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    Owning up to Panama Papers in Thailand

    News, Pavida Pananond, Published on 19/04/2016

    » While the so-called Panama Papers have sent shockwaves through the corridors of power and wealth the world over, their ramifications for Thailand have yet to be laid bare. It has been revealed that 16 or so Thai individuals are implicated but scant details have been put forward. It is almost as if Thailand's high and mighty wishes that this explosive global scandal would just blow over without local consequences.


    Xi Jinping's newest football dream

    News, Published on 19/04/2016

    » Xi Jinping's "China Dream" -- his catchword for a future where the Chinese people "dare to dream, work assiduously to fulfill the dreams and contribute to the revitalisation of the nation" -- is unfolding in a new dimension. An avid football fan, the Chinese president wants to make sure that his country is on a fast track to earn its proper spot in the top ranks of the world's most popular sport.


    Nepotism is the name of the game

    News, Atiya Achakulwisut, Published on 19/04/2016

    » The military regime's biggest threats are not red bowls from former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra or ex-Pheu Thai MP Watana Muangsook and his campaign to reject the draft charter, but its own hypocrisy and indulgence in power.


    Stop attacks on bhikkhuni

    News, Editorial, Published on 19/04/2016

    » It is disappointing that police are dragging their feet over the investigation of arson at the monastery in Rayong's Muang district where female Buddhist monks live. Police and other authorities cannot allow this horrendous crime to go unpunished. This is not a case of culture, and does not in any way involve religion. Suspects already have been identified. Any further dragging of feet by security officials would be a clear case of malfeasance.


    Female Sherpas blazing trail for gender

    News, AFP, Published on 19/04/2016

    » When a deadly avalanche hit Mount Everest a year ago, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, one of the few Nepali women with expertise in climbing the world's highest peaks, headed straight there to help.


    Nuclear's next level

    News, Postbag, Published on 19/04/2016

    » Re: "Forging a role in low-end nuclear fusion", (Opinion, April 18).


    Common practice, maybe, but it's still nepotism

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 19/04/2016

    » It's a classic case of shooting yourself in the foot and is currently the talk of the town on social media - how Gen Preecha Chan-o-cha gave his civilian son a job as an army officer, working for the 3rd Army Region.

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