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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.
PostbagRice delay weighs on poll
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).
25 Oct 2013 : Thailand has become a tourism paradise for Chinese travellers as they are coming to the Land of Smiles in sharply increasing numbers.
25 Oct 2013 : Siam Square used to feel like my second home, since I went to a school in that area for three years, and spent four years at the university next to it. But today, I dread going there, what with the traffic being so awful and the clothes sold there being so tiny I feel like a giant.
25 Oct 2013 : However, we don't need one day to try to freak ourselves out when there are so many horrifying things to see in Bangkok all year round. Here are 10 truly terrifying things you may experience on a daily basis in this City of Crazies.
25 Oct 2013 : What has Phi Beta Epsilon at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) added to their fraternity house?
24 Oct 2013 : So it’s simply a matter of interpreting Thaksin Shinawatra’s corruption conviction as a politically related crime, which of course it is. How can political corruption not be politically related? Then give him amnesty and return his 46 billion baht, along with a pat on the shoulder, saying, "sorry old boy, carry on".
24 Oct 2013 : Any Thais or foreigners who have visited Satun province and appreciated the pristine beauty of the unspoiled beaches and sea and its various islands will no doubt yearn to go back again.
24 Oct 2013 : At the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which began on Sept 17, world leaders have been laying the foundations of a development agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire in 2015. The upcoming Sustainable Development Goals will be based on the understanding that economic development is key to improving human well-being and securing the most vulnerable people's rights. But, in order to make genuine progress, policymakers must address the factors that constrain development, particularly violence and conflict.
24 Oct 2013 : In his excellent article, Voranai Vanijaka (''Keeping it in the Pheu Thai family'', Opinion, Oct 17) incorrectly stated the Democrat position regarding the Senate selection system is to retain the roughly half-appointed, half-elected format.
24 Oct 2013 : When an eight-year-old girl on the Berlin subway asks her mother if its possible to have a male chancellor, you know something profound has changed in Germany. A woman ruling the country is not just the new normal; for millions of German children _ including my daughters, ages seven and 10 _ it is the only normal they have ever known.
24 Oct 2013 : In recent weeks, the legal battle between Starbucks, the international coffee giant, and Starbung, a small vendor in the Khao San area, has captured public attention.