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  • OPINION

    China and its repression of the Uighurs

    News, Gwynne Dyer, Published on 23/08/2018

    » Two weeks ago, Prof Gay McDougall, co-chair of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, alleged that up to a million people belonging to the Uighur and other Muslim minority groups in China's northwestern province of Xinjiang have been detained in concentration camps to be "re-educated" about religion.

  • BUSINESS

    Can Modi repeat?

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 24/09/2018

    » A day is a long time in politics, so they say. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been in power for four years and four months, and his day of reckoning with the voters is still seven months away.

  • LIFE

    Hot from Toronto

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 21/09/2018

    » Some highlights and award hopefuls from the film festival that will likely occupy the spotlight in the coming months

  • OPINION

    Defending the indefensible

    News, Editorial, Published on 19/09/2018

    » The conversion of Aung San Suu Kyi from human rights champion to defender of military violence has been painful to watch. The Myanmar leader capped her change last week. At a UN-sponsored conference in Hanoi, she sloughed off questions about the brutal expulsion of 700,000 Rohingya, who now are refugees. Shockingly, she defended the imprisonment of two Myanmar reporters by praising a law written by colonialists to intimidate and punish her own country's citizens.

  • OPINION

    ICC's leap in the dark

    Oped, Editorial, Published on 10/09/2018

    » The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has issued a clear and compelling case against Myanmar -- both its armed forces and its leaders. A UN-ordered investigation of the Rohingya tragedy is described unequivocally and credibly as genocidal. The UNHRC says government and army then tried to cover up crimes by multiple fabrications. It specifically names Sen Gen Min Aung Hlaing, the commander of the armed forces (tatmadaw) and the national leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

  • LIFE

    Boundaries blurred

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 16/09/2015

    » The Toronto International Film Festival, which runs until Sunday, is known as a showcase for big hitters -- movies with stars, budget and particularly Oscar ambition. The 40th edition of the festival screens over 350 titles, and those that dominate the headlines -- The Danish Girl, The Martian, Black Mass, Beasts Of No Nation, Spotlight, Every Brand Is Crisis, etc -- are those that you'll likely to read and hear a lot about as the award season kicks into high gear. 

  • BUSINESS

    A better place to work

    Spectrum, Suphin Mechuchep, Published on 29/07/2018

    » The tremendous value that organisations place on their people extends to real estate, as executives realise that a workplace is a strategic asset that can help their organisation to attract, nurture and retain talent.

  • THAILAND

    Famed national artist Manrat dies, aged 90

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 06/09/2018

    » National Artist Manrat Srikaranonda, a household name in Thailand's music circles with many all-time favourites to his credit, died yesterday. He was 90.

  • THAILAND

    Breakdown disrupts peak hour BTS trains

    Online Reporters, Published on 26/08/2015

    » Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) electric train services in Bangkok were disrupted when train No.6 broke down at Mor Chit station about 7.50am, reports said.

  • THAILAND

    Toward a plastics free world

    Life, Published on 04/09/2018

    » When a dry leaf sheath of a betel palm falls to the ground, it is hard, tough and worthless.

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