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    Premier's many hats leave voters' heads spinning

    News, Atiya Achakulwisut, Published on 05/03/2019

    » So what exactly is Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha? A state official? A public figure? A "Deep State" boss, or a shape-shifting entity that can come up with new avatars just as he pleases to stay ahead in the game of power?


    Thaksin's pawns continue to fall

    News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 05/03/2019

    » My belated sympathies go out to Yongyuth Wichaidit, former deputy prime minister and former interior minister in the Yingluck Shinawatra government and former Pheu Thai Party leader.


    Asean must continue to engage N Korea

    News, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 05/03/2019

    » The second Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi failed to produce an outcome that would enable regional partners to play a bigger role. Last week's meeting was strictly a leader-to-leader negotiation, nobody else. US President Donald Trump walked away from the tête-à-tête without an agreement with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, simply because he thought it was a bad deal to end sanctions at this crucial moment. It is a chicken-and-egg situation.


    Nuke walkout not a disaster

    News, Editorial, Published on 05/03/2019

    » United States President Donald Trump won a lot of praise for walking out of the negotiations with his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un, last week. Prior to the two-day summit, there was speculation that both leaders were looking to make a deal. Hopes for such a deal have been dashed, at least for now, after Mr Trump refused to give in to Mr Kim's demand to move forward.


    Hijacking the law

    News, Postbag, Published on 05/03/2019

    » Last week an international news outlet released the results of a study on global justice.


    What's wrong with China's national champions?

    News, Adam Minter, Published on 05/03/2019

    » A year ago, Didi Chuxing Inc, China's largest ride-sharing company, looked like a quintessential "national champion". It had driven Uber Technologies Inc from the local market, attracted investment from Apple Inc and was contemplating a Hong Kong IPO worth as much as US$80 billion (2.5 trillion baht). State media coverage was fawning, government support was all but assured and the company's near-monopoly looked unassailable.

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