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    About Poltiics

    News, Published on 04/02/2017

    » Defendants fleeing Thai shores to avoid prosecution are being targeted by the CDC's Meechai v Police chief orders his officers back into the sand pit v Media kicks up a fuss over the Kanit committee's proposals for industry reform

  • OPINION

    For Trump, the enemy within is US intelligence

    News, Stuart Becker, Published on 14/01/2017

    » If you look at the fireworks between President-elect Donald Trump and the American intelligence community under Barack Obama -- about whether the Russians hacked the US election in favour of Mr Trump -- it's helpful to research history for clues that may explain how a president-elect could have become so hostile to America's own spy agency.

  • OPINION

    Winter is coming, still

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/01/2017

    » Following an eventful 2016 that featured seismic political shifts and numerous celebrity deaths, many of us greeted the New Year with hopes that better times lie ahead. But regardless what the fortune tellers say, 2017 could be the year of consequences, whether it's the final outcome of Brexit or the impact of a Donald Trump presidency.

  • OPINION

    Take tourism a step further

    News, Editorial, Published on 07/01/2017

    » The continued increase in tourist arrivals speaks for itself. Thailand's potential for tourism development remains high and there is no reason why the country should not take every opportunity to capitalise on this bustling industry.

  • OPINION

    Kick the chaos out of football

    News, Editorial, Published on 22/12/2016

    » Spectators at last Saturday's football match at Bangkok's Rajamangala National Stadium were very lucky indeed that nobody was injured by the throwing of flares. Luck, however, should not be something they need to rely on though strict security measures are. The safety of the public at sports and other events must not be compromised.

  • OPINION

    Farewell Manuel, the world's worst waiter

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 11/12/2016

    » I was saddened to hear of the death last week of the actor Andrew Sachs, whose portrayal of Manuel, the Spanish waiter in the iconic British TV series <i>Fawlty Towers</i>, will be fondly remembered by fans around the world.

  • OPINION

    Life back to normal

    News, Editorial, Published on 14/11/2016

    » It is a coincidence, but a fitting one, that today marks arguably the most beautiful and restrained holiday on the national calendar. Loy Krathong 2016 coincides with the end of the first month without the beloved monarch. The full supermoon tonight shines on the end of a difficult and intense month of official mourning for King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Fittingly, millions will participate or watch tonight as Thais reflect on the past, then release their krathong in a symbolic hope for an improved future.

  • OPINION

    The right to make the wrong choice

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 06/11/2016

    » It is something of a relief that the US presidential election finally takes place in 48 hours, although that's time enough for a few more "surprises" for the long-suffering American public.

  • OPINION

    Football fans find outlet

    News, Editorial, Published on 24/10/2016

    » The general mourning instructions issued by the government after the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej were flexible and sensible. There were always going to be exceptions. As Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha advised, don't mock people in "different clothes"--they may be in a mandatory work uniform. As Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said, think the best of everyone and don't be judgemental of exactly how to refer to the late King.

  • OPINION

    There must be something about Hawaii

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 09/10/2016

    » The most reassuring news of the week was that the leader of a much-discussed Thai delegation to the US-Asean conference in Hawaii only ate noodles and rice aboard the chartered aircraft.

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