3 Ways to Solve Bangkok’s Traffic Problem

Today Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, in his bid to connect to ordinary people and showcase his pragmatic thinking, hopped on the skytrain for an “inspection trip”. Lamenting the state of traffic in Bangkok, he ordered officials to alleviate congestion in the city within three months. His intention is admirable. After all, the capital’s traffic is […]

9 Things We Learned From the Thai Cave Operation

The biggest news story in Thailand for the past week has undoubtedly been the story of the Tham Luang cave operation to rescue the 12 Thai youth soccer players and their coach. This operation, to put it mildly, has no precedent in Thailand; millions of Thais have remained glued to television or Twitter (or another […]

Into the Era of Multipolarity: The Resurgence of Russia

This is the second post in a multipart series analysing how the world is moving towards a multipolar era. Last time, the rise of China was discussed , and so in this post we will look at the resurgence of another former world power that is currently pushing back against worldwide Western influence: Russia. Memories of […]

Into the Era of Multipolarity: The Rise of China

It has been a long time since the world has seen any nation other than the United States hold a true ‘world power’ status. No country has been able to challenge it, and especially since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, the world has grown accustomed to an age of unipolarity, with […]

Short Story: Descending Higher

This short story was originally posted on the site Publish Your Mind. Unfortunately, as PYM has since been closed down, I have decided to repost this short story on here. The story’s original publishing date, June 28th 2014, was the centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which would trigger what was back then the […]