By the time this column goes to print, the outcome of the referendum on Scottish independence will likely be known. Still, it's worthwhile discussing the implications and the benefits for Scotland if voters now, or at some time in the future,...
Exactly 13 years after 9/11, it isn't victory in the "war on terror" that President Barack Obama is declaring but a campaign of air strikes against the Islamic State in Syria.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has just unveiled his Cabinet, ready to take on the challenge of turning the Kingdom around.
Thailand's economic growth this year looks set to level off at around 1.50-2.0 per cent. Most of the engines of growth are sputtering. In the first half of this year, exports began to go downhill, contracting by 0.1 per cent.
Thailand finally has a new prime minister, after General Prayuth Chan-ocha was handpicked for the job by the National Legislative Assembly. General Prayuth will head both the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) and the new government.
The death toll from the latest outbreak of Ebola now stands at 932, with more than 1,700 cases reported. This reflects the high mortality rate of a deadly virus that has resurfaced in most serious epidemic of its kind in recorded history.
The global crisis is essentially a dollar crisis, which might have a spill-over effect into the next world war.
Among the biggest challenges for the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) is to reform the state enterprises and the energy sector. In the first instance, NCPO chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha has appointed a "Super Board" of all the...
The United States and European Union have responded to the coup by announcing they will downgrade their relations with Thailand.
A month after the coup, there are signs of drastic reform underway in Thailand.