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LIFE

Your horoscope for June 28 - July 4

Guru, Chaiyospol Hemwijit, Published on 28/06/2024

» Your spot-on horoscope for work, money and relationship from Guru by the Bangkok Post's famously accurate fortune teller. Let's see how you will fare this week and beyond.

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WORLD

Heiress to let 50 strangers decide fate of her fortune

Published on 15/03/2024

» Marlene Engelhorn hadn’t given much thought to the wealth that surrounded her as she grew up. She always considered the fortune, inherited from Friedrich Engelhorn, the 19th-century founder of the German chemical giant BASF, to be her family’s money rather than hers.

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LIFE

The ultimate product placement: Thailand on ‘The White Lotus’

Published on 27/02/2024

» “Unforgettable experiences are in the making,” teases an Instagram post from Feb 13 liked by more than 80,000 people. The photo offers a glimpse of an empty white-sand beach, azure waters, and the barely visible roofs of buildings immersed in a lush landscape of trees. “We are eager to welcome new guests to our resort in Thailand.”

GENERAL

The lowdown on the 1997 financial crisis

Business, Published on 12/02/2024

» The 1997 Tom Yam Kung crisis was triggered by excessive loan extension by financial institutions and the liberalisation of the country's financial market, allowing Thai commercial banks to borrow money from foreign financial institutions to provide loans to businesses, says Sanan Angubolkul, chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.

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OPINION

Here's how to salvage COP28

News, Published on 30/11/2023

» The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai starts on Thursday. It has become increasingly clear that only a bold financing initiative spearheaded by the United Arab Emirates could provide essential funding and support to the Global South.

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WORLD

UN: Climate funding decline shows action ‘stalling’

AFP, Published on 02/11/2023

» PARIS - International funding for climate resilience in developing countries slumped in 2021 despite increasingly ferocious impacts, the United Nations said Thursday, as Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned action was "stalling" even as the need to protect people increases.

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OPINION

If there is no water, let them drink oil!

Oped, Published on 19/10/2023

» As a long-time advocate for human and environmental rights, I am terrified by the unprecedented frequency of extreme weather events. With each passing day, it becomes increasingly evident that we are in the midst of an escalating climate emergency. Disasters that past generations would have viewed as biblical or apocalyptic have become our new normal.

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OPINION

Santa Srettha faces test

Oped, Editorial, Published on 11/10/2023

» The government's 10,000-baht digital wallet scheme has drawn question marks after more than 100 of the country's noted economists signed a petition urging the government to revise the scheme.

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OPINION

Taxing possibility

Published on 09/10/2023

» Re: "New tax rules need clarification," (Editorial, Oct 8).

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OPINION

Bring hunger profiteers to heel

Oped, Published on 17/08/2023

» The Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine have caused commodity prices to soar in recent years, severely undermining global food security. Now, global food prices are down from the peaks of a year ago, but no one should be complacent: the world's food woes are far from over. The risk of additional price volatility remains high.