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  • OPINION

    Use auctions to purge unholy graft

    News, Published on 01/06/2015

    » International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach on Thursday told the functionaries of Fifa, the football governing body, to clean up their act as the IOC did 15 years ago. His advice might have been more credible had Fifa president Joseph Blatter, himself an IOC member, not just introduced Mr Bach as "the Boss". International sports organisations have too much arbitrary power for their attempts at self-improvement to be effective. 

  • OPINION

    Thaksin affair is boiling, so extreme care is needed

    News, Published on 01/06/2015

    » Every now and then a letter arrives at the Bangkok Post suggesting that the media stop reporting on Thaksin Shinawatra. The general tenor is that we should ignore the fugitive former prime minister and anything and everything he says so he just fades into history.

  • OPINION

    Boat people now on radar

    News, Published on 01/06/2015

    » They came, they discussed. There were positive developments on Friday at the international conference on the crisis of the Rohingya boat people held in Bangkok and organised by the Thai government. The main and vital points of finding and sheltering those at sea had already been covered in emergency talks before last Friday's meeting. But two other important matters arose from the conference. The first was that every involved nation and group showed up to discuss a subject that has been ignored for too long. Second was that goals were set, despite the presence of Myanmar.

  • OPINION

    PM must seize chance to shake up police

    News, Published on 01/06/2015

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha recently decided police reform was too difficult a task and he would leave it to the next government, even though the Royal Thai Police (RTP) is struggling to retain public confidence.

  • OPINION

    The born again tourist

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 01/06/2015

    » I am beginning to see the merits of the travel agency. Not any particular travel agency, but the travel agency as a generic species.

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