The Thai middle class’s tolerance for dictatorship

Pithaya Pookaman is a retired Thai ambassador to Bangladesh, Bhutan, Chile and Ecuador. He currently lives in Bangkok. He wrote an opinion piece for Asia Sentinel. A few important...

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Emirates 2017/2018 results – steadying the ship

Emirates today announced its full year results for the year to 31 March 2018. The annual report is here: 2017/2018 Emirates Annual Report 2016/2017 was terrible. So an improvement...

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Trump just made the world far less safe

After three years denouncing the Iran nuclear deal as “horrible,” “disastrous,” and “insane,” Donald Trump yesterday formally announced that “the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal”...

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