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THAILAND

PAT Celebrates 73rd Anniversary, Announces Growth

Published on 17/05/2024

» The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) held a ceremony on the 73rd anniversary of its founding, donating 36 million baht to the Chaloem Phrakiat project and announcing an operational profit net worth increase of 25.34 percent. PAT is motivated to advance potential initiatives that will propel the national economy forward and is committed to continuing its green port policy for sustainability, establishing goals to manage areas for the benefit of all sectors.

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WORLD

At least 14 killed after billboard collapses in India

Reuters, Published on 14/05/2024

» MUMBAI - At least 14 people have died and dozens were injured after a huge billboard fell on them during a thunderstorm in India's financial capital Mumbai, according to local authorities.

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THAILAND

Traceability Tech Helps Combat Dust Pollution

Published on 13/05/2024

» Bangkok Produce Merchandising Public Company Limited, a sustainable supplier of feed corn to Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods), operates a Traceability Operations Room equipped with real-time satellite imagery data to identify and monitor hotspots in corn plantation plots daily. The aim is to eliminate crop burning within its corn supply chain, ensuring that the company sources feed raw material from areas committed to zero-burn practices. This endeavour aligns with the government's efforts to combat PM 2.5 pollution.

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THAILAND

Blueair Launches Advanced Air Purifiers in Thailand

Published on 08/05/2024

» Aside from the record-breaking heat, another concerning issue in Thailand is the PM2.5 dust, especially in major cities where it worsens every year. PM2.5 dust is considered harmful to human health, as emphasized by the World Health Organization, because it is very small and can easily pass through nasal hairs into the lungs and bloodstream, causing long-term damage to the body.

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THAILAND

Eating old rice not stunt to get Yingluck retrial, says minister

Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 07/05/2024

» Commerce Minister Phumtham Wechayachai said on Tuesday his move to sell decade-old rice pledged and warehoused during convicted former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's administration, and making a show of eating it, was not aimed at getting her a retrial.

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THAILAND

MRTA trials free ‘smart parking system’

Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 02/05/2024

» Motorists are invited to try the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand's (MRTA) smart parking system free of charge during its trial run at the Orange Line’s 10-storey Park'n'Ride building at Khlong Ban Ma station on Ramkhamhaeng Road and a parking ground at MRTA station on Rama IX Road, starting on Wednesday.

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OPINION

Cabinet conundrum

Oped, Editorial, Published on 02/05/2024

» Less than eight months into office and Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has decided to reshuffle his cabinet to, in his own words, "put the right man in the right job".

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THAILAND

Air quality in Chiang Mai continues to deteriorate

News, Panumate Tanraksa, Published on 30/04/2024

» The air quality in Chiang Mai has continued to deteriorate over the past several days due to wildfires spreading in the province, according to local authorities.

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OPINION

Spending plans?

Oped, Postbag, Published on 27/04/2024

» Re: "Prawit declares B87m in assets", (BP, April 25).

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GENERAL

GH Bank preps low-interest loans for greener homes

Business, Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 23/04/2024

» Government Housing Bank (GH Bank) is offering low-interest loans totalling 10 billion baht to purchase or renovate homes so that they become more environmentally friendly and reduce pollution for residents.