• Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:10
    US Senate passes funding bill in bid to end shutdown, House up next
    Washington - The US Senate passed a critical stopgap spending bill early Friday as congressional leaders scrambled to minimize the effects of a government shutdown that began after an hours-long delay forced Congress to miss a midnight deadline.
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  • Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00
    PM Yingluck finds firmer footing since flood crisis
    Yingluck Shinawatra has come of age in the position of prime minister. Government critics need to rethink if they still believe Yingluck is a stopgap leader keeping the seat warm for the man in Dubai.
  • Thu, 20 Oct 2011 00:00
    Stop the stopgap measures; the Peter principle dictates it
    Every hour and every day, we hear stories, totally different stories. Bangkok is safe, Bangkok is at risk, flood gates (dykes, sandbags, steel plates, future boars, etc.) erected, flood gates survived, flood gates collapsed, Bangkok is safe, flood gates
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