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    Implications from a divided America

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 18/11/2016

    » In the immediate aftermath of the presidential election outcome in the United States, many Americans are dazed and divided. As Donald Trump has beaten Hillary Clinton against the vast majority of pre-election polls that had forecast otherwise, his supporters are calling it fair and square with a convincing victory in the Electoral College that elects presidents based on the popular vote.


    Understanding US election

    News, Published on 04/11/2012

    » Months of reporting and volumes of analysis lead to one conclusion for Tuesday's US election: We can't say for sure who will win. President Barack Obama is certainly ahead, but things could still change. Think of it as a Premier League game. Man City may be up 2-1, but with 10 minutes to play that could change.


    Japan goes shy on Khmer poll flaws

    News, Sek Sophal, Published on 13/08/2018

    » Cambodia's general election on July 29 concluded with a sharp controversy. Skeptical voter turnout, a number of spoilt ballots, election boycotts and a sweeping victory by the ruling Cambodian People Party (CPP) appeared in international media headlines. Shortly after the National Election Committee (NEC) announced the preliminary result, the US, the European Union, the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Germany expressed concern that the election was neither free nor fair and failed to justify the spirit of democracy in the absence of the banned opposition party, the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP).


    Vaccine crisis looms

    News, Postbag, Published on 29/07/2018

    » Those who live in Chiang Mai might find it a little strange that, during the past few days, Chinese tourists in large numbers have gathered at the city's various hospitals -- waiting for themselves and their children to be vaccinated against certain diseases.


    Voice for the voiceless

    News, Postbag, Published on 01/08/2018

    » Re: "No justice at all", (PostBag, July 30).


    Paying for change

    News, Postbag, Published on 27/07/2018

    » Re: "Bag campaign not consistent with reality", (Opinion, July 23).


    Driving in reverse

    News, Published on 28/07/2018

    » Comparatively speaking, the conscripts/servants issue in the Thai armed forces is only adding to the military junta's declining image. Its continued existence only benefits a few thousand "generals", not the majority of the Thai armed forces or the country at large. In short, they are driving a car in reverse gear. It is clearly a conflict of interest, an important principle which should be tackled and utilised in the military junta's "reform policy".

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    The online battle for the truth

    AFP, Published on 12/07/2018

    » PARIS: False information is saturating political debate worldwide and undermining an already weak level of trust in the media and institutions, spreading further than ever on powerful social networks.


    Parties propose poll date

    News, Published on 30/06/2018

    » The highly anticipated first meeting between the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and political parties was expected to see fiery rhetoric exchanged over the preparations for next year's poll.

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    Agitated Trump unleashes in TV interview

    AFP, Published on 27/04/2018

    » WASHINGTON - A riled-up Donald Trump let loose on everything from the Russia probe, to "crimes" by his opponents, to his legal tangles with a porn star Thursday, in a free-wheeling interview live on TV.

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