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19 Dec 2013 : Through the eight years of the Thai political divide, people have expressed self-righteous and narrow-minded attitudes, ignorance and intolerance with impunity.
EDITORIAL Justice system is a bad joke
19 Dec 2013 : Had the alleged serial rapist-killer Nui been locked up in jail longer than the three years and eight months he served in Khon Kaen for the attempted rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl back in 2005, four out of the eight innocent children he admitted to have sexually attacked this year would have been still alive with their families.
16 Nov 2013 : One may sympathise with the predicament Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in. Over the past two-plus years, and for the rest of her term as prime minister of Thailand, the choice between family and country is never going to be easy to make.
16 Nov 2013 : Sometimes from the worst tragedies, great opportunities emerge.
16 Nov 2013 : The ongoing 19th UN annual climate change conference is an important step along the path toward securing, by the end of 2015, a comprehensive global treaty to set the world on a path toward a lower carbon future.
16 Nov 2013 : Thai policy elites have always looked westward for the "perfect" answer to creating an education system here.
16 Nov 2013 : Maps are back. Or precisely, the interpretative wildcard that accompanies maps.
15 Nov 2013 : The gruesome images of typhoon devastation in the Philippines have brought back chilling memories of the 2004 tsunami that killed more than 5,000 people in Thailand alone.
15 Nov 2013 : I understand it is a very rare case for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to suggest Thailand drop its multi-billion baht subsidies for rice growers (Online, Nov 13) saying the programme is undermining confidence in the country's finances and it is necessary for the Thai government to respond if their suggestion is not suitable.
15 Nov 2013 : Even before its peddlers in parliament made a panicky retreat, the expansive amnesty bill to absolve all those involved in Thailand's political conflict going back to 2004 already yielded longer-term ramifications.
15 Nov 2013 : Like past political rallies, the ongoing anti-amnesty protest is a voice of democracy. And with colourful whistles sold at protest sites for about 20 baht, that voice might be more shrill and higher-pitched than ever before.
GURU EDITOR'S NOTE
15 Nov 2013 : Among the attendees was Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, who offered his expertise on the power of the internet and its boundless future potential (operating under Android, of course). Besides highlighting Google's vision of a world with total connectivity, Schmidt commented on how technology has enhanced Thai politics in recent years.