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    Suchatvee linked to City Hall

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 17/07/2019

    » Suchatvee Suwansawat, president of King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), has remained coy over a possible run for Bangkok governor later this year, yet his flood control strategy is the kind of policy upon which campaigns are built.

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    Water solution urgent

    News, Postbag, Published on 10/03/2016

    » More than half of the provinces are currently at risk of running out of water for household use this year, yet Thailand is blessed with abundant rainfall.

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    'Skycycle lane' offers elevated congestion-free travel

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 15/09/2019

    » In a bid to promote the use of bicycles for daily transport, Smart City Innovative Research Academy (Scira), a think-tank on urban development under King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang has come up with an idea it calls "The Skycycle Project".

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    Elite mediator talks philosophy

    News, Wassana Nanuam, Published on 24/06/2019

    » Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) heavyweight Thammanat Prompao likens his work and the criticism he faces on a daily basis, which sometimes land him in hot water, to maintaining control of a hula hoop.

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    Reality of prisons

    News, Postbag, Published on 22/07/2019

    » As a former guest of the Department of Corrections I would like to respond to the editorial, "Hellish jails do not cut crime", (Editorial, July 13).

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    Doing right by the children

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/10/2018

    » Henrietta H. Fore couldn't be happier with the way Thailand has made progress in promoting and protecting children's rights in the past 70 years of its presence -- by that name -- in the Kingdom. The Unicef executive director was recently in Thailand, and the success stories of the country through years of governmental policies and support from other agencies couldn't fail to put a smile on her face: the country has almost a 100% rate of birth and healthcare registration, access to clean drinking water, sanitation and primary-school attendance.

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    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.

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    Confusing poll laws

    News, Postbag, Published on 26/04/2019

    » Am I alone in having trouble understanding the rules and regulations of politicians involved in this latest voting escapade, or are their others equally as baffled as myself?

  • News & article

    PM's tricky position

    News, Postbag, Published on 30/03/2019

    » Re: "Poll uncertainty lingers as count nears finish line", (Commentary, March 29).

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    The wild old days

    Life, Published on 13/04/2017

    » As people prepare to celebrate Songkran, this year's festival sees a number of stricter road safety rules and regulations -- from the Section 44 edict requiring all car passengers to buckle up to the ban of water-throwing from the back of pickups along major roads and highways. But the spirit of Songkran has always been high -- and wild. Here we take a look at photos from the Bangkok Post's archives to see how Songkran revellers enjoyed the water war in the past with or without harsh traffic rules enforced.

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