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  • post scriptRemembering the first tabloid strip queen

    01 Feb 2015 : Following last week’s column concerning premature reports of the demise of The Sun’s Page 3 girls, it seems only fair to point out the noble deeds of an ageless beauty who appeared in a rival tabloid in a different era.

  • EDITORIALLeaders must face up to their critics

    01 Feb 2015 : Last week’s brief outage of Facebook and Instagram probably annoyed selfie-centric Sukhumvit slickers more than anyone else. But spare a thought for the civil servants who work in the Department of Provincial Administration. On Friday, as most were looking to a post-pay day weekend, it was revealed the department head Krissada Boonrat had issued a ban on the use of Facebook, Line and other social media on work computers and devices. The use of email would also be restricted to government business.

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  • EDITORIAL

    Premier plan on wrong tack

    20 Dec 2014 : The proposal to modify the parliamentary system so that the prime minister and cabinet members are elected directly by voters has provoked extensive debate that it does not deserve.

  • GURU ASKS: THE WORD

    Stall

    19 Dec 2014 : Why did soldiers dismantle a roadside food stall in the northern town of Pai in Mae Hong Son province?

  • GURU EDITOR'S NOTE

    We wish you a martial Christmas

    19 Dec 2014 : It’s the most wonderful time of year as they say Even in this land that’s been under martial law since May. But such a bleak and depressing fact we may want to ignore When it’s more fun to rush to end-of-year sales at the store.

  • PostBag

    Power to the people

    19 Dec 2014 : Electing the country’s leader without direct votes from individuals will not produce a leader “of the people”.

  • climate change

    Time to take the power away from the polluters

    19 Dec 2014 : After 11 full days of intense negotiations, the 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP20) held in Lima, Peru, ended last week with proposals deemed too weak by climate campaigners.

  • Development forges on, but at what cost?

    19 Dec 2014 : US President Barack Obama on Tuesday used his executive authority to impose an indefinite ban on oil and gas exploration in Alaska's picturesque Bristol Bay, home to beluga and killer whales and the endangered North Pacific right whale.

  • EDITORIAL

    Women ban hurts Sangha

    19 Dec 2014 : When the Supreme Sangha Council renewed its ban on female ordination last week, it must have been taken aback by the overwhelming criticism it received.

  • Health

    Hate harms our fight against HIV

    19 Dec 2014 : In October, two groups researching the effectiveness of a potential breakthrough drug in the fight against HIV did something unusual. They announced that the therapy they were testing, an antiretroviral drug called Truvada, had proved effective enough to end the randomised phases of the trials, and that they were offering the pill to all of the studies' participants.

  • Reforms must ensure state apparatus is on our side

    19 Dec 2014 : Among the reforms the National Reform Council (NRC) is expected to design is a new election system that will help Thailand mitigate the influence of vote-buying.

  • COMMENTARY

    Our city must walk to being world class

    19 Dec 2014 : A civic group has come up with an ambitious plan — to make Bangkok pavements walkable.

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