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Editorial: Elections First

Repression is not a recipe for reconciliation.

Note to Readers: Removal of An Article About Recent Lese Majeste Charge

From the Editors of Khaosod English.

Getting in Touch With the Inner Dictator

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

Editorial: 8 July 2013

A number of media has reported recently that Ms. Supa Piyajitti, head of the Finance Ministry Subcommittee, recently testified to the Committee of Economics, Commerce and Industry that the government′s rice-pledging scheme has been corrupted in ′every process′.

Ballistic: Civilians vs. Soldiers

In a recent conversation with eminent political scientist Dr. Thitinan Pongsudhirak about the general election set for late 2018, he summed up the future of Thai politics as such: “civilians vs. soldiers.”

Let Thai Buddhism Be Reborn

There are two divergent paths for Thai Buddhism, veteran French journalist Arnaud Dubus predicts in his latest book.

Voranai: How to Make Father Proud

The final page turned last night on the 70-year reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was laid to rest in a grand cremation ceremony....

Politician Prayuth, the Camouflaged Junta Leader

Should we be delighted or disturbed that junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha’s declared this week that he’s now a politician?

Opinion: Comfortably Numb in Death Race Thailand

Last week I asked a driving instructor from the Land Transport Department why there is no special license required to ride big motorbikes.

Why Sedition Charges Won’t Silence Me

It never occurred to me that what I write could be seditious.

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