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    A welcome, if late offer from General Rolex

    News, Umesh Pandey, Published on 01/02/2018

    » The words uttered by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon Wednesday -- that he would be willing to step down from his position if that is the people's will -- are welcome, and come as something the country and the international community has been waiting for ever since his luxury watch scandal broke in early December of last year.


    Is China's Arctic expansion plan a reason to worry?

    News, Adam Minter, Published on 01/02/2018

    » Last week, China said it plans to build a "Polar Silk Road" that will open shipping lanes across the largely pristine region at the top of the world. It's an ambitious idea for a country that lacks an Arctic border, and it has raised concerns around the world about China's ultimate intentions and its capacity for environmental stewardship. Although these are reasonable worries, they're almost certainly overblown.


    Thainess: History doesn't repeat, but rhymes

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 01/02/2018

    » The government's rolling out of its new Thai Niyom, or "Thainess", campaign, is a classic case of a military regime attempting to survive a downturn in popularity.


    Menace of drug resistance growing

    News, Published on 01/02/2018

    » This week the Prince Mahidol Awards conference will bring a global spotlight to the threat of emerging infectious diseases. The growing challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will feature prominently in these discussions. The timing could not be better, but we urgently need to see more action on the part of the UN Interagency Coordination Group on AMR and key intergovernmental agencies gathering in Bangkok.


    TJA falls down on job

    News, Editorial, Published on 01/02/2018

    » The results of the Thai Journalists Association (TJA) probe into a sexual harassment case involving a media personality has invited more questions than it has given answers.


    Technology can drive green growth in Mekong region

    News, Published on 01/02/2018

    » In the last 20 years, rapid economic growth in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) has reduced poverty and brought prosperity to many of its 420 million people.

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