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The brutally effective medieval tactic shaping the Syrian war

The brutally effective medieval tactic shaping the Syrian war

Up to a million people are being slowly and deliberately starved to death, many of them a stone’s throw away from grain silos full of wheat


Football poised for a fairytale ending

Can the low-paid lads of Leicester City, mainly..

Venus’ Vision

The heart is Cupid’s target, but his aim is often low

It’s expected these days that every..

Stupidity rules

Raiding elders at a bridge club, raiding a hospital’s breast-examination centre, arresting two boys for murders that such small..

Mystery meeting in Chiang Mai

This news did not appear in the English-language papers, but it might be of interest to those who follow Thai-US relations.

Suthichai yoon

February 11, 2016 1:00 am
Thai Talk

Why both major parties can’t win back the public’s faith

The recent spat between “mainstream” Democrats and the “Bangkok faction” led by Bangkok..

chalk Talk

January 11, 2016 1:00 am
Chalk Talk

Education for religious tolerance: a neglected topic

GIVEN that this is a special time of year when many across the globe are celebrating important..


February 10, 2016 1:00 am
stoppage time

The ‘wall-less’ trap of social media

Despite the warnings against obsessive behaviour, a pile of “Likes” at the end of our stories,..


February 8, 2016 1:00 am
regional perspective

Thailand awaits new NLD-led government

Myanmar has now become Thailand’s most pivotal neighbouring country following its recent election..


June 19, 2015 1:00 am

Thailand's economic engine sputtering as global storm approaches

The US Federal Reserve decided to keep its zero interest rate unchanged on Wednesday. But the..

Pornpimol kanchanalak

February 11, 2016 1:00 am
tell it as it is

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..

Don Pathan

December 30, 2015 1:00 am

Southern insurgency: Islamic schools next in firing line?

Bangkok ruling over renowned ponok in Pattani could be a bleak precedent for the peace process

Achara Deboonme

February 9, 2016 1:00 am

Can the Fire Monkey’s joy boost stock markets?

China Daily offered an interesting chronicle of landmark events that have occurred during Monkey..


February 13, 2016 1:00 am
Venus’ Vision

The heart is Cupid’s target, but his aim is often low

It’s expected these days that every Valentine’s Day will prompt urgent talk about teenage..

Guest Columnist

January 12, 2016 1:00 am
guest column

China can’t peg its policies to the stock market index

The new year started not with a bang but a whimper. IMF chief Christine Lagarde’s prognosis at..

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