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EDITORIAL Warrant lifting is a good start
22 May 2013 : The order to review all warrants to arrest suspected insurgents is welcome news.
GLOBALISATIONCorporates need a foreign policy, too
22 May 2013 : Google unintentionally sparked a diplomatic row earlier this month following its decision to change the name on its "Palestinian territories" homepage to "Palestine".
11 Apr 2013 : When analysing politics we should connect the dots as far as the dots (or our intellect) go, rather than stop at whichever dot satisfies our moral righteousness and ignore the rest. And we should be mindful of imaginary dots
11 Apr 2013 : The dispute between the Ministry of Public Health and the Rural Doctors Society over the government's new pay scheme, officially known as the pay-for-performance (P4P) system, has quickly developed into a confrontation between several groups on both sides of the divide.
11 Apr 2013 : ''Innovations needed to feed the world'', (BP, April 9) by Gordon Conway demands a response. In 2000, when he was still head of the Rockefeller Foundation, Prof Conway complained that ''the crude polarisation in the debate on genetically modified crops is preventing proper discussion''. Is that the reason why he omits to mention in his article that he is a determined promoter of GMO technology? Recently he proudly announced that a research grant of US$10 million (about 290 million baht) was donated by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop genetically modified crops capable of taking nitrogen from the air, with the promise that they will need less fertiliser.
11 Apr 2013 : Who doesn't wish for a better future, for ourselves and our heirs? That's part of the human condition. I believe most acknowledge and agree with the aims and purposes of the government's 2-trillion-baht infrastructure programme. And why not? Thailand is a developing country, and so we must continue to develop our roads and railways for a better future.
11 Apr 2013 : We're now only a heartbeat away from Songkran, and like Christmas (at least in the southern hemisphere), that means it's time to rejoice in the baking heat.
11 Apr 2013 : On the bright side, the ongoing colour-coded politics reflect the strong political awareness of the Thai public. The number of politically active Thais, whether they are affiliated with the red-shirt, yellow-shirt, multi-coloured or no-coloured factions, must reach several million.
11 Apr 2013 : Bangkok aspires to be a world city, at least we Thais would love to think so.
11 Apr 2013 : The Songkran festival runs from tomorrow until next Wednesday. This gives us a longer-than-usual holiday to have fun with the Thai New Year celebrations this year.
10 Apr 2013 : Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra travelled to the volatile deep South once again at the weekend.
10 Apr 2013 : The pundits believe this is a honeymoon period for China and South Korea. Ironically, it is happening as Pyongyang has been ratcheting up its rhetoric and war posturing.