Columnnist

Surakiart Sathirathai

Former deputy prime minister

Dr Surakiart Sathirathai, chairman of the Asian Peace and Reconciliation Council, former deputy prime minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs at the international conference of the Thai Royal Armed Forces on Aug 7 to mark the 48th anniversary of Asean.

Surakiart Sathirathai
25 Jun 2020

Peace, security in Asia is possible if the will is there

As the world approaches the post–pandemic era, I have some observations with regard to Asia–Pacific security.

25 Jun 2020 9
Peace, security in Asia is possible if the will is there
28 Jun 2017

The coming Uber age

Thai vocational, technical and tertiary education have failed to produce the highly skilled workforce needed to move the country beyond the middle-income trap.

28 Jun 2017 5
The coming Uber age
8 Aug 2015

Eight challenges for Asean

Exactly 48 years ago, the foreign ministers of the five Founding Members of Asean gathered here in Lamtaen, Bang Saen to chart a new course for this region.

8 Aug 2015 4