Pineapples

Wirat Piyapornpaiboon Shoots the Messenger

Mark Farmaner | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK
Mark Farmaner

Wirat Piyapornpaiboon is making the same mistake as McDonalds, but it isn't too late to change yet. He might find dropping the cases now to be personally embarrassing, but even if he wins the cases in a Thai court, he will lose in the court of public opinion, in the media, and in the business world. Any good businessman knows when the time has come to cut your losses and move on. For Wirat Piyapornpaiboon, that time is now.

Louise Ridley

'I'd Be Dead By Now If I Wasn't British': Activist Gives Chilling Interview From Thai Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

The British activist who is on trial in Thailand after uncovering alleged “modern slavery” in a local pineapple factory says he would have been mu...

Blasphemous Pineapples

Richard Law | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Richard Law

There is, of course, a difference between criticising Islam and persecuting its adherents. Too often discourse on Islam is divided between those who buy into hyperbolic headlines of "Muslim Rage" and those who repeat the insidious neologism "Islamophobia".

The Tropical Trend... For Your Home?

Nikki Wright | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nikki Wright

So far this summer has been far from a tropical heat wave, although the downpouring of rain has something of the tropics about it.