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  • OPINION

    Postbag: In praise of our one man show

    News, Published on 24/08/2014

    » It is always interesting to read Kong Rithdee’s opinion column. “Zero is a sign of our brave new world” (Opinion, Aug 23) is another example of Khun Kong’s baffling views. I don’t know how old Khun Kong is, nor would I dare ask, but I’m sure he has been around through a number of different governments to see how they all were ineffective due to personal interests of our representatives, both elected and appointed, how they squabbled and manipulated, how the budgets ran amok, how grandiose populist projects nearly wrecked the Thai economy, how promises were so easily made and as easily never kept, and so forth.

  • OPINION

    Don't allow global crises to obscure abuse of Tamils

    News, Published on 13/08/2014

    » With all the horrors taking place in Gaza, Ukraine, Iraq, and Syria, Sri Lanka has understandably fallen off the international radar. What you must know is that this suits Sri Lanka's President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, just fine.

  • OPINION

    Military regime can't turn back the clock of progress

    News, Achara Ashayagachat, Published on 12/08/2014

    » My memory of one of this country's democratic milestones — the student uprising of Oct 14, 1973 — was my grandmother sobbing while watching His Majesty the King's announcement on TV about a new government replacing the military dictatorship that students had tried to topple.

  • OPINION

    Happiness behind the wheel

    Asia focus, Umesh Pandey, Published on 11/08/2014

    » Dear Leader of Peace and Order,

  • OPINION

    Model bus maestro

    News, Published on 10/08/2014

    » Re: “A happy bus conductor” (Multimedia, Aug 6).

  • OPINION

    Driving us to distraction

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 07/08/2014

    » Those found texting on their mobile phones while driving in Bangkok will be arrested after the Metropolitan Police Bureau on Tuesday enforced a new rule prohibiting the act. Though the gravity of the new regulation is not enough to land text message addicts in jail, they are required to pay a maximum fine of 1,000 baht if the law is broken.

  • OPINION

    Coupon saga takes a twist

    News, Published on 30/07/2014

    » The plan to help consumers adapt to digital television broadcasts has taken more turns than a Formula One race circuit. In the latest confusing chapter, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) said it was again changing its plan to alter the value of subsidy coupons from 1,000 baht each to 690 baht. That decision was announced six weeks after the NBTC announced it was changing the value of each coupon from 690 baht to 1,000 baht.

  • OPINION

    Running away from parental responsibility

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 15/07/2014

    » Last month, a family from the country found out that they had inadvertently built up a huge bill by purchasing items in a smartphone game and thus owed a fortune to a telecommunications company. The story hit the news and caused a public outcry and from what I know, at least three similar incidents have since become public knowledge.

  • OPINION

    To code or not to code?

    Life, James Hein, Published on 18/06/2014

    » Should everyone learn some computer programming? According to Linus Torvalds, the man who gave us Linux, the answer is “no”. With 40 years of computer programming behind me, I have some views on this subject.

  • OPINION

    Keep your kid dialled out

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 17/06/2014

    » Parents have their reasons for allowing their kids to own a mobile phone (or not). My seven-year-old daughter once asked me to buy her a mobile phone, in spite of the fact that she knew what my answer would be. She cited examples of her friends, who bring them to school — some even have iPhones!

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