• Sat, 21 Jul 2018 01:00
    Out of ordure
    It was pretty much inevitable that Simon Ordsall and I would touch that pesky nerve of the anti-democratic, far-right homophobe Pike.
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  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 08:40
    US indicts Russian intel officers ahead of Trump-Putin meet
    Twelve Russian intelligence officers were charged on Friday with hacking Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and the Democratic Party in a stunning indictment just three days before President Donald Trump meets with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:29
    MEP delegation to inspect democratic progress
    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are scheduled to visit Thailand next Monday and Tuesday to assess human and labour rights and the country’s return to democracy with the planned general election.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
    The fight for democracy in Asia is alive and well
    For decades, Asian values under the guise of Confucianism have been used by the region’s autocrats to ward off criticism, mainly from the West, about their undemocratic ways.
  • Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
    Hypocritical views on democracy
    Robin Grant (who, except on the issue of animal rights, is generally spot on) notes the hypocrisy of Nigel Pike for complaining about lack of freedom of speech in England – one of the most democratic countries in the world – but never complains about the total lack of democracy in Thailand.
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  • Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:27
    First court hearing in case against PDRC leaders set for next May
    The Criminal Court on Monday scheduled May 14 next year for the first hearing of a case against 29 leaders of the rally opposing the Yingluck Shinawatra government in 2013 and 2014.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 06:35
    Split families in limbo amid Trump immigration chaos
    The fate of 2,300 children wrested from their parents at the US border with Mexico remained unclear Friday two days after Donald Trump ended migrant family separations, as the president accused Democrats of spinning "phony" tales of suffering for electoral gain.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:00
    Louis Vuitton scarf in London lands PM in the soup
    PRESSURE from foreign leaders for Thai democratisation and elections are nothing new for junta chief Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha but his choice of a designer scarf during his visit to London this week captured more public attention than his diplomatic meeting with UK counterpart Theresa May.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:56
    Trump orders halt to family separations
    President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow Republicans, Democrats and the international community.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    Mexican border atrocity robs US of moral high ground
    American expats living in Thailand who are preaching to Thais on how to behave in a democratic and humane manner should look back at their country now.
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  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    My sincerest sympathy to the American Democrats
    I have been mocking Donald Trump since he was the Republican Party’s presidential candidate, and his “historic” summit with Kim Jong-un  has done little to change my contemptuous stand. But while my  attitude toward the US leader hasn’t changed much, my sympathy towards his local opponents, the Democrats in particular, has grown remarkably.
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:51
    US lawmakers, first lady call for end to migrant family separations
    Democratic and Republican lawmakers upped the ante Sunday on the thorny issue of the separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    Military coup overthrew a corrupt kleptocracy, not a democracy
    Re: “Coup nothing to do with Thaksin” and “Thailand is wrestling with the problem of democratic tyrants”, Have Your Say, June 9.
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  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Role of the military is to uphold democracy, not overthrow it 
    Re: “Thailand is wrestling with the problem of democratic tyrants”, Have Your Say, June 9.
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  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
    Thailand is wrestling with the problem of democratic tyrants
    Events in the Trump presidency keep exposing Western governments and media as biased and hypocritical.
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