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A farewell to the baron of Bobby’s Arms

il y a 16 heures 36 min
The fortunes of Robert de Cozier, who died recently, rose and fell with Patpong. 
Catégories: Thai news

The Rohingya: Is this the way home?

il y a 16 heures 36 min
Repatriation of the persecuted Muslim community begins soon, but worrying questions remain about what awaits them in Myanmar
Catégories: Thai news

Media now in the firing line of Duterte’s ‘war’ 

il y a 16 heures 36 min
The decision to revoke the business licence of Rappler, an online news outlet, has met with astonishment, angst and above all anger in the Philippines.
Catégories: Thai news

Exploding the stereotype of China’s exploitation in Africa

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
No matter how many roads, schools and hospitals it has built on the continent, and how much it has contributed to African economies, in the eyes of many observers in the West, China can do nothing right in Africa.
Catégories: Thai news

Election year befogged by suspicion

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
Prime Minister Prayut must promptly clarify what he means by ‘Thai-style democracy’
Catégories: Thai news

Why imprisoned Ahok remains the man to watch in Indonesian politics

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has become the Kim Kardashian of Indonesian politics. Nearly a year after his upset defeat in the capital’s gubernatorial election and his controversial blasphemy conviction, the former Jakarta governor has never been completely out of the spotlight.
Catégories: Thai news

A message of deepest gratitude to a great media veteran

mer, 17/01/2018 - 03:00
I have stage fright. To people who know me or who have ever seen me speak in public, that’s probably one of my worst-kept secrets. Not that Suthichai Yoon cared, though. Among the many achievements of one of Thailand’s best-known and most respected veteran journalists was forcing me in front of a TV camera.
Catégories: Thai news

World leader in porn watching

mar, 16/01/2018 - 03:00
Catégories: Thai news

Rohingya children must be protected

mar, 16/01/2018 - 03:00
We are appalled to learn that there are an estimated 40,000 orphans among the 300,00 children in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Catégories: Thai news

Tall order as Singapore takes Asean chair

mar, 16/01/2018 - 03:00
Between multilateral trade and the Rohingya calamity, PM Lee will need all the ‘resilience and innovation’ he can muster
Catégories: Thai news

China turns its back on foreign waste

lun, 15/01/2018 - 03:00
At the end of last year China introduced a policy banning imports of 24 types of solid waste, including certain types of plastic and all mixed-paper.
Catégories: Thai news

China’s provocations near Senkakus undermine improved bilateral ties

lun, 15/01/2018 - 03:00
It is an act that needlessly raises tensions between Japan and China, and it cannot be ignored.
Catégories: Thai news

Time-sharing economy lived up to its name

lun, 15/01/2018 - 03:00
Perhaps there is no term as popular, yet controversial, as “sharing economy” to be the buzzword for 2017 in China. Just as the first sentence in “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”, for the sharing economy in 2017.
Catégories: Thai news

An urgent agenda for the country

lun, 15/01/2018 - 03:00
These real national missions must have zero politicisation
Catégories: Thai news

Politicians and their love of soothsayers 

lun, 15/01/2018 - 03:00
Whatever people might think about Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan’s words and antics, nobody can deny that he brings a lot of colour and macho swagger to politics.
Catégories: Thai news

Weighed down by work in Hong Kong 

lun, 15/01/2018 - 03:00
JOB-RELATED stress taking a toll on locals amid lack of laws to deal with the malady
Catégories: Thai news

Seoul must not weaken stance on North Korea

dim, 14/01/2018 - 03:00
It’s not as if there has been concrete progress toward resolving the issue of North Korea’s nuclear and missile development. The international community must not loosen the net encircling North Korea both militarily and economically.
Catégories: Thai news

Lessons for Thailand from Rohingya ordeal

dim, 14/01/2018 - 03:00
There is a lurking danger in letting religious fundamentalists become too powerful
Catégories: Thai news

Islamic State a threat to SE Asia despite leader’s death, analysts say

sam, 13/01/2018 - 03:00
The reported death of Islamic State’s top leader in Southeast Asia is a major blow to the jihadists but analysts warn it remains a potent threat, with battle-hardened fighters set to return from the Middle East.
Catégories: Thai news

‘Me too’ beyond the red carpet

sam, 13/01/2018 - 03:00
As stirring as the Golden Globes protest was, the fight against sexual harassment needs foot soldiers in every walk of life
Catégories: Thai news