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WORLD

Thousands of Rohingya feared trapped in fighting in western Myanmar

Published on 17/06/2024

» Tens of thousands of Muslim minority Rohingya are feared to be caught in fighting in western Myanmar, as a powerful armed ethnic group bears down on junta positions in a coastal town on the border with Bangladesh, which is reluctant to accept them.

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WORLD

Nobel laureate Yunus indicted for embezzlement

Published on 12/06/2024

» DHAKA - Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus and 13 others were indicted by a court in Bangladesh court on Wednesday on charges of embezzlement of 252 million taka ($2 million) from the workers’ welfare fund of his telecoms company.

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THAILAND

One in ten kids face food poverty: UN

News, Post Reporters, Published on 08/06/2024

» One in ten Thai children under five years old experience severe food poverty, while globally, one in four kids face similar struggles, according to a new report from the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef).

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LIFE

Soft power struggles

Life, Apinan Poshyananda, Published on 05/06/2024

» Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin's 10 months in office have proven to be full of optimism, entertainment and drama. His non-stop whirlwind trips to lure investors including Microsoft, Tesla, Formula One, Tomorrowland and Art Basel to Thailand earned him the image of the salesman on a Time magazine cover. With the government's 10-month report card out and future plans in discussion, there has been both applause and confusion.

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Push to promote SME, community products abroad

Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 30/05/2024

» Commerce Minister Phumtham Wechayachai provided a policy briefing this week for overseas commercial counsellors to work with provincial commerce officers to promote Thai SMEs' (small and medium-sized enterprises) products and soft power -- including the food and content industries -- amid geopolitical tensions and changing consumer behaviour.

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THAILAND

Bangkok Business Challenge 2024: Growing Impactful Ventures

Published on 29/05/2024

» The Bangkok Business Challenge, the longest-running startup competition for aspiring future entrepreneurs, is gearing up for another year, with Sasin School of Management hosting the event and SCG Chemicals (SCGC), a leading innovator in chemical solutions, as its titled sponsor. This year's concept is "Growing Impactful Ventures," aiming to drive businesses forward sustainably. The competition is open to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students from all disciplines and universities, nationally and globally, who possess the entrepreneurial skills, creativity, and innovative thinking to scale their ventures from inception to practical business implementation. The event will take place from June 20-22, 2024, at Sasin School of Management, as part of the Sasin Impact Entrepreneurship Week 2024 (SasinIEW).

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WORLD

Myanmar's Rohingya in crosshairs as fighting escalates in Rakhine

Published on 27/05/2024

» Myanmar's Muslim-minority Rohingya community is once again under threat of attacks and displacement as fighting between a powerful ethnic army and the country's ruling junta escalates in the western state of Rakhine, according to UN and aid agencies.

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WORLD

Myanmar rebel group claims control of town, denies targeting Rohingya

Published on 19/05/2024

» A powerful armed ethnic group in Myanmar said on Sunday it had won control over a town in the western state of Rakhine after weeks of fighting, denying accusations it had targeted members of the Muslim-minority Rohingya during the offensive.

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THAILAND

Altitude, Creed, and Scientex Launch Premium Townhomes

Published on 17/05/2024

» Altitude Development Company Limited, a leading real estate developer in Thailand operating under the “ALTITUDE” brand, has forged strategic alliances to expand its business footprint by collaborating with renowned real estate investment partners from Japan and Malaysia, Creed Group and Scientex. Together, they have initiated the development of the ALTITUDE Kraf Vibe Bangna project. Positioned as a premium townhome-style venture boasting a minimalist design, the project strategically occupies a promising location in Bangna. Geared towards meeting the preferences of the new-generation workforce, the project offers units starting at THB 2.99 million.

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THAILAND

Dry betel nut traders face new barriers

News, Assawin Pakkawan, Published on 17/05/2024

» Thai betel nut exporters are struggling with tariff barriers from India as well as the impact of the armed conflict between the Myanmar military and rebel forces.