Nopporn Wong-Anan is deputy editor, Bangkok Post.
Welcome to Thailand!
Here's the situation. Grumpy airport taxi driver loads suitcases, then announces, "No meter, you pay more". Who is to blame for this atrocious holiday start?
Thais have every right to expose state faults
'Are you Thai?" is a catchphrase Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha loves asking people whom he thinks give our beloved country a bad name.
Head in the sand
With a movie, then with an NGO media event, the ruling regime has chosen the tactic of shooting the messenger and shutting up critics.
Muddied stand on graft
Being the younger brother of the junta leader and prime minister may not be the best thing in Thailand right now.
Might isn't right
The mug-throwing that disfigured a schoolgirl in Korat is just the tip of the iceberg in the authoritarian and too-frequently violent schools.
'Duterte Harry' and lessons unlearned
In Manila, Philippines President Duterte's war on drug dealers brought this comparison from an Asian diplomat: A combination of Thaksin and Chalerm.
The good old days
Gen Prem Tinsulanonda turns 96 on Friday, a former prime minister who led the country through the very good 1980s without ever submitting to an election.
No matter the outcome of Sunday's vote, there will be no change to the political existence of the self-appointed prime minister or the NCPO.
Can dictatorial means justify the ends?
On May 22, 2014 then army commander-in-chief Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha led a group of patriotic generals...
Keeping it calm
China is talking tough in the wake of its loss at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, as the region watches their promises to stay peaceful.