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    A good old punch-up

    News, Postbag, Published on 22/10/2016

    » Back in the 1970s, my mates and fellow supporters of Millwall FC liked nothing better than a good old punch-up before, after and during a game, well lubricated by a couple of dozen pints of beer of course. One time I laid into this bloke so badly that the judge put me away for grievous bodily harm. Football hooligans they called us. But now thanks to Gen Paiboon Koomchaya I know the judge got it all wrong. It was just performing social sanctions against the "other side". It makes me feel so much better. I think I will just nip out and beat up the first person I meet who disagrees with anything I say.


    Anti-Russian agenda

    News, Postbag, Published on 07/10/2016

    » It's apparent that John Lloyd, who wrote "Putin's Syria playbook? To recapture Soviet glory", (BP, Oct 2) has outright hatred towards Russia and I hope smart and intelligent readers will have no trouble separating the truth from lies and understanding the true goal of this shoddy author.


    Some logic at last

    News, Postbag, Published on 01/10/2016

    » Your Sept 29 front-page article, "PM aims for 'developed nation' status", is very timely and significant. It mentions some, but not all, of the factors that are presently inhibiting Thailand's further development. Having moved successfully from "less developed" to "middle income" level, the country is stubbornly refusing to make the second jump to "fully developed" status. Thailand is well and truly caught in what is called the "middle income trap".


    Teachers need a lesson

    News, Postbag, Published on 17/09/2016

    » Re: "Might-is-right mentality hard to dislodge", (Opinion, Sept 16).


    Senseless eviction

    News, Postbag, Published on 03/09/2016

    » This morning, I learned the street vendors working on Phahon Yothin near Soi 8 have been ordered to move out by the end of this month. Previously, they had been told they would have to leave the area by the end of the year, but for reasons not clear to me the deadline was accelerated just this week.


    Ageist policy off track

    News, Postbag, Published on 18/08/2016

    » It is common knowledge the BTS issues discount train passes to senior citizens if they are Thai or have Thai citizenship.


    Self-serving cause

    News, Postbag, Published on 15/08/2016

    » Re: "Get real about terror threats", (Postbag, Aug 14).


    Devil is in the detail

    News, Postbag, Published on 25/08/2016

    » Over the past three weeks I have been to the National Science Museum, Pattaya City Library and Khao Kheow Zoo and noticed that many of the displays contain wrong information.


    Pokemaniacs at large

    News, Postbag, Published on 16/08/2016

    » Re: "SIM cards to track foreigners", (BP, Aug 10).


    PM should take note

    News, Postbag, Published on 03/08/2016

    » The news story, "China's high-speed rail is not the wonder it appears", (BP, July 31) should perhaps be a wake-up call to PM Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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