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  • OPINION

    Allow judicial criticism

    News, Editorial, Published on 19/04/2019

    » When law lecturer-turned-politician Piyabutr Saengkanokkul read out a statement by his Future Forward Party (FFP) on the Constitutional Court's dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart Party in March, it did not cause him much trouble.

  • OPINION

    An S44 order too many

    News, Editorial, Published on 16/04/2019

    » In what has been branded abuse of power, the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has invoked the all-powerful Section 44 to delay payments by the three big mobile players and bail out digital TV operators from their financial obligations.

  • OPINION

    Envoy flak over the top

    News, Editorial, Published on 12/04/2019

    » It's rare that the police should act in a more diplomatic manner than the Foreign Affairs Ministry when it comes to the handling of the same issue. But that's what exactly has happened in the past week in connection with legal proceedings in a high-profile political case against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit.

  • OPINION

    Stop creep of 'full Sharia'

    News, Editorial, Published on 11/04/2019

    » On Tuesday, an LGBTI group protested outside the Brunei embassy in Bangkok, rallying against the tiny oil-rich nation's imposition on April 3 of full Sharia law, which among other barbaric acts punishes sodomy by stoning offenders to death.

  • OPINION

    Songkran must go on

    News, Postbag, Published on 06/04/2019

    » Re: Songkran bans, (BP, April 2).

  • OPINION

    Speak out on barbarism

    News, Editorial, Published on 02/04/2019

    » While the world is fixated on Brunei's plan to fully implement Islamic Sharia law, which will see draconian punishments such as stoning to death for offences such as adultery and sodomy, as well as amputation for theft, the Association of Southeast Nation (Asean) has remained silent on the matter. How disappointing.

  • NEWS

    British PM seeks brief Brexit delay from hesitant EU

    AFP, Published on 20/03/2019

    » LONDON: Britain will write to the EU on Wednesday to seek a short delay to Brexit, but Brussels has warned any decision may only come next week -- just before the scheduled departure date.

  • OPINION

    Mourning Virachai

    News, Postbag, Published on 18/03/2019

    » Re: "Virachai's death loss to the nation", (Editorial, March 17).

  • OPINION

    Virachai's death loss to the nation

    News, Editorial, Published on 17/03/2019

    » The untimely death of Virachai Plasai, the Thai ambassador to the United States, is a great loss to Thailand's diplomacy and the country's state service.

  • NEWS

    May's divorce deal back from the dead

    AFP, Published on 15/03/2019

    » LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May's EU withdrawal agreement could yet return from the dead if hardcore Brexiteers fear a delay could produce a softer Brexit than the deal they despise.

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