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  • OPINION

    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.

  • THAILAND

    Cops stop activists outside Prawit home

    News, Wassana Nanuam, Published on 17/04/2018

    » Two political activists were detained briefly by the police Monday for announcing their intention to carry out a symbolic gesture of protest at the residence of Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon.

  • THAILAND

    Prem doubts proposed mediator role

    Wassana Nanuam, Published on 10/04/2014

    » Privy Council president Gen Prem Tinsulanonda on Thursday said caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban may not listen to him if he were to act as a go-between in trying to mediate talks between them.

  • THAILAND

    Party in limbo after Banharn's death

    News, Published on 24/04/2016

    » The fate of the Chartthaipattana Party hangs in the balance after the death of its chief adviser and de facto leader Banharn Silpa-archa, but several key figures say it will carry on his political legacy.

  • EASY NEWS

    Angry general

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 29/05/2013

    » General Prayuth has angry words with the media after some commentators suggested that the army chief’s proposed border fence is really aimed at increasing the army’s budget.

  • OPINION

    Rare act of decency, honesty

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 03/01/2014

    » Finally, there is a police officer who is decent and courageous enough to tell the people the truth about the "men in black" on the rooftop of the Ministry of Labour and the so-called "fake" policemen who violently smashed the windows of a pickup truck in front of the Thai-Japanese stadium in Din Daeng on Dec 26.

  • EASY NEWS

    Thaksin at Thailand border

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 12/04/2012

    » Ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra is in neighbouring Laos, but his waiting supporters were disappointed as his flight was diverted to another airport for safety reasons.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    ‘Symbolic reconciliation’

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 27/04/2012

    » The PM’s visit to General Prem yesterday was full of symbolism but it remains to be seen if reconciliation will result. Opinions vary.

  • OPINION

    Big Jiew flip-flops on reconciliation

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 27/03/2012

    » Having announced his political retirement some months ago, Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyudh re-emerged out of the blue with an open letter in support of the KPI's reconciliation proposals. And then, just as quickly, he backed off -- explaining the time was not right for him to speak out.

  • THAILAND

    Banharn backs amnesty

    Online Reporters, Published on 13/04/2012

    » Amnesty is the key to national reconciliation, veteran politician Banharn Silpa-archa said on Friday.

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