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Opinion: Filipino ‘The Kingmaker’ Resonates in Thailand, Too

Recently watching ‘the Kingmaker’, an American documentary film about the life of Imelda Marcos was like being transported to the Philippines. One can’t help looking back to Thailand to compare as well.

Opinion: Virus Blunder is the Fruit of Bangkok’s Colonialist Mindset

Watching how two young protesters were taken away by police in Rayong province earlier this week after protesting against the prime minister I am reminded of the need for greater decentralization.

Opinion: US Must Not Exploit South China Sea Issue to Contain China

China's position on the South China Sea issue has been consistent, clear-cut and firm.

Opinion: Beijing Ambition in South China Sea Shows Its Disregard for Int’l Laws

As the world focuses on the fight against COVID-19, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is exploiting others’ distraction to extend its bullying campaign in the South China Sea.

Opinion: Thai Monkey Business in Coconut Trouble

In Thailand, monkey business is real business with the beasts trained to collect coconuts for human consumption. But for how much longer?

Opinion: Let’s Apply Our Virus Vigilance on Other Calamities

Imagine what Thailand can achieve if it puts in daily government updates and summary of coronavirus infections to other calamities that plague our country.

Opinion: Join Hands for a More Brilliant Future of China-Thailand Relations

On July 1, 1975, Premier Zhou Enlai and Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj signed the Joint Communique on the establishment of diplomatic relations in Beijing, which opened a new chapter in China-Thailand relations.

Opinion: Thai Army’s Foolhardy War on History of Democracy

In what is tantamount to a declaration of war on history, the army earlier this week offered an alternative narrative of what happened on June 24 , 1932, the day a revolt ended absolute monarchy 88 years ago.

Opinion: How Far Will Political Correctness Go With ‘Reassessing’ History?

Christopher Columbus, King Leopold II, Winston Churchill, Edward Colston, Cecil Rhodes and the list goes on. Where will the toppling and defacing of the statues of racist historical figures end?

My Experience With Prejudice as an African Priest in Thailand

I’ve been working in Thailand as a Catholic priest since 2012. Many times, I have been bullied and subject to discrimination just because of my black skin.

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