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    Popularity of regime wanes

    News, Published on 04/11/2017

    » Judging from politicians' whining, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's announcement that a general election will take place in November next year is not good enough; it must do a great deal more to get the country's sluggish economy on the move and improve the much-touted welfare-card scheme.


    Mixed bag in global fight for sexual identity equality

    Oped, Vitit Muntarbhorn, Published on 04/11/2017

    » Everyone has some form of sexual orientation and gender identity. Sexual orientation denotes a person's attraction towards others, while gender identity concerns a person's self-perceived identity, which may be different from the sex assigned at birth, as well as the expression of gender identity. The issue is particularly interlinked with the lives of lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people, abbreviated as "LGBT". There are implications for Intersex persons (persons born with atypical features) -- abbreviated as "I", although their concerns are more related to the issue of sex characteristics.


    Father of the house

    Business, Published on 04/11/2017

    » Finance is not for the faint of heart. It is an addiction fuelled by top-notch rewards and the fear of uncertainty. And, like any other addiction, it ends up consuming the lives of those it lures.


    Critics wary of PM's mooted pro-civilian cabinet reshuffle

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 04/11/2017

    » Critics doubt whether the next cabinet line-up, with more civilians expected be brought in to replace military top brass, will improve the government's performance.


    All FA Cup roads lead to... Shaw Lane?

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 04/11/2017

    » This weekend sees the first round of the English FA Cup and although the "big boys" from the Premier League do not join in until the third round in January, there are plenty of potentially spicy encounters along with reminders of how many established clubs have fallen on hard times. In fact, there are more than half-a-dozen former FA Cup champions competing in this weekend's action, including six-times winners Blackburn Rovers.


    Farmers call for sacking of rubber chief

    News, Assawin Pakkawan, Published on 04/11/2017

    » A network of rubber planters and tappers is gathering 50,000 signatures to petition the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) to impeach the governor and board members of the Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAT), blamed for falling rubber prices.


    We must banish our national curse of graft

    Oped, Wasant Techawongtham, Published on 04/11/2017

    » When the military junta took over the government, Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha proclaimed to loud cheers an age of reform.


    Everyone must 'wait their turn' to visit exhibition

    News, Wassana Nanuam, Published on 04/11/2017

    » No privileges will be afforded to certain groups of people visiting the exhibition on the royal cremation ceremony at Sanam Luang, as everyone must line up for their turn to have a look, army chief Chalermchai Sitthisad insists.


    Sea resources to be better managed

    News, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 04/11/2017

    » The reform committee on marine and coastal resources management said yesterday that a new master plan on natural resource management will be collaborative by having related agencies and stakeholders, especially local communities, work together.


    Would late King agree?

    Oped, Postbag, Published on 04/11/2017

    » It seems to me that these people who are irritated by outsiders' criticism of that spectacular funeral are thinking of the wrong people. In my opinion, they should be thinking about the late King and what he would have wanted. Would he have wanted an extravagant hugely expensive spectacle that brought a lot of criticism of this country or would he have wanted a much more lower-key, humble and less conspicuous ceremony?

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