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  • OPINION

    Oh! Mr Porter, what should this lady do?

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 09/11/2014

    » Following on from last week's tales of unfortunate tourists arriving at the wrong destination, a reader suggested an old music hall ditty, Oh! Mr Porter, by the great Marie Lloyd, also fitted the bill. The song tells the tale of a young woman who gets on the wrong train at London. The chorus goes as follows:

  • OPINION

    Is Ma's 'magic' really worth weaving?

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 26/04/2018

    » Jack Ma makes a phenomenal success again. During his high-profile trip to Thailand which gained heavy media attention, the businessman announced he would invest more than 11 billion baht in the country.

  • OPINION

    A mad, mad week

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 20/05/2018

    » Week Three of the 2019-2020 election campaign was Crazy Week. There always is at least one.

  • OPINION

    Suvarnabhumi greed harms AOT's goals

    News, Umesh Pandey, Published on 04/03/2018

    » Traveling through airports is always fun when one is loaded with money; the Hermes, the Louis Vuittons or the various restaurants offer great place to spend one's time and possibly get a place to sit.

  • OPINION

    Tackling plastic waste

    News, Editorial, Published on 29/01/2018

    » A study of Thai and neighbouring underseas life, published last week, proves beyond doubt that people are killing coral. Specifically, the plastic items that wind up in the area of Thai reefs is literally the death of coral. Ocean currents, sand and rocks bash and cut bags, bottles and trash to tiny bits. The coral, living animals, eat the plastic, choke and die.

  • OPINION

    How Thai Chinese are you?

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 16/02/2018

    » As the editor (and the Thai-Chinese token of this magazine), I would like to celebrate Chinese New Year with a fun test to gauge how Thai-Chinese you are. I mean, according to Theraphan Luangthomkun's Language, Nation And Development In Southeast Asia, it was estimated that there are about 26 million Thais of full or partial Chinese descent. So, Happy Chinese New Year to about 40% of the Thai population, I guess.

  • OPINION

    A look back at another 'amazing' year

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 31/12/2017

    » It is customary at this time of the year to take a not too serious look back on the past 12 months, although there are some events you may well prefer to forget. If nothing else it will serve as a reminder that Thailand will always be Truly Amazing.

  • OPINION

    And the award goes to … not these films

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 04/03/2018

    » It's Oscar time again and as usual Hollywood is ignoring exciting Thai productions. Here are a few that caught the eye:

  • OPINION

    Protect the gaur

    News, Editorial, Published on 15/11/2017

    » The killings of three rare, wild gaur in Nakhon Ratchasima raise two concerns that should command swift and high-level action. Local police in Wang Nam Khieo district immediately began investigating the shootings. Provincial governor Wichian Chantharanothai actively entered the picture, a distinct step in the right direction. Important issues are at stake, apart from the obvious killing of protected animals.

  • OPINION

    About politics

    News, Published on 18/11/2017

    » Prayut's 'fresh faces' question steeped in contradictions v Regime keeps watchful eye on Pheu Thai Party as it mulls lifting the political ban v Rajabhakti Park: Pride of the army or simply a den of graft?

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