. The bare bones of the plot are well known but recent arrests in America have exposed many more details.

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    Banned in Bangkok

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 21/05/2017

    » This article is prohibited. It is therefore forbidden to read further. But you're reading it, right? Despite the introductory photo. Or because of it maybe? Of course you are.

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