The Bangkok Post yesterday had an article entitled “Post retracts Anand front-page article: Yesterday’s edition of the Bangkok Post carried a front-page article with the headline “Anand spurns advisory council”. The Bangkok Post would like to clarify that both the headline and statements attributed to former prime minister Anand Panyarachun in the article are erroneous...
By Kaewmala That’s what Durex, the world’s No. 1 condom maker, would have you believe. True or not, statistics has been thrown at the media like a juicy piece of bone. As if on cue the media jumped with all four, grabbed it midair and ran with it. Here’s that piece of bone. The Bangkok...
Fellow bloggers Andrew and Kaewmala (long detailed and well-researched post that covers a few different other issues which are worth reading) already have posted on the porn-in-parliament fuss yesterday. There are two incidents. First, porn appeared on a parliamentary monitor. Second, an MP was caught looking at an erotic image (upon a closer inspection don’t think...
BP has been busy recently and don’t have time to fact-check all media stories, but in only a few sentences in one article today in The Nation makes three glaring mistakes that BP couldn’t let slide. The relevant excerpt are below: Two major populism policies are now causing headaches for Yingluck because they are backfiring...
Between February 11-13, the E-Saan Center for Business and Economic Research (ECBER) surveyed 1,093 people in all 20 provinces of the Northeast (Amnat Charoen, Bueng Kan, Buriram, Chaiyaphum, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Loei, Maha Sarakham, Mukdahan, Nakhon Phanom, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nongbua Lamphu, Nong Khai, Roi Et, Sakon Nakhon, Sisaket, Surin, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Yasothon). You can...
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