• Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    Cyber-laws still falling short of needs
    Protective legislation that allows the authorities to decide what is ‘appropriate’ is a backward step
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
    Police force takes blundering step backwards
    Decision to make Cadet Academy a men-only institution will do serious damage to justice process 
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:45
    Ruling against Reuters reporters severe blow to Myanmar press freedom: CAJ president
    The seven-year jail sentence handed down on two Reuters journalists in Myanmar on Monday is a big step backwards for press freedom and a travesty of justice in the country, Thepchai Yong, president of the Confederation of Asean Journalists [CAJ] said on Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Doi Suthep – making 'backward progress'
    At first, the spokesperson of the Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network, Bunnaroth Buaklee, called it “backward progress”. And now, as the administration of the Court of Justice has resolved to move the disputed compound to Chiang Rai province, the situation has become even more frustrating for the Network in the absence of any details on what would be done with the compound.
  • Sat, 26 May 2018 14:35
    GPS app leads heavily loaded pickup to flip on uphill road in Loei
    A couple returning to Phitsanulok after buying a pickup-truck load of mangoes in Loei was led by a GPS app to a steep uphill route, causing the heavy pickup to slide backward downhill and overturn early on Saturday, police said.
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  • Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
    Rohingya crisis: Looking backwards and forwards
    Almost 700,000 Muslim people from the self-identified Rohingya community have fled into Bangladesh since August last year, when Myanmar’s armed forces launched a massive counter-terrorist operation against a small group of Rohingya radicals who had attacked some 30 military and police outposts with knives and bamboo spears.
  • Sun, 25 Mar 2018 01:00
    PM’s favourite TV show a backward vision of Thailand 
    The soap opera “Buppasannivas” is in the news. I am not a fan of Thai soaps but just to be fair I decided to struggle through a few episodes of the series.
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  • Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:15
    Global surveys indicate uphill battle for Laos
    At least three global surveys disclosed their findings recently, with all three indicating that Laos is going backwards in term of in global development rankings
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  • Sat, 23 Dec 2017 01:00
    Amazon shows how to stay in front by working backwards
    AMAZON, the world’s largest online retailer by revenue and market capitalisation, has championed what it calls the “Working Backwards” (WB) process to achieve its success.
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:23
    Scientists warn of 'giant leap backward' at climate talks
    Carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise this year after a three-year pause, scientists said at UN climate talks Monday, warning that "time is running out", even as White House officials used the occasion to champion the fossil fuels that drive global warming.
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  • Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:40
    Thai junta poll win sends country 'backwards': ex-PM
    BANGKOK - A referendum victory for Thailand's ruling generals over a new constitution is a "backwards" step for the country, the toppled ex-premier said Monday as the democracy movement reels from its first poll defeat in a decade.
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  • Sun, 07 Aug 2016 01:00
    Writer all at sea backing China in territory dispute
    China-excusing Robert Tang Hin Ching from Singapore is bending over backwards trying to find fault with the UN international tribunal that recently ruled against China’s claims to the South China Sea.
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  • Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:22
    WikiLeaks releases audio from Democratic Party hack
    WASHINGTON - WikiLeaks released a set of audio recordings Wednesday apparently hacked from the Democratic National Committee's servers, including a message from an irate Hillary Clinton supporter demanding the party stop "bending over backwards" for Be
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  • Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:00
    Abhisit slams charter as a step backward
    Democrats will vote to reject referendum question on empowering senate to choose the prime minister.
  • Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:45
    Thaksin brands charter draft as 'shoddy'
    Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has branded the charter draft as “shoddy”, which would lead the country to become backward like Myanmar and ์North Korea.
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