Roger Mitton on the re-election of Sukhumbhand Paribatra as governor of Bangkok.
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It has been pleasing to see gradual, rather than drastic, changes taking place in Myanmar’s political, social and economic spheres over the past two years.
'If you can afford private healthcare, what do you really have to complain about?'
Hsipaw's representative in the Hluttaw, Ye Tun, on the case for constitutional change.
Myanmar’s beautiful script confuses the nation’s children and foreigners who try to learn it.
The peace process underway in Myanmar is the best opportunity in many decades to address the social, economic and political issues that have long structured state-society and armed conflict.
As I write this, sitting in my Malate hotel, highly excitable Filipinos are scurrying about on the streets below talking about an invasion of their Malaysian neighbours.
If there were prizes for “worst policy” the licensing of inland waterways would probably be the winner.
I wrote a couple of editorials for this paper decrying the decision to allow in tens of thousands of dollars of newer cars without dramatically upscaling public transport spending.
Towering high above the centre of Yangon, the Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the wonders of the religious world.
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