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    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.

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    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.

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    The glue doesn't stick

    News, Postbag, Published on 16/06/2019

    » The excuse that the "skewed scales must have been due to poor glueing during its making" offered by the director of the Chumpholphonphisai School in explanation for the controversial Wai Kru flower arrangements as reported in the Bangkok Post's June 15 edition, is priceless.

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    Grammy preview: Jay-Z vs Trump

    AFP, Published on 29/01/2018

    » NEW YORK: Jay-Z, leading nominations for the Sunday Grammy Awards (Monday morning Thailand time), was feted Saturday by music industry heavyweights -- and, in between, was taken to task by the president of the United States.

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    Trump is losing his war against the liberal media

    News, Ramesh Ponnuru, Published on 16/10/2017

    » A lot of Republicans love how President Donald Trump bashes the media. They think journalists at most major outlets are biased against them, and they think it's about time that a Republican president hits back. He gets applause even when he seems to be wrong.

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    Trump vents again, may fire attorney general

    Associated Press, Published on 25/07/2017

    » WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump turned up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, launching a fresh Twitter tirade against him while musing privately about firing the man who was the first US senator to endorse his candidacy.

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    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.

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    Question of balance

    News, Postbag, Published on 08/08/2016

    » It appears the <i>Bangkok Post</i> belongs to the mainstream media of this world and only prints articles from Associated Press, The New York Times, etc (especially from Paul Krugman), but never prints articles from opposing sides.

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    America is divided by race, united by pain

    News, Frank Bruni, Published on 11/07/2016

    » There aren't any ready answers for how to end this cycle of bloodshed, these heart-rending images from Louisiana and Minnesota and Texas of a country in desperate trouble, with so much pain to soothe, rage to exorcise and injustice to confront.

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    Steady now, just 'keep calm and carry on'

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 03/07/2016

    » For something that sounds a bit like a second-rate breakfast cereal, Brexit has created the most monumental commotion in Britain since David Beckham damaged his precious metatarsal.

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