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EDITORIAL Navy can't bar slave trade fact
20 Dec 2013 : When people in your organisation are accused of involvement in the slave trade, you must investigate these claims. If you find the culprits, punish them severely, then set up measures to stop future criminal acts.
20 Dec 2013 : The Rice Growers Association recently disclosed that most rice growers have faced delayed payments for their pledged rice since last October. The Commerce Ministry pointed out that the delay was caused by a shortage of funds at the Bank of Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC).
01 Nov 2013 : If you study the biggest and most rapidly emerging economies, as I have for many years, you are bound to be struck by the power of urbanisation and the pivotal role of thriving cities. More often than not, cities are the engines that power economic growth. When a country's cities succeed _ and I do mean cities, plural _ the economy is much more likely to prosper.
01 Nov 2013 : No society gets many chances to make a reckoning with history.
01 Nov 2013 : Coffee _ black and strong _ is my morning ritual that enables me to stay awake and ready for the day.
31 Oct 2013 : Members of parliament are elected officials. They are meant to represent the people in parliament. Upholding the law and working within the law, this is the duty and responsibility of the MPs who are the nation’s lawmakers.
31 Oct 2013 : There seems to be nothing stopping the ruling Pheu Thai Party ramming the blanket amnesty bill through the second and final readings of the House today or tomorrow. The timing depends on how quickly House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranon moves to wrap up the debate.
31 Oct 2013 : Is one of the last bastions of gender inequality in rich democracies finally starting to crumble? In the past few weeks, Janet Yellen was nominated as the first female chair of the US Federal Reserve Board, and Karnit Flug became the first woman to be appointed Governor of Israel's central bank. If money is power, then women must no longer be excluded from controlling the supply of it.
31 Oct 2013 : Now that Attorney-General Attapol Yaisawang has signed murder charges against Abhisit Vejjajiva (BP, Oct 29) I was wondering if he will be as keen to charge the red-shirt leadership with the extensive arson that took place at the same time as the shootings. They threatened to burn the city and they did so. Why it has taken so long to charge them is difficult to understand.
31 Oct 2013 : The post-coup era has brought a new challenge to the military - how to step up its work in connection with the protection of the monarchy.
31 Oct 2013 : As I was driving on the Pin Klao-Nakhon Chaisi road early on Oct 20, something surprised me.
31 Oct 2013 : I can't really tell whether it's cats or kids that show up more often in my Facebook news feed. But one thing's for sure, to me the pictures of these cute creatures do have a great soothing effect that counterbalances the stream of bad news stemming from Thai politics.