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  • OPINION

    City loses historic icon in Mahakan fight

    Oped, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 09/02/2018

    » Bangkok yesterday lost one of the rare, vintage houses that represent the bygone days of the Rattanakosin era when it was demolished and reduced to a pile of rubble.

  • OPINION

    Prioritising human rights

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 27/11/2017

    » What exactly is a human right? The most obvious way to answer that question may be to point toward the 30 Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Signed in 1948 and ratified by 48 out of 58 member countries of the UN at the time, the declaration affirms several rights an individual must be afforded as a human being, such as the right to life, opinions and expression, or the right to not be subjected to arbitrary imprisonment or torture.

  • OPINION

    Popularity of regime wanes

    News, Published on 04/11/2017

    » Judging from politicians' whining, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's announcement that a general election will take place in November next year is not good enough; it must do a great deal more to get the country's sluggish economy on the move and improve the much-touted welfare-card scheme.

  • OPINION

    Action needed for economic self-sufficiency

    News, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 24/10/2017

    » With the world in flux and full of uncertainty and local conditions that are still a work-in-progress, to be self-sufficient and sustainable is ultimately the best method to cope with unknown challenges.

  • OPINION

    Keeping the late King's works alive

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 25/10/2017

    » Today marks the beginning of the royal funeral ceremonies for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. For me, this is a time when all Thais form collective memories. For over a year, we have been united in showing our love and respect to the late monarch. We are saddened by his passing, humbled by solemn rituals and will be enthralled by all forms of traditional Thai arts during the royal funeral and cremation ceremonies.

  • OPINION

    Honour late King's legacy

    News, Editorial, Published on 13/10/2017

    » One year ago today the entire nation was plunged into grief when the Royal Household Bureau announced the passing of our beloved former monarch, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. He was 88.

  • OPINION

    About politics

    News, Published on 20/05/2017

    » NRSA under pressure to come up with 'pro-reform' bills, which critics say fall short of the mark v Legal expert Borwornsak goes all guns blazing as chair of national advisory board v Transport minister to sit on a committee to salvage rail projects

  • OPINION

    Old railway stations are slipping away

    News, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 18/03/2017

    » As Thailand is going ahead with its double-track train development plan, the first casualties of the development are the old railway stations across the country.

  • OPINION

    Monks need a say in Sangha reform

    News, Editorial, Published on 01/01/2017

    » The amendment of the Sangha Act by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) might be an attempt to break the impasse in appointing the new supreme patriarch. However, it takes more than just a one-line revision to reform monks' governing body.

  • OPINION

    Father's Day has a special significance

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 05/12/2016

    » For Thais, today is not just another day. Over the past seven decades, Dec 5 had been a day when the entire nation celebrated the birthday of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. This year is different, as the passing of King Bhumibol turns this ceremonial occasion into a collective reminiscence.

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