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    Water way to go

    B Magazine, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 03/03/2019

    » There was once a time in Thailand when the population was small and the waters were full of life. Today, the country has nearly 70 million people, but the number of marine creatures is decreasing all the time. In the past, people had respect for the seas, lakes, rivers and their inhabitants. We are not so conscientious anymore. There isn't enough concern about what our activities could mean for the future.

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    Sweet triumph for the 'garbage' and for transparency

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 28/06/2013

    » The Central Administrative Court's ruling there must be public hearings on the 350 billion baht water management megaproject contracts before they go ahead should serve as a reminder to the government to be more transparent and more respectful of the public in the future.

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    Maybe we should prepare for the worst

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 14/07/2015

    » Former weatherman Smith Dharmasaroja is well known for his doomsday predictions, such as his forecast in 1998 that a tsunami would hit southwestern Thailand, which actually came true seven years later.

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    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 more things change

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 04/02/2019

    » After a series of false promises on a general election, Thailand is scheduled to hold one on March 24 after more than four years of military rule.

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    Thaksin has a plan

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 11/10/2011

    » Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been relatively quiet recently but he did meet with the Bangkok Post to suggest a plan for solving Thailand's water problems

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    The Pheu Thai circus

    News, Postbag, Published on 05/08/2017

    » How many times have Pheu Thai politicians shot themselves in the foot. I've lost count. This time they just shot themselves in the mouth, blaming the government for the floods in the Northeast (BP, July 31). Have they forgotten what they did in 2011?

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    Myanmar renews SEZ push

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 02/10/2017

    » Myanmar's special economic zones (SEZs) are a central part of a revitalised economic strategy in which increased manufacturing activity will play a key role. And breathing renewed life and energy into stagnant or stalled SEZs has moved to the top of the government's agenda.

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    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

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    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.

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