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    Political scene gets colourful

    News, Published on 07/04/2018

    » The "political market" has reopened as parties are waking up from an almost four-year hiatus following the May 2014 coup, said Suriyasai Katasila, political commentator and deputy dean of Rangsit University's Social Innovation College.


    US-Cambodia standoff

    News, Sek Sophal, Published on 02/04/2018

    » In late January last year, China donated 100 tanks to Cambodia. And the militaries of the two countries just celebrated their 60th anniversary of Sino-Cambodia diplomatic relations by concluding their joint annual Golden Dragon military exercises on Thursday.

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    Myanmar to select new president Wednesday

    Published on 26/03/2018

    » YANGON: The Myanmar parliament will select a new president on Wednesday, with lawmakers choosing among three vice presidents for the successor to Htin Kyaw, the country's civilian president who resigned last week.


    Trapped in a gilded cage of complacency

    News, Published on 08/02/2018

    » Across the globe, democracy, freedoms and the rule of law are collapsing. Our planet is suffering from increasing uncontrolled migration due to resource extraction limits and global climate change which is compounding rising authoritarianism and xenophobia in countries like Myanmar. Thailand, a key middle power in Southeast Asia with great potential to lead, remains trapped in a golden cage of complacency.


    Look at your own backyards

    News, Postbag, Published on 28/01/2018

    » Re: "Diplomats slam poll delay", (BP, Jan 27).


    Red-light menace

    News, Postbag, Published on 24/01/2018

    » Re: "Govt strives for trafficking fight lift", (BP, Jan 22).

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    Mukherjee elected Indian president

    AFP, Published on 22/07/2012

    » Former finance minister Pranab Mukherjee won India's presidential election on Sunday, collecting more than half of the electoral college votes, the Press Trust of India news agency said.


    About politics

    News, Published on 14/10/2017

    » After much ado about what seemed to be nothing, political parties' euphoria has faded v After two decades, Thammasat University's social development success still rings clear v Yingluck's fingers crossed in bid to live in UK


    Clean power plan done and dusted

    News, Noah Feldman, Published on 12/10/2017

    » Several state attorneys general have announced they will sue to block the Environmental Protection Agency's rollback of former president Barack Obama's signature Clean Power Plan. Can they win? And should they? The answer to both questions is no, but not because of anything inherently wrong with the plan to cut greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants. Although administrative decisions must be rational, they are permitted to reflect the president's political priorities and beliefs. Donald Trump won the election, and now he gets to impose his pro-coal environmental vision. That may be terrible for the earth, but it's good for democracy.


    China's Hong Kong dilemma

    Asia focus, Minxin Pei, Published on 03/07/2017

    » Amid the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule on July 1, Beijing has been declaring that, contrary to dire predictions, the former British colony has thrived, and that the "one country, two systems" model designed by Deng Xiaoping, China's late paramount leader, has been a resounding success.

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