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    Privatise THAI

    News, Postbag, Published on 09/08/2019

    » The transport minister has approved loss-making Thai Airways' purchase of 38 airplanes, estimated to be worth 136 billion baht, to increase its competitiveness (BP, Aug 6). However, this will do as much good as replacing the roof of a shaky and already-decrepit house. New planes are just one way to draw in new customers.


    Some dirt won't hurt

    News, Postbag, Published on 06/08/2019

    » Re: "Cleaning up Khao San", (BP, Aug 4). It is distressing to see Bangkok Post reporters struggling to put a positive spin on the imminent gutting of Khao San Road.


    Old habits die hard

    News, Postbag, Published on 05/08/2019

    » Re: "Army unwilling to yield to democracy", (Opinion, July 31). Erich Parpart is correct to say that democracy in Thailand is a distant possibility. The reasons should be obvious to anyone who has lived in any other democratic society.


    A glimmer of hope

    News, Postbag, Published on 31/07/2019

    » The delight of both Vint Chavala, "Unacceptable attitude", (PostBag, July 30), and Veera Prateepchaikul, "Politics returns to childish ways", (Opinion, July 29), over the presentation of the opposition MP from the Future Forward Party, Pita Limjaroenrat, on Thailand's agricultural sector was shared by most netizens irrespective of political colours and even Deputy Prime Minister Gen Anupong Paojinda, who could not restrain himself from praising profusely the opposition lawmaker. It was fresh air to the assembly for that 30 minutes out of the 30 hours of substandard assembly.


    Begging for a drink

    News, Postbag, Published on 27/07/2019

    » There is a shortage of fresh water. It happens most years and is far from unexpected. Where is the rainmaking initiative? Maybe the government has forgotten about it in the same way that they have forgotten everyone but themselves.


    Cops or con-artists?

    News, Postbag, Published on 23/07/2019

    » Regarding Sunday's editorial on tourist scams, it seems that the police just don't care, or are perhaps participants.


    Licence to kill

    News, Postbag, Published on 20/07/2019

    » Of all the retrograde events in Thailand over the past two decades, the death of a 15-year-old student at Phra Pratom Wittayalai School from so-called Thai "hazing" tradition is the worst.


    Expand train capacity

    News, Postbag, Published on 02/06/2019

    » Your May 31 editorial "Tickets to ride too expensive" neglects an important consideration. While I have no problem with making the electric trains more affordable so more low-income people can use them, doing so without adding to capacity will only make the city's traffic problems worse.


    Raise palm prices

    News, Postbag, Published on 01/06/2019

    » I would like to bring the severe problem of the low price of palm fruits to the attention of the relevant parties.


    Dire stock fallout

    News, Postbag, Published on 29/05/2019

    » Re: "SEC plans tweak for better SME listing path", (Business, May 28).

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