• Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thailand can weather EM crisis
      IT’S A CLASSIC emerging markets crisis: Fed raises rates causing US dollar to appreciate; emerging markets’ (EM) currencies fall and dollar-denominated debt blows up; import prices rise as currencies fall, pushing up inflation which in turn adds more pressure on the currencies. 
    Economy
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    Religion blameless in the most egregious of mankind’s crimes
    Can we please put a stop to the blatant misinformation being presented by those who would have us believe “the most atrocious crimes are and were caused by religion”?
    your say
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    Anyone can wear trousers at Japanese schools
    Things are changing in the world of school uniforms, with students allowed to choose skirts or trousers regardless of their gender. Schools are welcoming these moves, which are made out of consideration for transgender students, as well as overall needs for comfort and functionality.
    opinion
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 01:00
    The never-ending tragedy of occupied Palestine
    How can we continue to look on when Palestinians are being killed like rabbits or game, brutally, mostly by snipers? After all, the Palestinians are the true owners of the land from which they have been chased and are brutalised and murdered.
    your say
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 01:00
    Hold that Nobel Prize
    Can we please wait until peace has actually been established on the Korean peninsula before we start handing out peace prizes?
    your say
  • Mon, 30 Apr 2018 01:00
    N. Korea offers to shut nuclear test site in May, invite US experts
    North Korea has promised to shut its atomic test site within weeks and invite American weapons experts to verify its closure, Seoul reported Sunday, as new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington had an "obligation" to pursue peace.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 13:43
    ‘Love Destiny' fans can wear period costumes for their ID card photo, says official
    Fans of the popular period TV series “Love Destiny” can wear traditional period Thai costumes while having their photo taken for the national identification card, a senior government official said on Friday.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:00
    Can we absorb the shock of climate migration?
    The geographic location of Bangladesh is a double-edged sword. It makes our soil rich and fertile, but at the same time, makes us vulnerable to the wrath of Mother Nature.
    opinion
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:00
    Without education reform, Thailand 4.0 is empty talk
    Re: “ Can we dream of Thailand 4.0 if politics is stuck in 0.4?”, The Nation, yesterday. 
    your say
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 01:00
    Can we dream of Thailand 4.0 if politics is stuck in 0.4?
    We are back in the same old vicious circle once again. Many of the questions making headlines these days are little different from those that were being asked decades ago. The gist doesn’t change, only the players are different:
    opinion
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:00
    What can we expect from President Pence?
    Mike Pence obeyed his master’s instructions and left a football game in Indiana when some players took the knee in peaceful protest against injustice and racism.
    your say
  • Wed, 05 Jul 2017 01:00
    How far can we trust peer-reviewed medical science?
    Re: “The case for a vegan diet”, Have Your Say, July 2.
    your say
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:00
    Haughty stance won’t solve rights problems
    Human rights remain one of top global concerns in the era of globalisation. But given the different views of different countries on human rights protection, how can we effectively promote human rights worldwide?
    opinion
  • Sat, 13 May 2017 01:00
    Myanmar hydropower – can we learn from the Mekong experience?  
    Across the globe, hydropower is an emotive subject that results in strong ideological pro-dam and anti-dam positions.
    opinion
  • Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:00
    Examine fundamentals, PwC tells companies
    COMPANIES seeking growth opportunities in emerging markets should look more deeply into the real fundamentals that drive growth and capitalise on key industries that can weather volatility and weak economic-growth forecasts, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.
    Economy
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