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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".
02 Apr 2013 : I would be strutting down Bangkok's crappy pavements in posh footwear and sipping expensive tea every day by now had I said yes to some things a few months ago. Namely, writing CVs, statements of purpose, essays and dissertations for graduate students.
02 Apr 2013 : The one thing pretty much all of us agree on is the importance of equal opportunity. Opinion is divided about the significance of rising income inequality per se. Some see it as a problem in and of itself. But for others, a growing economic divide, so long as it is meritocratic, is a healthy characteristic of a growing, entrepreneurial society.
02 Apr 2013 : Before we invest 2 trillion baht in high-speed rail, we must first be able to have high-speed traffic, high-speed tax refunds, high-speed immigration queues ... and last but not least, high-speed justice. Parliament will be busy over the next few weeks with the usual political bluster surrounding constitutional amendments and massive loans for murky megaprojects. But perhaps our esteemed politicians should first consider some rather more pressing legislative changes, such as the following:
02 Apr 2013 : Re: ``Free rides extended another 6 months'' (BP, April 1).
02 Apr 2013 : The new dictator of North Korea has quickly dashed hopes and predictions that he would present a fresh new face to his country and neighbours. The idea he would bring a worldly, outward-looking view to his hermit nation has proved as false as a 4am dawn.
01 Apr 2013 : This is a compilation of Bangkok Post editorial cartoons for the whole of April 2013.
01 Apr 2013 : The government appears to be treating the infrastructure development megaprojects like the rice pledging scheme - withholding key information which is supposed to be disclosed publicly and releasing details only when pressured to do so.
01 Apr 2013 : The decision by the government to finally engage the sponsors of separatism across a conference table is a brave one. It is a step that governments have refused to take for more than 50 years. The optimistically labelled "peace talks" are the first step that may help to bring some reason to the very unreasonable situation in the deep South. But they may also fail.
01 Apr 2013 : Re: "Sukumpol frets over too much press liberty" (BP, March 28). Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat worries about press freedom. Why? Isn't Thailand a democracy?
01 Apr 2013 : Shocking results have been revealed in a joint research study conducted by the Thailand Accident Research Centre (TARC) at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Thai Roads Foundation last year.