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  • OPINION

    Nothing is unsinkable

    News, Editorial, Published on 12/07/2018

    » This week a local ship builder announced its intention with support from the Ministry of Science and Technology, to make water transport safer with "unsinkable" ships.

  • OPINION

    Riled at poor BTS service

    News, Editorial, Published on 30/06/2018

    » After almost four days of rush-hour delays, the BTS Skytrain operator managed to "assure" passengers on Thursday that a solution to the problem had been found.

  • OPINION

    Graft in schools stunts the nation

    Oped, Editorial, Published on 10/06/2018

    » While graft by political office-holders is an outrightly dishonest act that betrays public trust, corruption by schools and the education system is a dishonourable act that robs children of their rights and welfare and it should be treated as a serious crime.

  • OPINION

    Graft in schools stunts the nation

    News, Editorial, Published on 10/06/2018

    » While graft by political office-holders is an outrightly dishonest act that betrays public trust, corruption by schools and the education system is a dishonourable act that robs children of their rights and welfare and it should be treated as a serious crime.

  • OPINION

    Disgraceful detentions

    News, Editorial, Published on 03/05/2018

    » The latest temporary detention of land rights activists in Chiang Mai and Lamphun by security authorities is disgraceful.

  • OPINION

    Poor free press score

    News, Editorial, Published on 30/04/2018

    » A new and credible survey of world press freedom places Thailand at No.140. Out of 180 countries, that is a scandalous place to be for a nation whose prime minister is promising a return to a system of developing democracy. On its face, such a terrible placing is a slap at the regime. For there is no denying that the fresh, global survey got Thailand's current position about right.

  • OPINION

    In need of road sense

    News, Editorial, Published on 17/04/2018

    » This government, like those over the previous two decades, has a strange highway safety plan. Twice a year, one-week "crackdown announcements" precede the New Year periods when more vehicles than usual are on the highways. Allegedly tough enforcement proceeds, as is currently under way. Each time, government measures fail to reduce the shockingly high death toll.

  • OPINION

    Don't waste water plan

    News, Editorial, Published on 13/04/2018

    » The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's bid to implement a plan to introduce a wastewater treatment fee is welcome news.

  • OPINION

    Eyeing new speed limits

    News, Editorial, Published on 10/04/2018

    » On the eve of yet another festival period on the nation's roads, a debate is under way over road safety. The discussion is about speed limits.

  • OPINION

    Time to take a stand against harassment

    News, Editorial, Published on 08/04/2018

    » A great time for revellers to enjoy water fights and splashing, Songkran has also become a hotbed for sex crimes. This year, authorities seem to acknowledge this problem. But they have come up with a poor solution. Instead of telling men not to grope women, they advise women not to put themselves up to becoming victims.

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