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Sunday, November 25, 2012
The truth is out, that the Commerce Ministry's claim of a 15-million-tonne government-to-government rice deal with China over three years is anything but real.There is a popular Thai saying that goes along these lines: “A dead elephant cannot be covered up by lotus leaves.”This is exactly ...
Archives for: January 2010
20 January 2010
It appears as if our nation is suffering from “compassion fatigue” (a jargon coined by the United Nations and widely used during the 80s when Thailand was overwhelmed with Indochinese refugees).Initial reactions to the devastating earthquake in Haiti by the Thai media and the Thai government ...Read this blog post | comments (12)
04 January 2010
The festive season was just over and, I believe, most of my compatriots have had a good time celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Tiger. Despite the heavy death toll from road accidents and the bombing attacks in the far South, there was no political violence which could spoil the festive ...Read this blog post | comments (1)