UN refugee chiefâs visit brings cold comfort to Rohingya
International efforts have done nothing to ease the suffering of refugees two years after a vicious military campaign Â
Why Canberra should show more respect for China
The surprise victory of Australiaâs Liberal National coalition on Saturday gives Prime Minister Scott Morrisonâs Liberal Party a third term in government.
What we learned from Game of Thrones (spoiler alert)
Writerâs note: Again, if you plan on watching the popular series, this is where you turn away from this page (not before saving it for later, though). This article is crawling with spoilers, which a lot of people hate with passion these days.
The grim reality behind Â Rohingya crisis rhetoricÂ
Repatriation to Myanmar is nowhere in sight as threatÂ of disease and hostility from local hosts rises
Giving birth to an uncomfortable truth
Those outraged that a high-ranking Thai official sought US citizenship for her baby should first ask why she took that decision Â
The death of Thailandâs oldest party
They say that the pursuit of democracy is a Sisyphean ordeal, a never-ending task that must be kept at and pursued constantly.
Thanathornâs self-defence can help or hurt politics
As long as the Future Forward leader stays focused on proving hisÂ innocence rather than attacking his accusers, society as a whole can benefit
SE Asiaâs kids targeted by new wave of online paedophiles
Southeast Asia is in the grip of a fresh surge of paedophile activity with predators orchestrating and watching abuse on live-streaming sites and via webcams, and paying for it with near-untraceable cryptocurrency, victims and childrenâs charities warn.Â
After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033 ... or 2060
On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering Nasa to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon âfollowed by human missions to Mars and other destinationsâ.
Indian islanders vote with sinking hearts
Residents on Ghoramara fear that the votes they cast Sunday in Indiaâs election may be the last before their island sinks into the Bay of Bengal â a victim of climate changeâs growing toll.
Hidden reefs, lurking pirates: Democrats in uncharted waters
Given the current political climate, there is no guarantee the longest-surviving party can achieve yet another comeback
Shared logistics could take SMEs global
South Korea is creating a path to e-commerce riches, and Thailand should follow
Duterte pulls off another massacre in the PhilippinesÂ
Thatâs how political analyst and Inquirer columnist Richard Heydarian described the results of Mondayâs midterm polls, and heâs not off the mark.
Time to admit Aseanâs 11th member
So near yet so far. Timor-Leste has been trudging for eight years but the road to Asean membership remains long and winding for Asiaâs youngest democracy.
Prepare for a parade of political donkeys
Horse trading for Cabinet seats will soon be over, and once again the outcome is unlikely to serve the public wellÂ
Thailand acts to end a famine
Thailand is bringing an end to a famine.Â
Elite cements its rule
With the Senate selected, the juntaâs main strategy for holding on to power is successfully completed
Chinaâs arsenal in the trade war against AmericaÂ
Beijingâs latest retaliation against US tariff hikes â an increase on $60 billion of US imports from June 1 â could leave China running low on ammunition in the trade war.
Thai Buddhism shouldnât be powered by the âPower Cardâ
I was ordained as a novice twice as a young child. It certainly wasnât fun, but then if being a Buddhist novice was supposed to be entertaining, what would be the point? My parents might as well have sent me to an amusement park instead and saved me all the trouble of going without three meals a day and munching sweets whenever I felt like it.
Meet the Indian âMiss Marpleâ snooping on election candidates
As Indiaâs best-known female private eye, Rajani Pandit has posed as crazy, blind and deaf to solve murders and unmask unsuitable fiances. But election time is boom time for the woman dubbed âMiss Marpleâ.
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