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WORLD

Vietnam’s presidential nominee is anti-graft crusader

Published on 19/05/2024

» Vietnam nominated the enforcer of Communist Party’s anti-corruption drive as the next president and proposed a new head of parliament, in appointments that could ease months of political turmoil and allow policymakers to refocus on a struggling economy.

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THAILAND

Rights group decries ‘swap mart’ for dissidents

Published on 18/05/2024

» Thai authorities are assisting neighbouring governments to take unlawful actions against refugees and dissidents from abroad, making the country increasingly unsafe for those fleeing persecution, Human Rights Watch says in a report released this week.

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OPINION

Clean air comes before animal feed

Published on 12/05/2024

» As toxic smog chokes the country without signs of clearing, the government aims to become the world’s top exporter of animal feed. This is a slap in the face of the populace because they have been suffering from the industry’s harmful effects on health and the environment for over two decades.

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THAILAND

100kg of drugs seized after chase in Chaiyaphum

Online Reporters, Published on 11/05/2024

» Four drug couriers have been arrested with 100 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine and ketamine seized after one of their vehicles overturned in Chaiyaphum following a car chase.

OPINION

Cambodian canal tests Mekong unity

Oped, Published on 10/05/2024

» Cambodia has every right to develop infrastructure to promote economic development in its part of the Mekong Basin, but the way Cambodia's government is conducting diplomacy around the 180-km Funan Techo Canal threatens to undo three decades of Mekong collaboration.

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THAILAND

1.4 tonnes of heroin seized in Nong Khai

Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 09/05/2024

» Four drug smugglers have been arrested and 1.4 tonnes of heroin smuggled across the Mekong River seized from a house and a rubber plantation in Sangkhom district of Nong Khai province.

OPINION

Asean centrality in a changing world

Oped, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 30/04/2024

» What is Asean centrality? It can mean different things to different people, but broadly, it can be seen as a regional framework that supports Asean's role as the dominant regional platform to overcome common challenges and engage with external powers.

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THAILAND

Fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge to 'open in November'

News, Onnucha Hutasingh, Published on 27/04/2024

» The fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, which links Bueng Kan province of Thailand and Pakxan town in Laos, will open for public use this November, Deputy Transport Minister Manaporn Charoensri said on Friday.

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GENERAL

Centara launches new Vientiane hotel

Business, Published on 23/04/2024

» Thailand's leading hotel operator Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Cosi Vientiane Nam Phu.

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OPINION

Good and bad

Published on 22/04/2024

» Re: "Host family plan for elderly care", & "Anti-coup safeguard may become law", (BP, April 21).