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    Defrocking bad monks just part of reform

    News, Sanitsuda Ekachai, Published on 27/04/2018

    » When a group of senior monks in Thailand's highest governing body of clerics faced corruption scrutiny earlier this month, there was no public shock, only a stamp of approval. That says volumes about public discontent with the clergy.


    Ease up on Section 44

    News, Editorial, Published on 27/04/2018

    » This month marks the first anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution. Yet, Section 44 under the 2014 interim charter which grants Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in his capacity as head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), special and absolute powers remains as the supreme law of the country. Since the coup, it has been repeatedly and indiscriminately revoked to serve the regime's desire for immediate results.


    Hard heads must prevail on N Korea

    News, Michael Schuman, Published on 27/04/2018

    » Hope is again rising on the Korean peninsula. Today, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un will hold a summit in the Demilitarised Zone that has divided the two states for 65 years. The meeting raises the prospect that this pointless and anachronistic conflict can finally be brought to an end, or at the very least, that the tensions now threatening global security and world financial markets can be reduced.


    State enterprises exceed 6-month revenue targets

    Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 27/04/2018

    » Government revenue outpaced its target by 3.7% during the six months to March, thanks to higher than expected contributions from state enterprises and other state agencies.


    Producers look to engage South Korea

    Business, Lamonphet Apisitniran, Published on 27/04/2018

    » The Industry Ministry's Thai Cosmetics Cluster forecasts the industry to surge by 10% to 280 billion baht as many players, mainly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), have jumped into this red ocean market.


    TSE doubts renewables viable

    Business, Piyachart Maikaew, Published on 27/04/2018

    » Thai Solar Energy Plc (TSE), an MAI-listed subsidiary of Channel 3, says the potential for renewable power plants in Thailand has become unfavourable after energy policymakers have put off plans to buy power generated from renewables for five years.


    DOEB predicts flat LPG pump stations

    Business, Yuthana Praiwan, Published on 27/04/2018

    » The Department of Energy Business (DOEB) forecasts a freeze in the expansion of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) stations as demand for the fuel in the local transport sector has been gradually shrinking since 2014.


    Cram, jam and pass

    News, Postbag, Published on 27/04/2018

    » Re: "Education sandbox: Reforming the way to reform", (Opinion, April 25).

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    The Marvel gang teams up again

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 27/04/2018

    » What does it cost to be a superhero -- the sacrificial, compassionate and good? And what does it cost, also, to be the bad guy? Does evil really have no soul? Or love? In the end, what can we eventually give up for the sake of the greater good?

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    Grand Opening

    Life, Published on 27/04/2018

    » Philippe Lassaux, CEO of Hthai (Thailand), hosted the opening of the first COS (Collection of Style) store in Bangkok at the EmQuartier shopping complex. Founded in 2007, the high-end brand under the H&M Group is known for timeless, understated designs. The store's interior reflects its design aesthetic, featuring natural materials and modern features framed by a distinctive black basalt stone facade. Guests included Supaluck Umpujh, Machida Techapaibul, Hathairat Charoenchaichana, Yuwared Sarutanond, Leila Soontornvinate and Thitipong Lorprasert, who checked out the menswear, womenswear and childrenswear from the spring-summer 2018 collections, while DJs Monton Jira and Phunk played upbeat music.

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