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THAILAND

Thailand earns praise for HIV action

News, Published on 24/07/2024

» UNAIDS Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Winnie Byanyima has praised Thailand's success in promoting community sustainability in its Aids response, encouraging other countries to learn this model from Thailand.

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Power bills capped for the rest of the year

Business, Published on 24/07/2024

» The cabinet has approved the capping of power bills at 4.18 baht per unit until the end of the year and set the diesel price ceiling at 33 baht per litre until Oct 31.

GENERAL

Agencies urged to aid small businesses

Business, Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 24/07/2024

» The Commerce Ministry has ordered commercial agencies under its supervision to come up with measures to help small businesses sell their products to stimulate the grassroots economy amid a stagnant economy.

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THAILAND

ThaiOil Joins FTSE4Good Global Sustainability Index

Published on 23/07/2024

» Recently, Thai Oil Public Company Limited was selected as a member of the global sustainability index “FTSE4Good Index Series.” The company is a member of both the “FTSE4Good Emerging Index” and the “FTSE4Good ASEAN 5 Index.” 

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THAILAND

Halting tilapia invasion 'a priority'

Chairith Yonpiam, Published on 23/07/2024

» Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has instructed the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry to ramp up its efforts to stop the spread of blackchin tilapia in the country.

OPINION

Rebooting the Asean Regional Forum

Oped, Kavi Chongkittavorn, Published on 23/07/2024

» When Asean foreign ministers met in Singapore in 1994, they all concurred that dialogue and consultations on political and security issues among major powers and Asean members would be essential in preserving peace and stability in the Asean region. A year later, the Asean Regional Forum (ARF) held its inaugural meeting, which took place in Bangkok and had 18 members, including the Asean 10.

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OPINION

Fishy solutions

Oped, Postbag, Published on 23/07/2024

» Re: “Govt seeks source of alien fish influx”, (BP, July 21). It was with incredulity that I read, “Govt seeks source of alien fish influx”. The source will never be found of course, since a predatory bird could have dropped a pregnant tilapia from high in the air — any newly formed body of freshwater in Thailand will soon be populated with fish in just this manner.

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OPINION

Prepare for a future of heat waves

Oped, Published on 23/07/2024

» People across Asia have eagerly awaited the end of heat-wave season, which now appears to be drawing to a close. In my home country, the Philippines, the first typhoon of the year arrived in late May, lowering temperatures that had climbed to nearly 50° Celsius (122° Fahrenheit). Over the previous few months, the record-breaking heat led to school closures, a spike in emergency room visits, reduced productivity, and a return to remote work.

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THAILAND

Wooden bulletproof vest claims refuted

Published on 23/07/2024

» The Royal Thai Police’s (RTP) Ordnance Division has denied it has distributed substandard bulletproof vests after a picture of body armour layered with plywood surfaced online.

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Call for firms to support Thai farmers

Phusadee Arunmas, Published on 23/07/2024

» The Commerce Ministry has called for collaboration among Thai conglomerates to help purchase agricultural products to support farmers, so that they can have a more stable income.