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LIFE

Faces of courage

Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 20/05/2024

» Si Leeya knew he had fallen prey to leprosy at the age of 15. Overwhelmed by fear of social stigma, he decided to run away from home.

OPINION

It's getting too hot to vote in India

News, David Fickling, Published on 24/04/2024

» How do you run a democracy when the mercury rises above 40 degrees Celsius? That's the problem faced by voters in India. A swath of the country's east is sweltering under a heatwave. The city centre of Kolkata has emptied out, schools have cancelled classes, and one TV presenter collapsed on air with heat stroke.

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THAILAND

Digital wallet 'super app' to link with bank apps

Mongkol Bangprapa, Published on 17/04/2024

» The so-called super app earmarked for the 10,000-baht digital wallet scheme will work in sync with existing mobile applications for banks on users' phones, according to Deputy Finance Minister Julapun Amornvivat.

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WORLD

UK debates tough anti-smoking law

Published on 16/04/2024

» LONDON - British lawmakers were preparing to vote on Tuesday on a proposal by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to ban anyone aged 15 and under from ever buying cigarettes.

OPINION

Public health needs more attention

News, Published on 08/04/2024

» April 7 marks the founding anniversary of the World Health Organization. It was on this day, in 1948, that the WHO constitution came into force for the first time.

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OPINION

Politics of religion

Oped, Postbag, Published on 23/03/2024

» Re: "Buddhism is always oddly political", (Opinion, March 16).

OPINION

Give disabled women a chance

Oped, Published on 22/03/2024

» It is well known that women in developing economies have fewer educational and employment opportunities than their male counterparts, leading to higher rates of poverty.

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EASY NEWS

Airline hit by disability row

Gary Boyle, Published on 15/03/2024

» The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities will look into a complaint filed by a wheelchair-bound activist after an airline denied boarding on the grounds that he had no one to escort him on the flight.

GENERAL

China faces 3% GDP loss as heatwaves intensify

South China Morning Post, Published on 14/03/2024

» More frequent and severe global heatwaves will disrupt future supply chains around the world, a new study has found.

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THAILAND

Airline stung by disability row

News, Published on 14/03/2024

» The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities will look into a complaint filed by a wheelchair-bound activist after an airline denied boarding on the grounds that he had no one to escort him on the flight.