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  • OPINION

    Ban crime films now!

    News, Postbag, Published on 10/12/2018

    » It is a matter of the gravest concern that a gold shop robber has admitted that watching "several films about robberies gave him the idea to imitate them", (Online, Dec 7).

  • OPINION

    Ban toxic glyphosate

    News, Postbag, Published on 26/05/2018

    » According to a May 24 report, the Hazardous Substance Committee, in reference to a ban on three toxic pesticides, said "there were insufficient studies confirming they were health hazards", and thus have allowed their continued use. One of the three is glyphosate, known as "Roundup".

  • OPINION

    Seat belt confusion

    News, Postbag, Published on 11/04/2017

    » I fully support the wearing of car seat belts in an effort to increase passenger safety; but would someone in authority please clarify in simple terms the latest rules regarding seat belts and the carrying of passengers in vehicles?

  • OPINION

    Trade agreement

    News, Postbag, Published on 13/02/2017

    » Re: "Accused Singapore robber still in Bangkok jail", (BP, Feb 11).

  • OPINION

    Some hard questions

    News, Postbag, Published on 07/01/2017

    » Re: "Horror highway crash, blast kills 25", (BP, Jan 3).

  • OPINION

    Reclaim the paths

    News, Postbag, Published on 29/11/2018

    » Re: "Fury after biker rams into girl on pavement", (BP, Nov 28).

  • OPINION

    The joke of law

    News, Published on 01/12/2018

    » The impressively slow progress on Premchai Karnasuta's case for alleged poaching in a national wildlife sanctuary can surprise no one (Editorial, Nov 30). It exemplifies perfectly why Thai people do not trust Thai justice, or rather, Thai rule of law posing as justice. Even when the law manages to be just, it is applied with seemingly blatant discrimination to protect corrupt hi-so types who are members in good standing of the old boys club while coming down mercilessly on the poor and powerless, who correctly see it as being created by traditional hi-so types to keep the masses in their place underfoot. We need not imagine where Premchai would be today had he been an aged peasant picking mushrooms illegally.

  • OPINION

    Disappearing justice

    News, Postbag, Published on 31/08/2018

    » This week the world marks the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances which falls on Aug 30.

  • OPINION

    Pesticides betrayal

    News, Published on 01/09/2018

    » Re: "HSC eases its farming chemical ban", (BP, Aug 31).

  • OPINION

    Rules of the road

    News, Postbag, Published on 23/07/2017

    » I read with interest the article in last week's Spectrum about the plight of motorbike taxi drivers.

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