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Kamolwat Praprutitum

Bangkok Post assistant news editor

Kamolwat Praprutitum is an assistant news editor, Bangkok Post.

Kamolwat Praprutitum
15 Feb 2016

The fuzzy details

Constitution drafters have allegedly chopped off the basic guarantees of rights, but they say to hold criticism while they amend 10 supporting laws.

15 Feb 2016
13 Jun 2015

Ready to roar

As the saying goes, the numbers do not lie. But if you ask Singapore’s prime minister, they may not tell you the whole story.

13 Jun 2015 2
30 Apr 2015

The charter stink

[COMMENTARY] If the value of the constitution can be judged by its opponents, then the filthy-water politicians criticising it prove its excellence.

30 Apr 2015 13
The charter stink
11 Jun 2014

The putsch can bring change

If we think the coup-masters usurping power is such a pain in the neck, we only have ourselves to blame.

11 Jun 2014 5
The putsch can bring change
17 Apr 2014

Myopic PDRC

Lurking behind the protesters' confidence that Ms Yingluck's days are numbered is the fear of what will become of the country if and when she is purged.

17 Apr 2014 9
Myopic PDRC
6 Mar 2014

Fantasy turns to nightmare

In the midst of the wait for their money, tears and anxiety, farmers have pleaded for their rice to be returned to them so they can sell it on the market.

6 Mar 2014 3
Fantasy turns to nightmare
28 Feb 2014

Fanning the flames

Regionalism instantly sends the blood boiling for many when they hear their home region disparaged by fellow Thais.

28 Feb 2014 18
Fanning the flames
30 Jan 2014

Reality check for govt

The emergency decree is a double-edged sword; it can make a hero or a villain out of a dire situation flirting with the real possibility of blood and gore.

30 Jan 2014 7
Reality check for govt
20 Dec 2013

Democracy of lesser evils

Anti-government supporters's dread of seeing the party with the Thaksin label reliving another four years in office could compel them to ultimately cast their ballots for the Democrats.

20 Dec 2013 16
Democracy of lesser evils
11 Oct 2013

You need nerves of steel

<b><font color="yellow">COMMENTARY</b></font> Two rainy seasons later and the jitters are still etched deep. The appalling fact is disasters, man-made or natural, also strike us psychologically where it hurts the most. <b>By Kamolwat Praprutitum</b>

11 Oct 2013 9
You need nerves of steel