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    Soft power charms, with a Thai ripple

    News, Vitit Muntarbhorn, Published on 04/12/2023

    » The term "soft power" has seeped into international relations and it is now a catchphrase with its own global momentum. Yet it should be recalled that in the 1980s, it was used to describe the nature of a weaker state confronted by the "hard power" embodied by a stronger state.

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    Clutching at straws

    Published on 04/12/2023

    » Re: "Songkran set to 'go global'", (BP, Dec 2).

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    Call centre gangs exploit vulnerable victims

    News, Published on 03/12/2023

    » A 68-year-old housewife lost 1.5 million baht in savings within 30 minutes after she answered a phone call from a gang of scammers. A member tricked her by posing as a bank agent and telling her she was eligible to receive 5,000 baht from a new government financial aid scheme.

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    Thailand's semi-democracy returns

    Oped, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 01/12/2023

    » The appointment of Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha as privy councillor has neatly bookended Thai politics over the past decade. It coincides with the 10-year anniversary of the street demonstrations that were led by the People's Democratic Reform Committee, paving the way for Gen Prayut to stage a military coup in May 2014. While the interim was a period of hard and soft military-authoritarian rule in 2014-19 and 2019-23, the new moving balance in Thai politics is a semi-democracy of sorts under the Pheu Thai Party-led coalition government.

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    CKPower Wins Sustainability Award, Remains Committed to Renewables

    Published on 29/11/2023

    » CK Power Public Company Limited (SET: CKP), known as CKPower, one of the region's largest producers of renewable-based electricity with the lowest carbon footprint, achieved consecutive wins at the SET Awards 2023 in the Sustainability Excellence category for Commended Sustainability Awards. Additionally, the company received a 'AAA' rating in the Stock Exchange of Thailand's SET ESG Ratings for 2023.

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    Asia-Pacific's bread and butter

    Oped, Published on 29/11/2023

    » Here, in the world's most populous region, there is a crisis slowly unfolding that involves the earth beneath our feet. The soil that has been producing the food we eat and supporting the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of farmers and others is under threat.

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    Ministry set to revise commerce laws

    Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 28/11/2023

    » The Commerce Ministry looks set to revise more than 40 commerce-related laws, with the aim of creating greater convenience for the public, farmers and entrepreneurs as well as improving the country's competitiveness.

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    AFCM 2023: Paving the Way for Decarbonizing Cement Industry

    Published on 27/11/2023

    » Climate change is intensifying, leading to global warming and triggering extreme climate events affecting all life on Earth. These events create a chain reaction, resulting in droughts, food insecurity, and public health challenges. Under the Paris Agreement on climate change, concerted efforts are being made to limit the global temperature increase to below 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of this century by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This urgent global agenda requires collaboration and swift action.

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    Govt hesitant to support MFP's amnesty bill push

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 27/11/2023

    » Deputy Prime Minister Phumtham Wechayachai on Sunday poured cold water on the Move Forward Party's (MFP) political amnesty proposal, at least for now, saying the government would rather wait for a decision on the issue first.

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    Huawei Reaffirms its Vision for Sustainable Development at the GCNT Forum 2023 to “Lead Everyone Forward, Leave No One Behind”

    Published on 24/11/2023

    » Bangkok, 23 November 2023 – Huawei today made a resolute announcement at the UN Global Compact Network Thailand Forum (GCNT Forum) 2023: Partnership for Human Capital 5.0 towards Sustainable Intelligence-Based Society, expressing its steadfast commitment in advancing the deployment of technology and innovative solutions to address ongoing challenges in the digital transformation era and to drive sustainable development for Thailand. During the forum, the company revealed its visionary approach to staying abreast of the emerging economic direction in the 5.0 era, propelled by the breakthrough of digital technologies. In addition, Huawei also showcased the integration of Human Capital development into their business strategy to answer the needs of Thai businesses and the country for improved growth towards an inclusive and sustainable digital Thailand. The company emphasizes its commitment to digital inclusion in 4 key directions, which include education, environments, healthcare, and balanced development.

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