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    From salt to solar

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 14/09/2016

    » If this year's severe drought returns next dry season, Uncle Wai Rodtayoy and other salt farmers in tambon Koek Kharm of Samut Sakhon, known as the country's largest sea-salt-farming area, will see mounting debts.

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    Banana split

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 17/08/2016

    » High on the list of fruits Thais cannot live without is kluai namwa, or cultivated banana, a tropical strand only grown in South and Southeast Asia. The cultivated banana has long been an affordable, ubiquitous food staple for Thais, the same way apples are for Westerners.

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    Into the forest

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 07/10/2015

    » It is hard to believe Sahwing Indharangsri when he says his village and the forest around it was once inhabited by wild animals.

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    Going Dutch can transform water to gold

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 19/10/2018

    » The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) finally passed the long-awaited water resource bill early this month, with 191 votes in favour, two votes against and six abstentions.

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    River diversion raises concern

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 26/02/2018

    » Conservationists have raised concern that the state's 40 billion plan to divert water from the Salween River's tributaries into the Chao Phraya River is not economically viable and will be detrimental to the environment.

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    Typhoon and cyclone risk on the rise

    Asia focus, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 21/08/2017

    » Asia and the Pacific will face more intense typhoons and tropical cyclones, with rising global mean temperatures as climate change impacts become more pronounced, a recent report warns.

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    Sweet success

    Asia focus, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 27/03/2017

    » Does life really resemble a box of chocolates, as Forrest Gump observed, in which you never know what you're going to get? In terms of surprise and unpredictability, life could be more like the chocolate industry.

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    The Mekong deserves better

    Asia focus, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 27/02/2017

    » Last week, a regional forum was held in Luang Prabang for countries in the Mekong River Basin to discuss the Pak Beng hydroelectric dam planned by Laos. It was organised by the Mekong River Commission (MRC), the only organisation that works directly with the governments of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam to jointly manage the shared resources and sustainable development of the river.

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    The man, his maps, and his people

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 17/10/2016

    » The King rarely smiled -- that was the broad perception of many people about the late monarch, presumably gained from his appearance in news photos or video footage. "The King never smiles" is the perception of a Western writer who scripted a controversial book about him. But for millions of Thais, his solemn face did not matter. The presence of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, or even a thought about of him, brought smiles to their own faces.

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    Seizing energy

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 29/06/2016

    » 'What if we can capture the sun and put it in a box?" Park Jaeyoung, an astrophysicist who once worked at the nuclear research centre Los Alamos National Laboratory in the US, told students and guests at Khon Kaen University, his eyes reflecting his enthusiasm as passion lit up the room.

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