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24 May 2013 : The following is the text of an address delivered by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at the "Future of Asia" Conference on May 24 in Tokyo:
EDITORIAL Society faces a moral crisis
24 May 2013 : Today, as Buddhists around the country celebrate the Visakha Bucha Day to mark the Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death, it is worth reflecting on his teachings and recalling his advice on how best to continue his spiritual legacy.
23 May 2013 : Despite its potential flaws, the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit is at least tackling head-on the flooding threat faced by cities like Bangkok. But even 350 billion baht worth of fixes won't change the fact that Bangkok will some day experience a repeat of 2011's disaster, and the city needs to be prepared.
23 May 2013 : Bargaining for peace in the restive far South requires a fair amount of bending to pump momentum into the negotiations.
23 May 2013 : One evening last month, I went to a cinema on Sukhumvit Road to watch a Thai ghost movie. While waiting for the movie, I decided to have a quick dinner. Stepping into a fast-food restaurant and queuing up in front of a woman cashier, I was taken by surprise to see a young couple awkwardly using sign language with her. At first, I thought the couple was mute, but I was wrong.
22 May 2013 : The order to review all warrants to arrest suspected insurgents is welcome news.
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".
22 May 2013 : Re: ''26,000 reds recall bloodshed'' (BP, May 20).
22 May 2013 : School size matters, but it should not be the only thing that counts.
22 May 2013 : Would you save someone's life for 10 baht a day?
22 May 2013 : What do you do to the man who helped you win a landslide election through pioneering the 30-baht universal healthcare scheme?
22 May 2013 : A nasty week of traffic congestion signals that school has already reopened. Children are busy with books and engaged with their school activities while parents help them choose their classes.