Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam once cited an old Thai saying to describe his role under the military regime: "Once in a boat, you have to obey the boat owner."
For two weeks, four faces have been staring hard into our collective conscience. Christophe Archambault's disturbing picture of four migrants adrift on the Indian Ocean has been unavoidable, gracing the cover of newspapers, magazines, websites, and appearing on prime-time TV day after day.
Re: “Cabinet, NRC propose charter changes”, (BP, May 26). Why is the draft charter silent on the military, in particular its role in launching coups?
The justice reform panel under the National Reform Council (NRC) has come up with a proposal to kick-start police reform by separating inquiry work from the police force.
Should I feel thankful that businessman and property analyst Sophon Pornchokchai has expressed concerns over the safety of cyclists?
On a breezy Monday evening, I was on my way to dinner at Singapore's "green" attraction, Gardens by the Bay. I came across a group of men, probably labourers, seated on a mat having a meal after a hard day's work.
Ebola has received much of the attention in 2014, and has killed about 8,000 people. In the same period of time, about 4 million people died from Aids, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria.
One of the most important policy challenges facing Thailand is how to promote electricity conservation.
Bangkok's most popular food street is being cleared of sellers and diners. Sukhumvit's Soi Santisuk is needed by developers, who already have the plans and blueprints for a condominium. Or, to be a little more exact, yet another condominium building.
Re: “Migrants’ plight brings out the worst of Thai psyche”, (Opinion, May 22).
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