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1. opinion | 18 Jun 2013
» Better late than never. The Yingluck government is finally back-peddling on its most ambitious and, perhaps, most destructive populist policy, the rice pledging scheme -- which set the purchase price of paddy about 40% a...
2. opinion | 17 Jun 2013
» Chiang Mai's red shirts, known as the Rak Chiang Mai 51, have once again lived up to their infamous reputation for being the street enforcer dedicated to protecting the northern city's most well-known son, Thaksi...
3. opinion | 14 Jun 2013
» The destruction of the recently installed replica of the Phaya Tani cannon by Pattani militants was not totally surprising. It was derided as a "fake" by many locals and viewed as a symbol of shame and subjugation.
4. opinion | 11 Jun 2013
» The unusual criticism of the rice pledging scheme in Thai Rath over the last week came as a surprise, sparking speculation the newspaper senses a political change in the air.
5. opinion | 10 Jun 2013
» Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom's press conference last Friday which was supposed to enlighten us as to the actual status of the rice pledging scheme was a farce, a letdown as always as far as the populist sch...
6. opinion | 07 Jun 2013
» Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi is no stranger to controversy. It could be said he has a penchant for courting controversy, and a tongue so sharp and quick that even bad-mouthed fresh market vendors envy him.
7. opinion | 04 Jun 2013
» Apparently uncomfortable with Moody’s latest unfavourable credit rating for Thailand, due to the higher than expected losses in the government’s rice "buying" scheme, commerce permanent secretary Vatchari Vimooktayon won...
8. opinion | 03 Jun 2013
» Justice from the courts often comes late in this country. Sometimes, it comes too late, as in the case of four "scapegoat" defendants falsely charged, tried and imprisoned for the murder of 16-year old Thai-American girl...
9. opinion | 31 May 2013
» The peace talks process between the government and the BRN rebel group is under increasing opposition because of the continuing violence in the far South, and the latest video clip posted on YouTube by the separatists wi...
10. opinion | 28 May 2013
» Civic society groups in Thailand have been doing it for so many years – internationalising local conflicts involving the government so that, hopefully, external pressure will be brought upon the government to resolve th...