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  • OPINION

    No, Brexit Britain doesn't want its empire back

    News, John Lloyd, Published on 14/01/2019

    » Britain is moving towards an exit from the European Union on March 29, possibly with no agreement, and thus courting – according to the Bank of England – an 8 percent drop in GDP and a 7.5% rise in unemployment. A drear prospect, attended by matching drear commentaries on the stupidity of the 52 percent of the British electorate who voted for Brexit in 2016.

  • OPINION

    Putting hearts and minds in Thai-US ties

    News, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 24/07/2018

    » The international rescue of 12 boys and their football coach in Chiang Rai earlier this month quickly permeated into the conference room of the Thai-US dialogue in Washington DC last week. The feel-good atmosphere jump-started the much-needed dialogue between the region's oldest allies.

  • OPINION

    Thailand's black site: Who is accountable?

    News, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 15/05/2018

    » Suddenly Thailand, a name synonymous with coups and democratic struggles, has been mentioned repeatedly by US lawmakers and TV personalities over the last few weeks.

  • WORLD

    Russia warns Trump of ‘painful' response over US sanctions

    Bloomberg News, Published on 26/07/2017

    » Russia threatened to retaliate against new sanctions passed by the US House of Representatives, saying they made it all but impossible to achieve the Trump administration’s goal of improved relations.

  • OPINION

    Bangkok Trumpsters

    News, Postbag, Published on 17/08/2016

    » In the book Trump and Me by Mark Singer, Donald "Believe Me" Trump is variously described as a braggart, bully, swaggering buffoon, megalomaniac, narcissist and unpredictable demagogue with a need for total recognition.

  • OPINION

    Washington pulling back from the world

    News, Peter Apps, Published on 04/04/2016

    » For many in the US, the attacks on Brussels must have felt like more of the same. Once again, militants struck, the systems designed to stop them failed and all the blood and treasure of 15 years of "war on terror" appear more wasted than ever.

  • OPINION

    Diplomacy at the summit

    News, Editorial, Published on 17/02/2016

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha left on Sunday and arrives back home tomorrow from California. He is attending the first formal meeting between US and Asean leaders ever held outside the region. President Barack Obama hosted the meeting so he could get across his thoughts on China's actions in the South China Sea and also on the fight against rising terrorist threats in the region. It was such a good idea it should go on the diplomatic calendar.

  • LEARNING TOGETHER

    Arglit Boonyai, changing with the times

    Published on 11/06/2011

    » Having left Guru magazine, the Bangkok Post's Arglit Boonyai is creating a place for himself in the new media online. Our student reporters, Sam and Jessy, get the details.

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