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OPINION

Hemp's potential goes up in smoke

Editorial, Published on 23/06/2024

» Since the legalisation of marijuana, or ganja, in 2022, the total lack of regulatory control has sparked a public outcry, prompting the Srettha administration to criminalise ganja again. The move to make hemp illegal, too, is a major mistake.

OPINION

The art of rolling out the red carpet

Roger Crutchley, Published on 23/06/2024

» Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to enjoy the red carpet treatment he received in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang this week. Over the years the Russian leader will have become quite familiar with walking on such plush carpets, but one wonders if he knows why they are red.

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GENERAL

PM vows to get ‘Ferrari’ economy humming

Mongkol Bangprapa, Published on 22/06/2024

» Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has likened Thailand’s economy to a 12-cylinder Ferrari with only six or seven cylinders working. But the government is firing on all cylinders to get the engine running at full throttle, he says.

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THAILAND

PM Srettha touts plans for casinos, nuclear power

Bloomberg News, Published on 22/06/2024

» Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin on Saturday used his first monthly television address as the country's leader to promote plans for legalising casinos to curb illegal gambling and building a nuclear power plant to reduce electricity costs.

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GENERAL

Power generation investment to reach B1tn within 6 years

Business, Yuthana Praiwan, Published on 22/06/2024

» Investment in the development of new electricity generation facilities, aimed at promoting renewable energy, is expected to reach 1 trillion baht over the next six years under the novel power development plan (PDP), says energy permanent secretary Prasert Sinsukprasert.

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OPINION

Missed energy transition opportunity

Oped, Rapeepat Ingkasit, Published on 22/06/2024

» I recently reviewed the draft Power Development Plan (PDP2024), outlining Thailand's power development roadmap from 2024 to 2037. This draft, which was put for a public hearing process during June 12–19, left me disappointed. The lower-than-expected economic growth, high energy surplus, fluctuating electricity costs due to gas price volatility and a more ambitious net-zero target all signal a need to recalibrate our plans towards low carbon emissions.

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TRAVEL

A biodiverse treasure

Life, Pattarawadee Saengmanee, Published on 20/06/2024

» It was starting to drizzle and the mountain was shrouded in a sea of mist, making it difficult to see the winding roads leading to Ang Ka Nature Trail nestled in Chiang Mai's Doi Inthanon National Park. There's something alluring about travelling in the rainy season, when the forest becomes green and provides a sanctuary from the heat.

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OPINION

The economic benefits of cannabis

Oped, Published on 19/06/2024

» Thailand is at a crossroads between accepting cannabis as a new kind of product or restricting its usage only to medical needs. Social views are divided: one side focuses on the negative effects on society, such as negative impacts on family and community relationships, while the other side stresses the positive effects, including easier and cheaper access for medical uses and contributions to the economy in terms of production, employment, and tourism-related activities.

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GENERAL

PTTGC to turn Thailand into petrochemicals hub

Business, Yuthana Praiwan, Published on 19/06/2024

» PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC), the largest petrochemical producer in Thailand by capacity, aims to jump-start a downbeat industry by transforming the country into a high-value speciality petrochemical production hub in Southeast Asia.

THAILAND

Raid on waste plant finds barrels stored illegally

News, Published on 19/06/2024

» Phetchabun: Authorities raided an industrial waste treatment plant in Sri Thep district and found several barrels containing chemicals buried underground without proper treatment, which may explain why residents have reported a strong chemical odour recently.