• Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    China supports Myanmar’s ‘understandable’ efforts to deal with the Rohingya crisis
    CHINA IS backing Myanmar’s efforts to deal with the Rohingya crisis after de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi came under heavy criticism over the heavy-handed operations in the country’s Rakhine state to suppress the ethnic minority.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 02 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Here’s why you shouldn’t cry for Yingluck 
    It’s understandable why everyone has become fixated on the Yingluck Shinawatracase, but maybe we’re all barking up the wrong tree.
    opinion
  • Tue, 06 Jun 2017 01:00:00
    The ‘four questions’ and how not to raise your kids
    Although it’s understandable that General Prayut, anxious about the outcome of the upcoming general election, posted the “four questions” which have since become the talk of the town, those questions reflect a misguided view of how to nurture true democracy in this country.
    your say
  • Wed, 22 Jun 2016 01:00:00
    Why Dhammachayo should fight here and now
    When politics becomes entangled with religion, you get nothing but a big mess. That disciples of controversial Dhammakaya abbot Dhammachayo want to protect him from embarrassing legal charges is understandable, but it’s hard to comprehend the logic being
    opinion
  • Sat, 26 Mar 2016 01:00:00
    Irrational anger is just what terrorists want
    Outrage at the Brussels bombings is understandable, but emotion is a poor tactical weapon
    opinion
  • Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:00:00
    The senselessness of American policy towards Thailand
    The push for an election in Thailand is front and centre of United States policy towards its oldest ally in Asia. On the one hand, it is understandable why the US is preaching to its friend, a loyal one until now -- though perhaps not for much longer.
    opinion
  • Thu, 14 Jan 2016 01:00:00
    Preventing a caliphate in Indonesia
    It is entirely understandable that Indonesia should feature prominently in plans by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to create a “distant caliphate”.
    opinion
  • Fri, 06 Nov 2015 01:00:00
    New Assembly Act alone cannot rein in protesters: red shirt leader
    A prominent red shirt said yesterday while the newly introduced Public Assembly Act was understandable it might not prevent demonstrations from spilling out of control in the future.
    national
  • Fri, 06 Nov 2015 01:00:00
    New assembly Act alone cannot prevent protests
    While the newly introduced Public Assembly Act was understandable, it might not prevent demonstrations from spilling out of control in the future, said a prominent red shirt said yesterday.
    national
  • Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:52:00
    New assembly Act alone cannot prevent protests: red shirt leader
    A prominent red shirt said Thursday while the newly introduced Public Assembly Act was understandable it might not prevent demonstrations from spilling out of control in the future.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Jul 2015 01:00:00
    Expats bring a different perspective to political debate
    Vint Chavala's irritation at foreigners commenting on Thai politics is entirely understandable, but he needs to realise that most of us who offer our opinions, whether they are in line with his or not, do so because we take an interest in current affairs
    your say
  • Wed, 24 Jun 2015 01:00:00
    Some guidance for tour guides
    Regarding Friday's article about tour guides in Pattaya who are annoyed about farang competition, it's understandable, them wanting to stifle competition, similar to taxi drivers.
    your say
  • Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:00:00
    NLA chief defends the appointment kin, spouses
    PORNPETCH Vichitcholachai, president of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), said yesterday that it was understandable that NLA members would want to appoint their spouses or relatives as aides or personal experts as these were the people they could t
    national
  • Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:47:00
    NLA chief defends the appointment of family members
    Pornpetch Vichitcholachai, president of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), said Friday that it was understandable that NLA members would want to appoint their spouses or relatives as aides or personal experts as these were the people they could trus
    national
  • Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:00:00
    Quarrels with Washington usually end badly
    The interim government's decision to seek military alliances with powers other than the US is understandable and even praiseworthy given Washington's unwarranted interference in Thailand's internal affairs, which will only make reconciliation here more
    your say
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