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    Building a company that lasts

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 22/02/2018

    » The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are not merely a global agenda or war cry for sustainable development that is being taken up by governments around the world. To move forward towards global prosperity, there has to be a balance and interaction between economic and social health. As such, business corporations have an equal responsibility and, increasingly, a need, to incorporate sustainable practices into their operations and management systems. It is not just a public-relations exercise, but a factor that will give them an edge, and also provide for long-term growth in a world where business no longer caters simply to a small circle of "customers" or "shareholders", but the wider target of "stakeholders".

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    Princess takes part in rehearsal

    News, Om Jotikasthira, Published on 16/10/2017

    » Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday took part in the second rehearsal for the processions of the late King's royal funeral ceremonies at Sanam Luang, which drew a large crowd of people who braved an overnight wait to observe the day-long event.

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    The politics of trans acting

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 30/04/2018

    » Kudos and controversy in film, and other happenings in this month's round-up of LGBT news

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    The ancient art of tree dwarfing

    News, Published on 29/07/2017

    » Since ancient times traditional dwarf trees have adorned many Thai homes. Mentioned in age-old Thai literature, the beautiful and unique characteristics of local dwarf plants were narrated by poets from bygone eras.

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    A real-life fairy tale

    Life, Published on 27/03/2018

    » It all began in 1871 when 17-year-old member of Austria's aristocracy Erwin Mueller decided to take up a job as a store clerk in Hamburg, Germany, instead of fulfilling his father's dream of walking an academic path and serving the country. There he met German pharmacy student Bernhard Grimm who interned at the shop's chemical section.

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    Gearing up for tourists

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 08/03/2018

    » After harvesting season, rice farmers in the Northeast hold an annual merit-making ceremony to express gratitude to Mae Phosop (the Goddess of Rice). The farmers bring a portion of their newly harvested rice and pile it up on a temple ground for monks to bless.

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    Surat Thani mulls flood cure

    News, Supapong Chaolan, Published on 25/01/2017

    » A Surat Thani governor will propose a project to build water retention areas in the province as a long-term measure against flooding.

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    Volunteers show spirit, lend a hand

    News, Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Published on 17/10/2016

    » Volunteers from all walks of life flocked to Sanam Luang to serve food items and other necessities to the growing number of mourners who were standing in long queues to say farewell to their beloved His Majesty the King.

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    Rama connection

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 09/01/2017

    » The Ramayana and Ramakien have long served as reminders of the deep cultural bonds between India and Thailand. Now scholars and other experts on the two epics are looking at ways to use them in the context of cultural and historical, tourism and economic connections between the two countries.

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    Bangkok by the sea

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 08/02/2018

    » If tourists have only a day to spend in the Thai capital and want to relax by the sea, Bang Khun Thian is a nice choice. Bang Khun Thian is a Bangkok district of which a certain part of its shoreline forms part of the Gulf of Thailand. You can enjoy a boat ride, see a mangrove forest along Phitthayalongkorn Canal, visit shrimp and blood cockle farms, and savour tasty yet cheap seafood at a homestay.

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