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Krissana Parnsoonthorn

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Krissana Parnsoonthorn
12 Jun 2014

Taxi mafia crackdown inspires all

Thumb-ups for this Phuket blitz to wipe out illegal taxi operators from Phuket. It at least showed that the Thai police can enforce the law if they want to. (File photo by Sombat Raksakul)

12 Jun 2014 21
Taxi mafia crackdown inspires all
28 Mar 2014

TV viewers in the dark

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission has not done enough to explain to the public about the transition to digital TV.

28 Mar 2014 3
TV viewers in the dark
27 Feb 2014

Safety first

Contractors must follow the rules strictly and do everything to meet construction safety requirements. They should go beyond what the law requires.

27 Feb 2014 5
Safety first
27 Dec 2013

Digital TV to finally arrive

It may not be difficult for the bidders to win the licences, but the real challenge is how to operate the stations and produce good content.

27 Dec 2013 3
Digital TV to finally arrive
28 Nov 2013

Praying for light

What is going on is proof that Thailand has to find ways to live with political divisions which are set to stay with us for a long time to come.

28 Nov 2013 13
Praying for light
25 Oct 2013

Not a good idea

Thailand should think more carefully, weighing the pros and cons, before waiving visa fees for Chinese tourists. The country is not ready for the consequences.

25 Oct 2013 43
Not a good idea
26 Sep 2013

Youth deserves a sporting chance

<b><font color="yellow">COMMENTARY</b></font> Top-level officials at the ministry and sports agency like to take photos with successful athletess to be in the limelight, but then they disappear again, writes <b>Krissana Parnsoonthorn</b>.

26 Sep 2013 4
Youth deserves a sporting chance
18 Jul 2013

Teaching social media lesson

Think carefully before you post and share information on social media. Remember always that you must be responsible for it.

18 Jul 2013 10
Teaching social media lesson
27 Jun 2013

Price controls offer escape in property boom

Every time the economy slows, the government likes to spur economic activity by promoting policies to help the property sector.

27 Jun 2013 14
Price controls offer escape in property boom
30 May 2013

Tourism has consequences, too

<b><font color="yellow">COMMENTARY</b></font> The goal is 30 million tourists, spending 2 trillion baht. I'm not sure whether such robust tourism growth is good for us, but one thing we know is we often set targets too high without being aware of our own capacity.

30 May 2013 18
Tourism has consequences, too