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  • OPINION

    Regime TV show must address the real issues

    News, Soonruth Bunyamanee, Published on 07/06/2017

    » In a bid to ensure the public is well-informed about the government's work and accomplishments over the past three years, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered a 12-episode special television series which kicked off on Sunday.

  • OPINION

    Looking in the mirror

    News, Postbag, Published on 30/07/2016

    » Re: "Merkel's immigration policy helps deter terrorism", (Opinion, July 26).

  • OPINION

    Just think about it, baby

    Life, Pimrapee Thungkasemvathana, Published on 29/08/2014

    » The Department of Health Service Support has hastily issued a proposal for the surrogacy bill currently being drafted, suggesting a ban on surrogates who have no blood ties to the intended parents, in an attempt to prevent commercial surrogacy.

  • OPINION

    No more paradises lost

    News, Editorial, Published on 13/01/2018

    » With a plan to promote "secondary" tourist provinces, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has injected a huge portion of its budget to help them upgrade and keep domestic and international visitors satisfied this year.

  • OPINION

    Spur economy for long term

    News, Editorial, Published on 17/12/2016

    » Nearly 10 million taxpayers have once again been called upon to help spur the sluggish economy. The Prayut Chan-o-cha government has offered a shopping tax break to boost domestic spending during the upcoming holiday.

  • OPINION

    Thai economy needs new growth drivers

    News, Bandid Nijathaworn, Published on 21/09/2016

    » The state of the global economy today is disjointed and complicated. To understand this complexity, derived from many countervailing forces, one needs to differentiate the short-term outlook from the longer-term challenges.

  • OPINION

    Coups don't depress economic growth

    News, Tyler Cowen, Published on 19/07/2016

    » As the chaos in Turkey is starting to clear, investors are asking what the failed coup might mean for the country's economic future. The news stories show many conflicting elements in play, and right now it is hard to make specific verifiable claims about what the country can expect. We can, however, turn to the broader historical record, and that suggests failed coup attempts against democratic governments don't much lower subsequent rates of economic growth in those countries.

  • OPINION

    Mega-investment is no longer a choice

    News, Sutapa Amornvivat, Published on 27/01/2016

    » As the year of the monkey kicks off, anxiety abounds. For the first time in nearly half a century, no single economic power enjoys bullish prospects. In the 1980s, Japan was at the height of its "miracle" with record salaries and employment. In the 1990s, the United States rode the success of rapid technological change that created waves of new jobs as well as the dot com bubble. At the turn of the millennium, the European Union was exuberant with the promise of growth driven by a streamlined internal market and single currency. Then China's accession to the World Trade Organisation helped it re-emerge as one of the world's great economic powers, marching briskly forward even during the global financial crisis of 2008. Today, there is no comparable big winner.

  • OPINION

    Currency war poses threat to the global economy

    News, Published on 17/02/2015

    » Six and a half years after the global financial crisis, central banks in emerging and developed economies alike are continuing to pursue unprecedentedly activist — and unpredictable — monetary policy. How much road remains in this extraordinary journey?

  • OPINION

    Next year will determine Prayut's legacy

    News, Suranand Vejjajiva, Published on 24/12/2014

    » It should be, after all, a season to be jolly, as the Christmas and New Year holidays start this week.

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