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Pichai Chuensuksawadi

Editor-in-Chief & Bangkok Post Editor

He is an Editor-in-Chief at Post Publishing Public. He also served as Editor at The Post Publishing Plc from 1994 to 2002 and Special Assistant to the ASEAN Secretary General Dato'Ajit Singh from 1993 to 1994. He serves as the Chairman of The Bangkok Post Provident Fund. He is Chairman of The Bangkok Post Foundation and Phud Hong Leper Foundation. He is a Member of The Press Council of Thailand. He is a Board Member of IFRA. He is Chairman of the Organising Committee, IFRA Asia Pacific. He has BA in Journalism from Queensland University, Australia in 1979 and BA. Political Science from James Cook University of North Queensland University, Australia in 1976.

Pichai Chuensuksawadi
2 Aug 2015

Suthep is not a lone advocate of reform

It’s no surprise that all eyes focused on Suthep Thaugsuban at the launch of the Muan Maha Prachachon for Reforms Foundation last week.

2 Aug 2015 13
19 Jul 2015

Cabinet shake-up more a question of when, not if

Speculation of a cabinet reshuffle emerged last week after the amended interim charter received royal endorsement...

19 Jul 2015
Cabinet shake-up more a question of when, not if
21 Jun 2015

Stopping trafficking the priority

It won’t be long before we will find out the assessment on Thailand’s effort’s this past year in tackling human trafficking...

21 Jun 2015 2
Stopping trafficking the priority
10 May 2015

Australia helps refire ‘beacon of democracy’

In an exclusive interview, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop reveals differences of opinion will not stand in the way of supporting Thailand.

10 May 2015 17
Australia helps refire ‘beacon of democracy’
5 Apr 2015

It's time for action

The drive against human trafficking, a national agenda item, is one positive policy set by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

5 Apr 2015 10
It's time for action
31 Mar 2015

Govt looks to better times

[EXCLUSIVE] Economy czar and Deputy Prime Minister MR Pridiyathorn Devakula describes what the government has done in the past six months.

31 Mar 2015
Govt looks to better times
15 Mar 2015

The time is right

The land and building tax should not be shelved indefinitely as the next coalition government will certainly not make it a priority.

15 Mar 2015 2
The time is right
8 Mar 2015

Ethics body should at least be given a try

The National Reform Council’s panel on ethics, morality and good governance created quite a buzz last week when they announced plans to set up a National Ethics Assembly.

8 Mar 2015 7
Ethics body should at least be given a try
15 Feb 2015

Impressions of the premier

A long-time expatriate resident emailed me last week to ask whether my exclusive interview with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha had "favourably (or otherwise) changed" my views.

15 Feb 2015 17
Impressions of the premier
11 Feb 2015

Excerpts of the exclusive interview

Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha speaks about his role as prime minister, what makes him angry and the future of reform and reconciliation.

11 Feb 2015
Excerpts of the exclusive interview