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Mark Hughes

Foreign news editor

Mark Hughes is a foreign news editor, Bangkok Post. The views expressed here are the author's and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Bangkok Post.

Mark Hughes
27 Mar 2017

On the extinction list

The street food stalls are a defining part of Bangkok, a magnet for those who watch their baht as they pay huge mortgages and car loans, and now disappearing.

27 Mar 2017 3
On the extinction list
25 Feb 2016

Press control tightened

China's leader has demanded pledges of loyalty from all "propaganda workers" - meaning the media - as censorship tightens even further.

25 Feb 2016
Press control tightened
10 Dec 2015

The human battle

Imagine being nine months pregnant and you start having contractions but gunfire in your village has cut you off from neighbours, friends.

10 Dec 2015
19 Aug 2015

Nation mourns as innocents slain

You won't recognise him. His face is swathed in bandages. That's when top Bangkok surgeons are not trying to rebuild his profile, a process that will take far longer than you'd care to imagine, distraught as you must be. Rest assured, he'll be kept away from mirrors for weeks.

19 Aug 2015