• Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    ‘Big Brother’ cybersecurity law would strip citizens of court’s protection
    I fully agree with Anusorn Tamajai, Dean of Rangsit University’s Economics Faculty, that the draft cybersecurity law should be fully debated by the to-be-elected House of Representatives, so that the final bill addresses the concerns of all major stakeholders and thus secures buy-in.
    your say
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 02:00
    Bid to find middle ground in temple bell-ringing drama
    HOT DEBATES on social media have prompted Buddhism’s highest body – as well as related authorities – to seek middle-ground solutions, after complaints were filed by two residents of a condominium built less than a decade ago against a 300-year-old Bangkok temple’s pre-dawn practice of ringing the bell.
    national
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:00
    Sangha council seeks compromise after bell-ringing disturbs condo residents
    Hot debates on social media has prompted Buddhism’s highest body to seek middle-ground solutions, in a controversy over a 300-year-old Bangkok temple’s pre-dawn bell-ringing that led to a complaint being filed by a resident of a nearby condominium that was built less than a decade ago.
    national
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
    Feeling a rush on marijuana
    Let’s have proper debate on the medical worth of cannabis, not another junta thrill ride aboard Article 44
    opinion
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
    International justice is in its infancy – we need to support it
    Debates on the effectiveness of investigations by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on military and political crimes in Myanmar continue.
    your say
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:24
    New bombshell revives debate on Trump fitness for office
    Donald Trump faced a new challenge to his authority Friday after US media reported that his deputy attorney general had discussed ways to force him from office on grounds of incompetence, just months into his presidency.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:00
    Mocking teacher serves to keep up standards
    HEATED debates about a teacher’s incorrect marking of a girl’s homework may sound like people are making a mountain of a molehill. Human errors, after all, are not unprecedented.
    national
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:09
    Indonesia's presidential election: Rival camps squabble over English debate proposal
    A proposal from the opposition camp that the official presidential debate be held in English instead of Indonesian has been met with jeers from the incumbent's supporters, who say the proposal is preposterous while facetiously suggesting that it could lead to debates in Arabic. 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:11
    Serena cartoon fuels debate about 'racist' Australia
    Sydney - Australia is by most measures one of the world's most successful multicultural societies, but a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams has rekindled accusations it is also inveterately racist.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    Bus reduction proposal sparks fierce online debate
    A POLICE proposal to reduce the number of old, decrepit city buses plying Bangkok’s Ramkhamhaeng Road to ease traffic congestion during morning and evening rush hours was widely criticised on Thai social media yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Young pop idol under fire for hosting govt publicity show
    A YOUNG SUPERSTAR has become the subject of a heated political debate and the target of attack for hosting a television show publicising the government’s achievements.
    politics
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00
    Mother of all meltdowns: Did Serena overstep the mark?
    Serena Williams absorbed a $17,000 fine in the wake of her tumultuous US Open final loss to Naomi Osaka on Sunday as debate raged over whether the code violations that sparked her meltdown were sexist.
    sports
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 18:20
    Cambodian FB users rage over dance ownership
    United Nations’ cultural agency Unesco’s Facebook page has hosted a heated debate between Cambodians and Thais over Bangkok's proposal for the inclusion of “khon" masked dance on the agency’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list.
    national
  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 13:38
    John McCain's Hanoi Hilton jailor recalls 'stubborn' POW
    Haiphong, Vietnam - As a prisoner of war in the "Hanoi Hilton", navy pilot John McCain was known as uncompromising, frank and an avid reader who fiercely debated the war with his Vietnamese jailors.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
    Misunderstood and mis-edited
    I wish to correct Andy Leitner’s distortion of, or possibly his inability to quite grasp, my contribution on Wednesday. It would seem that I unintentionally touched a nerve while opening up the debate for further discussion.
    your say
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