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WORLD

Fight against Aids ‘needs more resources’

Anucha Charoenpo, Published on 23/07/2024

» MUNICH - World leaders have pledged to help end the Aids pandemic as a public health threat by 2030, but doing so will require more resources and better protection of human rights, says Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of UNAIDS.

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WORLD

Myanmar to send senior official to Asean meeting in Laos

Published on 23/07/2024

» VIENTIANE: Myanmar's military government will dispatch a senior official to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations foreign ministers meeting in Laos later this week, diplomatic sources told Kyodo News on Tuesday.

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LIFE

Have your mooncake and eat it, too!

Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 23/07/2024

» It’s that time of the year when the moon is at its fullest and brightest, according to ancient Chinese belief. The Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar aka Sept 17. 

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THAILAND

Ambassador and TGO Chairman Praise Carbon Neutral Forum

Published on 23/07/2024

» Industry leaders, legal experts, and investors gathered at the Thai-China Chamber of Commerce today for the ASIA Carbon Neutral Investment Forum, an event that also marked the grand opening of the Weiheng Legal and Accounting Firm Thailand. The forum, organised by Weiheng Legal and Accounting Firm Thailand, Carbon Registry Thailand (CRT), and ESG Planet Thailand, in collaboration with the Singapore BAIAC and Thai-China Chamber of Commerce, spotlighted Southeast Asia's burgeoning status as a hub for sustainable investment.

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THAILAND

Sharp Innovates for evolving asean households and businesses

Published on 23/07/2024

» The ASEAN region and its population of 671.7 million people, has been earmarked as a growth market by SHARP Corporation (Sharp), a global consumer technology and business solutions innovator. Informed by the region’s evolving household trend, the brand recently previewed its new range of home appliances, TVs and Cocoro Home AIoT Home solutions at the SHARP SYNC UP 2024 regional showcase in Thailand. 

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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SPORTS

Thais rout Brunei, expect tough battle with Malaysia

Sports, Tor Chittinand, Published on 23/07/2024

» Thailand showed Brunei no mercy as they trounced the regional minnows 6-0 in the Asean Boys’ U19 Championship at Gelora 10 November Stadium in Surabaya, Indonesia.

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INVESTMENT

Seeking new engines of growth

Wichit Chantanusornsiri, Published on 22/07/2024

» About 40 years ago, natural gas was discovered in the Gulf of Thailand, creating excitement across the country. This period marked the dawn of Thailand's golden era. Following this discovery, the Eastern Seaboard Development Project was initiated to develop the eastern coastal region. Foreign investment poured in, enabling the economy to expand at a double-digit rate while raising hopes that Thailand would become Asia's fifth tiger.

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OPINION

Child refugees finally get aid

Editorial, Published on 21/07/2024

» For the past three decades, Thailand's international standing on child rights protection has been marred by its refusal to recognise the need to assist refugee children. No longer.

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THAILAND

Pa La-U waterfall in Hua Hin closed due to runoff

Chaiwat Satyaem, Published on 20/07/2024

» PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN - Pa La-U waterfall in Hua Hin has been closed to tourists after runoff, triggered by days of heavy rain, made the approach to the popular tourist site in Kaeng Krachan National Park dangerous.