The Nation

opinion

Smaller
Larger
Peaceful sleepers undisturbed by the pressing need for change
October 14, 2014 1:00 am

Peaceful sleepers undisturbed by the pressing need for change

Historically, Thailand has been a peaceful country. For most Thais, everyday life has continued undisturbed even under Japanese occupation during World War II and through more than a dozen military coups in the past 80 years.

Regional integration: Knowledge of our neighbours will be power
October 7, 2014 1:00 am

Regional integration: Knowledge of our neighbours will be power

As the implementation of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) draws near, Thai businesspeople remain upbeat on the prospects for trade and investment.

Overpopulation is everybody's sin, isn't it?
September 30, 2014 1:00 am

Overpopulation is everybody's sin, isn't it?

In dangerous times, there is no sin greater than inaction."

History as written by whom?
September 23, 2014 1:00 am

History as written by whom?

The most popular section among newspaper readers is the obituaries.

The death of bookstores is bad news for Thailand
September 16, 2014 1:00 am

The death of bookstores is bad news for Thailand

Reading has been a favourite hobby for me since childhood.

Casting spells against corruption
September 9, 2014 1:00 am

Casting spells against corruption

Were I a witch, (a good one, of course) I would use my magic to eradicate corruption from this Kingdom and the entire world.

Assets declaration would help fill the trust vacuum
September 2, 2014 1:00 am

Assets declaration would help fill the trust vacuum

Thailand's new government has arrived on the scene exactly 10 months since the last round of political conflict started late last year.

Is Thailand ready for negative income tax?
August 27, 2014 1:00 am

Is Thailand ready for negative income tax?

Scheme offers hope to millions on low income but contains pitfalls too

We consumers have the power to destroy the world
August 26, 2014 1:00 am

We consumers have the power to destroy the world

In light of natural disasters driven by climate change, consumers across the world are increasingly trying to cut their impact on the environment. Some use less fuel, while others recycle or opt for eco-friendly products that promise lower carbon...

Fear and greed: The personal story behind national economic woe
August 19, 2014 1:00 am

Fear and greed: The personal story behind national economic woe

When you turn 50, one question begins ringing repetitively in your head: "Will I have enough money to get by until the day I depart this world?"