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EDITORIAL Suthep weaves a tangled web
21 Dec 2013 : While Suthep Thaugsuban's rhetoric from the stage remains indignant and as the protest continues in the streets, rest assured that behind the scenes everyone is looking for a way out. But the way out must also save face.
21 Dec 2013 : Re: "Our system is a democracy of lesser evils" (Opinion, Dec 20).
22 Nov 2013 : With reference to the whistle-blowers and anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban, Khun Burin Kantabutra offers this quote:
22 Nov 2013 : I'm really amazed at how the Yingluck Shinawatra-led government is capable of ticking people off even as she presents her innocent-looking and ever-smiling face to the world.
22 Nov 2013 : The Constitution Court's ruling this week to reject parliament's draft charter amendment to change the Senate from a roughly half-appointed to a fully elected chamber marks another crucial juncture in Thailand's grinding political transformation.
22 Nov 2013 : The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is once again facing questions about its governance and the transparency of its operations.
22 Nov 2013 : Have you ever noticed that most Thai museums are pretty quiet and almost lifeless? A handful of visitors briefly roam the place and then leave quietly.
GURU EDITOR'S NOTE
22 Nov 2013 : The "whistle", from the ancient Latin word meaning "to emulate a shrill noise comparable to Satan's fart", has emerged as the latest icon of activism. Protesters have resorted to "whistle-blowing" smear campaigns to loudly and annoyingly voice their disapproval towards members of parliament.
22 Nov 2013 : What record-breaking campaign is the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) attempting to achieve?
21 Nov 2013 : It is reported there is a new English slang term being used by people in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore. The phrase is "Don’t Thai to me". It means don’t lie to me or cheat me.
21 Nov 2013 : The Constitution Court's judgement on Wednesday, which ruled that the government's draft charter amendment is unconstitutional but fell short of consigning the Pheu Thai Party to dissolution, was a great relief for a country currently mired in one of its worst-ever political crises.
21 Nov 2013 : The sectarian violence in the western part of Myanmar in Rakhine state in 2012 escalated between Muslims and Buddhists in the central part of the country in 2013.