• Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    Why is the Philippines’ Duterte so enamoured of China?
    Pompeo reiterating Washington’s vow to come to our aid if China attacks; the issue of illegal Chinese labour in the Philippines, which Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad has seen fit to warn us about; the matter of Chinese loans (the parties to similar loans elsewhere are either taking a hard second look or no longer want to do business with China).
    opinion
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 17:59
    Why is Kim taking 60-hour train trip?
    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is on his way to Hanoi, Vietnam, for his second summit with US President Donald Trump this week. While every movement of the isolated communist leader is a subject of attention, questions have been raised as to why Kim has chosen a 60-hour train ride, over a plane journey that would take just three or four hours.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 01:00
    Finally, a campaign pitch we can get behind
    The Bhumjaithai Party proposes free online education for all – why is no one else mentioning it?
    opinion
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Why is measles claiming so many lives in South? 
    There have been 11 measles deaths in the United States since the year 2000. In three southern provinces of Thailand (with 0.67 per cent of the US population) there have been 1,400 cases of measles and 13 deaths already this year!
    your say
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    On the subject of religion…
    Why is it that the more religious a person is the more concerned that person is with what goes on between the thighs of other people?
    your say
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Death bus’ driver jailed, but why is operator not held accountable?  
    Re: “Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths”, The Nation, November 14.
    your say
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    Why is Thailand rushing to legalise marijuana?
    Re: “Use of Article 44 urged to push marijuana bill”, The Nation, September 24.
    your say
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
    Why is the Philippines lagging behind in Asean?
    My last piece on how the Philippines remains the tailender among the five original Asean members – and now even including Vietnam – begs the question, why?
    opinion
  • Mon, 02 Jul 2018 01:00
    Why is God silent on meaty issue?
    I wonder why God never chirps in here about the vegan issue.
    your say
  • Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
    Why is Duterte risking the wrath of God?
    He never pretended to be pious, much less religious. But even by his own personal standards, President Rodrigo Duterte certainly said the unthinkable – or the unsayable – when he called God “stupid” last week.
    opinion
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Focus on the ideas not the uniforms
    Why is Thailand so totally obsessed with uniforms? 
    your say
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
    Is the world heading towards a war between America and China? 
    Re: “Why is Trump promoting Russia”, Have Your Say, June 11.
    your say
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Why is Trump promoting Russia?
    In the biggest surprise of last week, prior to flying to Quebec for the global economic summit, Donald Trump said he wants to include Russia in the elite G7 group.
    your say
  • Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00
    A bloody mess in Gaza
    Israeli troops killed 18 Palestinians last Friday. Why is everyone looking at Iran?
    opinion
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00
    Silence in South China Sea: Why is Asean so afraid of Beijing?
    Four claimants in the disputed South China Sea are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations: the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei Darussalam. Despite this, in its countless meetings year-round, Asean has issued nothing but vapid, hollow and repetitive statements on China’s continued expansionism and militarisation in the disputed area.
    opinion
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