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    Job hunters in the digital age need to rethink their approach

    News, New York Times, Published on 11/04/2016

    » Like many recent college graduates, Ben Kim felt he was casting his resume into an abyss when he clicked "apply online" for the hundredth or so time. "The most common response was nothing," he said.


    Songkran will be a dry old argument

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 11/04/2016

    » Are you ready for Songkran? I expect many revellers have already prepared colourful flower-pattern shirts to wear and talcum powder to apply on faces. The most important thing, though, are the water splashing devices, those ubiquitous guns or adapted water canons which I refer to as "Wasteful Water Mass Dispensers" (WMD).


    Charter recalls the Suchinda disaster

    News, Boonlert Visetpricha, Published on 11/04/2016

    » Back in 1992 when Gen Suchinda Kraprayoon, who in the previous year toppled the civilian government of Chatichai Choonhavan, took up the role of prime minister, he faced powerful public resistance. His decision to use lethal force against peaceful pro-democracy demonstrators backfired and led to his downfall after 47 days in office.


    A dodgy question

    News, Postbag, Published on 11/04/2016

    » I fully agree with election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn, who says the extra question to be added to the referendum on the draft charter should be neutral (BP, April 9). Consider these versions:


    Hong Kong guards its shady, offshore company role

    News, Published on 11/04/2016

    » The same year Jasmine Li, whose grandfather was the fourth-ranked politician in China at the time, donned a floral Carolina Herrera gown and debuted at a ball in Paris, a company called Harvest Sun Trading Ltd was born in an ageing building at the edge of Hong Kong's red light district. The next year Ms Li bought the company for $1 (35 baht).


    Reform goes to waste under the NCPO

    News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 11/04/2016

    » It's been two years of wasted time for national reforms since the May 22, 2014 coup by the National Council for Peace and Order.


    Order 13 draws alarm

    News, Editorial, Published on 11/04/2016

    » A European Union delegation has done Thailand a favour, not a disservice, by giving the military regime a forthright opinion about the recent expansion of its power. The truth is, there is much to be concerned about. The delegation only reflected the alarm outside of Thailand about the regime's course, especially the decision two weeks ago to give every military officer in the country extraordinary police-type powers.


    Book smart

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 11/04/2016

    » Consumer spending has dampened. Popular annual trade and sales events -- such as the Bangkok International Motor Show, which ended last week -- have uncharacteristically experienced lukewarm responses. Yet organisers of the National Book Fair, just ended, have reason to celebrate, as bookworms swarmed the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre over the past two weeks. It seems that despite the economic downturn and limitless entertainment options, people still buy books.

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