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  • OPINION

    Army always rules

    News, Published on 08/04/2019

    » Re: "Old guard can't halt the turning tide", (Opinion, April 6). Wasant Techawongtham argues succinctly that Thai elites won't be more successful than King Canute in turning back a potential and youthful democratic wave.

  • OPINION

    EC has no vision

    News, Postbag, Published on 28/03/2019

    » A conscientious Election Commission would have counted the 1,500 ballots from New Zealand that arrived at their precincts after ballot counting had begun.True, the law allows for them to not be counted, but a duty-bound, proactive EC would have noted that the ballots' delay was not any fault of the voters, nor had they been tampered with en route.

  • OPINION

    Rules of the game

    News, Postbag, Published on 10/08/2016

    » If someone illegally takes control of a ship its called piracy and it's a very serious offence. When people interfere with the planned flight of an aircraft it's known as hijacking and carries a severe punishment. One would think an even greater offence would be the illegal ousting of an elected government by an armed group, commonly known as a coup d'etat which in some countries would carry the most extreme penalty.

  • OPINION

    Check his credentials

    News, Postbag, Published on 14/09/2019

    » Re: "Thamanat wins PM's backing", (BP, Sept 11). As a reformist, Prime Minister Pra-yut Chan-o-cha should quickly verify Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Capt Thamanat Prompow's claims that he didn't (a) plead guilty to charges of drug trafficking in Australia and (b) didn't serve a four-year jail sentence for his crime, thus disqualifying him from office.

  • OPINION

    Thank you, 'Mali San'

    News, Postbag, Published on 24/08/2019

    » We Thais owe many, many thanks to "Mali-San" or Ms Megumi Morimoto, 46, a freshman at Kasetsart University's Sakolnakorn campus. As shown by the clip on Facebook by Udomsak Nak-chang-in and on television, she's been blocking motorcyclists from illegally riding their bikes on the sidewalk at Rumsalee intersection, thus protecting pedestrians from being run over. She's done this over 100 times. Although local bikers have beaten her up four times, Thai onlookers have rescued her.

  • OPINION

    Illiterate authorities

    News, Postbag, Published on 23/08/2019

    » Re: "Prayut no 'dictator'", (PostBag, Aug 20).

  • OPINION

    Government lottery

    News, Postbag, Published on 20/04/2019

    » The current impasse with Thai politics in selecting a prime minister might never be resolved due to the problems with the rules as stipulated in the 2017 charter. Obviously, the rules were inadequate because there is no readily available solution.

  • OPINION

    Enforcement first

    News, Postbag, Published on 03/08/2019

    » Re: "Need for speed will not help solve gridlock", (Opinion, Aug 2).

  • OPINION

    Guidance is the key

    News, Postbag, Published on 15/07/2019

    » A very interesting and important piece of news, "Revving up for danger", (BP, July 14), concerning the issuance of three grades of motorcycle driving licences.

  • OPINION

    Not fake -- it's true

    News, Postbag, Published on 17/06/2019

    » Re: "Justice is approaching", (PostBag, June 16).

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