Monthly Archives: March 2014

Taiwan vs. Thailand: Same, Same but Different

Walking in the crowd during the rush time between classes, I was stopped by clamorous voice from a group of students standing in front of the HUB. The only but very catchy word I heard is “revolution”. I felt my … Continue reading

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World In Conversation: The Discussion that Open Your World

“World In Conversation” is a forum for the discussions around sensitive social issues which students do not typically talk about in daily life, such as US race relation and gender. The conversation I attended was in Pond Lab under the topic of … Continue reading

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King Bhumibol Adulyadej: The People’s King

                Over the last several posts, I addressed many disruptions that paralyze the development of Thai society. Political conflicts and government incompetence has disordered every aspect of people’s lives and upraises chaos everywhere. Among the darkness of people’s anger and … Continue reading

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Malaysia 370, Day 10: One Fanciful Hypothesis, and Another That Begins to Make Sense

            The Atlantic’s James Fallows shed light on the most current and controversial issue of the missing Malaysia 370 flight by debunking one hypothesis and supporting another. The article entitled “Malaysia 370, Day 10: One … Continue reading

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Flood: Failure of the government?

Despite my recent post that compares Thailand to the “heaven on Earth”, I can’t help returning to criticize Thai politics again. After watching the documentary film Trouble the Water which is based on Hurricane Katrina, one of the five deadliest … Continue reading

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Does the world need nuclear energy?

The debate over the topic “Does the world need nuclear energy?” was the first deliberation ever held on TED. Stewart Brand, a well-known environmentalist, came with a support of the “clean and safe” nuclear energy, while Mark Z. Jacobson, a … Continue reading

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