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Veera Prateepchaikul Former Editor

Former Bangkok Post Editor, political commentator and a regular columnist at Post Publishing.

  • Foreigners get TRC case all wrong

    It comes as little surprise that most foreign media and human rights advocacy organisations, Amnesty International in particular, oppose the dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart (TRC) Party, and regard the Constitutional Court's order to disband the party as yet another bid by the military junta to exploit an allegedly biased judicial system to bully their political opponents and suppress freedom of expression.

    11 Mar 2019 at 04:30

    Darkest-day song nothing to be proud of

    Army commander-in-chief Gen Apirat Kongsompong's decision to order the army-run radio stations to "resurrect" the old ultra-nationalist song Nak Phandin ("Burden on the Land") in an apparent response to the Pheu Thai Party's prime ministerial candidate Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan's threat to cut military spending and Future Forward Party's pledge to scrap mandatory conscription is totally uncalled for.

    20 Feb 2019 at 04:25

    Ill-conceived gambit misfires badly

    The first question that sprang to my mind on Friday morning when I learned about the pro-Thaksin Thai Raksa Chart Party's nomination of Princess Ubolratana as its sole prime ministerial candidate to the Election Commission was: "What were they thinking?"

    11 Feb 2019 at 04:35

  • Thaksin's pawns continue to fall

    My belated sympathies go out to Yongyuth Wichaidit, former deputy prime minister and former interior minister in the Yingluck Shinawatra government and former Pheu Thai Party leader.

    05 Mar 2019 at 04:30

    Public loses out in chemical row

    The majority of Thais have recently been victimised by short-sighted state agencies which appear to favour big business over you and me.

    18 Feb 2019 at 04:25

    Srivara puts foot in it with rescue rhetoric

    exclusive Pol Gen Srivara Rangsibrahmanakul did it again!

    02 Jul 2018 at 04:35

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