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    Jakarta's language rule a step backward

    Asia focus, Umesh Pandey, Published on 06/04/2015

    » Just when I thought my country was becoming a basket case when it comes to caring for foreign investors, one of our Asean brothers just made Thailand look at little better by proposing a rule unmatched for sheer stupidity.

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    Japan female mayor battles men-only sumo rule

    AFP, Published on 19/04/2018

    » TOKYO: A female mayor at the centre of a fierce debate over allowing women into the sumo ring vowed Thursday never to back down as she prepared to lodge a formal protest.


    'Bad Genius' exception to Thai film rule

    News, Kong Rithdee, Published on 21/10/2017

    » She cheats because she wants money, and because she believes the system has cheated her first. No politics please! The exciting Thai pop-culture news of the week was the box-office triumph of the Thai film Chalard Games Goeng (Bad Genius in English), an exam-cheating thriller packed with heart-racing set pieces in which bright students orchestrate an elaborate international cheating ring, outsmarting the system on the expense of their moral equanimity. When you're 17, perhaps that's a small price to pay.


    A reprieve, so they can continue to plunder?

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 03/07/2015

    » Chambers of commerce in some coastal provinces have asked the government for a two-month reprieve for the owners of thousands of illegal fishing boats now moored at ports and jetties unable to meet the IUU fishing rule.

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    'I would die for this country': Prayut

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 23/03/2019

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha stole the show on Friday on the last day of election campaign rallies when he appeared on the Palang Pracharath Party's (PPRP) rally stage to the surprise of cheering crowds at Thephasdin Stadium near the National Stadium in Bangkok.


    Five commonly misunderstood market concepts, explained

    Business, Published on 23/03/2019

    » I am no political guru and am making no predictions about tomorrow's election outcome, so writing an article based on election results would be like gambling. Therefore, I have decided to try something that has a longer shelf life. It is based on my experience from various investment seminars over the past couple of years, which has shown me that there are at least five concepts about the market that are commonly misunderstood.

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    Minding the measles

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 19/03/2019

    » Measles is now a serious epidemic. Rubeola, the virus responsible for measles, can sicken nine in 10 people who breathe the air that surrounds an infected person for two hours after one coughs. Despite the availability of the measles vaccine, the disease killed around 136,000 people last year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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    Thailand's complainer-in-chief

    News, King-oua Laohong, Published on 18/03/2019

    » Srisuwan Janya is not exaggerating when he claims he might hold the champion title of the country's biggest complaints-maker.


    What's in a name?

    Asia focus, Published on 25/02/2019

    » Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has never hidden his nostalgia for the iron-fisted rule of Ferdinand Marcos, and now he has revived one of the late dictator's favourite crusades.



    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 08/03/2019

    » Mother has officially landed.

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