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  • May 3, 2015

    Life lessons for kids and cats

    THIS PAST WEEK, I've seen two instances of lesson-learning, both from unexpected sources. The first lesson comes from Phantom, the seven-kilo, 17-year-old American shorthair cat, who has been with us for a year now. Because he has arthritis in his hips, he doesn't move around so much. He does...

    Sunday
  • May 3, 2015

    Mayweather and Pacquiao ready to rumble in Las Vegas

    The bout more than five years in the making has transcended the traditional boxing scene, catapulting the sport back into the public consciousness in a way that hasn't been seen for decades. "Sin City" was buzzing ahead of the welterweight world title showdown - a crowd of 11,500 turned out for yesterday...

    aec
  • May 3, 2015

    Abhisit warns of problems unless draft constitution is amended

    The military toppled an elected government last May and is engineering wide-ranging reforms designed to heal the country's deep political divisions. But both the Democrat Party and its rivals have called the draft charter undemocratic, saying it could herald more turmoil under a weak coalition government...

    Politics
  • May 3, 2015

    Statement of Four Thai Professional Media Organizations

    Meanwhile, some of the public have seen media as players in the conflicts, or a party to intensify the tensions instead of pulling the fuel out from the fire. Some cast doubts in the work and performance of the media. Realizing the seriousness of the problems as well as the importance of the public...

    Opinion
  • May 3, 2015

    Thai professional media organizations call for NBTC's independence

    The Thai Journalists Association, the Thai Broadcast Journalists Association, the National Press Council of Thailand and the News Broadcasting Council of Thailand made the call on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. "The agency was established with the will of the people to be independent...

    Breakingnews
  • May 3, 2015

    Life lessons for kids and cats

    THIS PAST WEEK, I've seen two instances of lesson-learning, both from unexpected sources. The first lesson comes from Phantom, the seven-kilo, 17-year-old American shorthair cat, who has been with us for a year now. Because he has arthritis in his hips, he doesn't move around so much. He does...

    Sunday
  • May 3, 2015

    Mayweather and Pacquiao ready to rumble in Las Vegas

    The bout more than five years in the making has transcended the traditional boxing scene, catapulting the sport back into the public consciousness in a way that hasn't been seen for decades. "Sin City" was buzzing ahead of the welterweight world title showdown - a crowd of 11,500 turned out for yesterday...

    aec
  • April 30, 2015

    The wait for a new constitution grows even longer

    Uncertainties linger and many questions remain unanswered as the drafting of the new constitution enters its final stage and time runs out on this post-coup government's term in power. The roadmap set after the coup last May foresaw a general election taking place once the new constitution was enshrined...

    Opinion
  • April 30, 2015

    A Himalayan challenge that must be met

    Devastation as "human" as it is physical, for every life lost several more are shattered, both by the loss of a loved one and the daunting prospects of living without her or him to face the challenges of the future. Life, inevitably, goes on. While the immediate task must be retrieving bodies from the...

    Opinion
  • April 30, 2015

    West not to blame for jihadism

    Without provocation, Muslim armies attacked Europe in 732, 1571 and 1683. It took the Spanish more than 700 years to throw the Muslims out. Global Islamic terrorism today arises from the jihad imperative within Islamic theology, not from anything the West has done. I note that Mr Martin forgets...

    Opinion