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  • OPINION

    Responding to reality

    News, Postbag, Published on 20/06/2016

    » Umesh Pandey, in his June 17 commentary "Speeding on the road to ya ba ruin", argues Thailand should continue its harsh approach to illicit drugs because they are dangerous. But are they banned because they are dangerous, or is it more that they are dangerous because of being banned?

  • OPINION

    Children at risk

    News, Postbag, Published on 02/06/2016

    » A key reason we have the world's second-highest road fatality rate is because drivers and owners are not held to be sufficiently accountable for their misdeeds.

  • OPINION

    The real problem with tourism

    News, Postbag, Published on 22/05/2016

    » In "Getting economy going" (BP, May 21), tourism was cited as being considered a major engine for the Thai economy, and it was noted that the government has set a target to improve the competitiveness of Thai tourism.

  • OPINION

    Thai smile fades amid anger

    News, Postbag, Published on 01/05/2016

    » The story of the British tourists who were beaten up by a group of drunken Thai youngsters, in the quiet, gorgeous beach-town of Hua Hin, (Bangkok Post, April 30) is horrifying, especially as their picture has gone viral.

  • OPINION

    A form of madness

    News, Postbag, Published on 02/05/2016

    » John Wells in his April 30 letter, "90-day form frenzy", suggests immigration officials invite ridicule on the country because of a recent form.

  • OPINION

    No end in sight

    News, Postbag, Published on 03/05/2016

    » Thitinan Pongsudhirak's April 29 article "The passing of Banharn put in perspective" is an interesting read.

  • OPINION

    The military biz

    News, Postbag, Published on 23/04/2016

    » Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha grabbed power in order to carry through much-needed reforms. Yet, he does not understand what a conflict of interest is, or why leaders must avoid such conflicts, for he staunchly defends his brother's appointment of his nephew as an army officer without going through normal selection processes.

  • OPINION

    Thailand bureaucratic bother

    News, Postbag, Published on 24/04/2016

    » What a great way for the Immigration Bureau to turn off tourists as well as long-time expats and residents, many of whom have worked here for many years and contributed to the Thai economy, with the tedious 90-day reporting requirement.

  • OPINION

    Enterprising temples

    News, Postbag, Published on 29/04/2016

    » Re: "Department defends Tiger Temple Co licence", (BP, April 27).

  • OPINION

    The baht’s to blame

    News, Postbag, Published on 02/04/2016

    » It’s pretty pathetic to see Thaksin Shinawatra and his allies accusing PM Prayut Chan-o-cha and the lack of Thai democracy for Thailand’s slow and sluggish economy when the economies of most countries in the world are on the decline.

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