Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
Arbitrary rules trigger nightmares for Immigration officials, expats
How ironic it is that big men in uniform, sitting in big offices, being given big amounts of baht for their supposed “work”, can at a moment’s notice immediately affect the lives of expats here.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:44
Fears tarantula may go off the menu in Cambodia due to deforestation, hunting
While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat in Cambodia, where the only fear is that they may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting.
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 01:00
Thin line between a free market and a monopoly
The sight of huge corporations swallowing up small businesses is where the term “free market” takes an ironic turn. Big C’s “mobile grocery stores” are just a glimpse of the nightmares that await us in an age when monopolies hide behind “noble” claims.
Wed, 30 Aug 2017 01:00
Seventy years after Holocaust, nightmares return to the US
Re: “Trump has embedded America’s growing army of Nazi-sympathisers”, August 20.
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 01:00
Trump has emboldened America’s growing army of Nazi-sympathisers
Even American Jews, like myself, who grew up after the Nazis’ Holocaust, were affected by it. As a child I used to have nightmares that the Nazis were looking for me. And when I asked my father if the Nazis would ever take over America, he looked at me sadly and said: “I hope not.”
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00
Chasing dreams, finding nightmares
In the novel "Of Human Bondage", W Somerset Maugham wrote: "You will find as you grow older that the first thing needful to make the world a tolerable place to live in is to recognise the inevitable selfishness of humanity
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:00
Charoen Pokphand Foods
2014: Nightmares should be over
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 00:00
Military facilities asked to retain flood water to ease traffic mayhem
The Transport Ministry has floated the idea of having two Bangkok military facilities retain flood water temporarily so commuters can be spared traffic nightmares like those last week.
Sat, 12 May 2012 00:00
Dream Theater leaves Bangkok fans satisfied