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Fear of F-35 stealth jets may be why N.Korea is firing so many missiles, analysts say

  By AFP and published by CNA  Seoul – North Korea has fired more missiles in the last 24 hours than it did during the whole of 2017 – the year of “fire and fury” when leader Kim Jong Un traded barbs with then-US president Donald Trump. What has triggered the record-breaking blitz of weapons

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Analysis: Prayut will survive censure motion, major cabinet reshuffle tipped to follow

  By Out-Crowd PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha will likely survive next month’s censure/no-confidence motion which might probably be followed by a major cabinet reshuffle since the Palang Pracharath-led coalition government’s four-year term is scheduled to end next March. The approaching censure debate and subsequent no-confidence votes against Prayut and 10 other cabinet members will not

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Analysis: Chadchart, Wiroj remain top favourites for Bangkok governor

  By Out-Crowd FORMER TRANSPORT MINISTER Chadchart Sittipunt and former Move Forward MP Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn have so far appeared as top favourites with relatively good chances of grabbing a victory among all candidates vying in Bangkok’s gubernatorial election scheduled for the upcoming Sunday. The other contestants who will merely come out as also-rans will likely

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Analysis: Conspiracy hatched to turn kingmaker into PM 

By Out-Crowd IT REMAINS TO BE SEEN whether a fresh conspiracy to turn Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan into head of government in place of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha following an approaching censure debate/no-confidence vote will ever bear fruit. Prawit who concurrently heads the ruling Palang Pracharath Party is being openly pitted by some coalition

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Analysis: Many more Palang Pracharath MPs bound to leave disintegrated party

  By Out-crowd MANY PALANG PRACHARATH MPs are quietly looking to desert for other parties following last month’s surprise exodus of MP Thammanat Prompow and 20 fellow lawmakers. Those politicians would undoubtedly cringe at the probability of being defeated in the next general election if they continued to stay with the disintegrated party and were

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Analysis: Southern by-election spiced up with Move Forward underdogs

  By Out-Crowd THOUGH MOVE FORWARD PARTY’S men running for the first time for MP in Sunday’s by-election in Chumphorn and Songkhla are virtually viewed by southern constituents as underdog contenders with very slim chances of winning, they have been considerably spicing up the mini-races to parliament. The opposition party’s rank and file undoubtedly anticipate

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Analysis: 2 opposition candidates bound to steal each other’s votes in Bangkok’s by-election

  By Out-Crowd CANDIDATES OF THREE MAJOR parties are vying in a by-election for MP in Laksi/Chatuchak constituency of Bangkok which might probably lead to sweeping victories in many other constituencies for a certain party in the next general election. Though Palang Pracharath Party appears as yet undecided as to whether Saranrat Techajirasin, the spouse

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Pheu Thai Party’s strategy of ‘trying to beat ’em and looking to bow to ’em’ just won’t work 

By Out-Crowd GIVEN THEIR REPEATED STRATEGY OF ”trying to beat ’em and looking to bow to ’em”, Pheu Thai Party will likely lose many MP seats to Move Forward Party though the former might probably win more MP seats than Palang Pracharath Party in the next election nationwide. As long as Pheu Thai Party, with

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Analysis: Palang Pracharath Party’s new secretary general coming in from outside

By Out-Crowd THE POST OF SECRETARY GENERAL of the Palang Pracharath Party, the largest coalition partner supposedly bound to continually lend solid support for Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, might probably be occupied by the likes of an outsider named Chatchai Promlert only if the current one, namely Thammanat Prompow, happened to quit or be deposed

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From land of promise to pariah state: Myanmar coup rattles foreign firms

By John Geddie & Joe Brock, Reuters, published by Nasdaq.com Singapore – Shortly after the military seized power, 55 foreign investors in Myanmar from Coca Cola to Facebook signed a statement committing to the country and employees there during developments of “deep concern”. A month on, those pledges are being sorely tested with Myanmar’s economy

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Analysis World news

The world’s bad guys are winning. Is anyone going to stand up to them?

  Blame Joe Biden for not stepping in more quickly, or Donald Trump for encouraging authoritarian rulers. Blame Barack Obama for lifting sanctions. Easier still, blame China for propping up a military junta and putting profit before people. The International Court of Justice warned of ongoing genocide, but nobody was saved. UN security council members

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Analysis Health

WHO: Global pandemic ‘will not end’ if vaccine nationalism takes hold

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the pandemic may not end if countries engage in a growing trend of vaccine nationalism. One year since the WHO declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said “we will not end the pandemic anywhere until we end it everywhere”. Dr Tedros’

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Analysis Business

The Best Times to Post Your Social Media Updates in 2021

When should you be scheduling your social posts to maximize engagement and response? While individual results will vary, the team at Blog2Social recently evaluated the average best times for posting, based on social updates from more than 60,000 businesses and bloggers worldwide. The insights, which are listed in the below infographic, can be used as a basic guideline

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