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    Marijuana body touts legalisation dividends

    Business, Tharittawat Samejaidee, Published on 16/08/2019

    » A legal cannabis industry would usher in several economic benefits, including job creation, a tax boost, investment and R&D in medicines and sciences, according to Colorado-based Marijuana Industry Group (MIG).

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    Playing it cool

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/09/2019

    » When it comes to sports, skiing and skating are the last activities anyone associates with Southeast Asia. Outside of a few indoor skating rinks in big cities, the only ice you'll find is in drinks. And as for snow, it's non-existent except at the highest reaches of remote and forbidding Hkakabo Razi in northern Myanmar.

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    Cancer in the Thailand workplace

    Published on 22/10/2019

    » Cancer strikes anxiety and fear in the minds of many. This is especially so in a place like Thailand where more and more people are becoming health conscious and more familiar with the concept that “health is wealth”. Population size is fast approaching the 70 million benchmark. As the population ages, so does the number of cancer patients in Thailand. The number of new cancer cases in Thailand in 2018 according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) stood at 170,495, as reported by Globocan, while the number of deaths stood at 114,199 in the same year.

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    Indices mixed as investors hold breath on Brexit

    Business, Published on 19/10/2019

    » Recap: European stocks fluctuated and a retreat was seen in Southeast Asian bourses yesterday on the back of lower-than-expected Chinese GDP growth in the third quarter. But the nerve-racking development that could usher joy or despair among investors is a British parliamentary vote on the new Brexit deal.

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    Production date for 777-8 up in the air

    Business, Published on 17/10/2019

    » SINGAPORE: The date of entry into service of Boeing Co's ultra-long-range 777-8 wide-body airliner would depend partly on customer demand, an executive said, with the planemaker hoping to win an order from Qantas Airways to supply the plane for Sydney-London flights.

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    London retains its financial hub crown

    Business, Published on 16/10/2019

    » From the pinnacle of the City of London's largest skyscraper, Stuart Lipton is wagering a $1.2 billion bet that the British capital remains a master of the international financial universe no matter what happens with Brexit.

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    Fuzzy outlook for digital TV channels

    Business, Published on 15/10/2019

    » The remaining 15 digital TV channels breathed a sigh of relief after their costs were hugely subsidised by the state following a Section 44 order in April, but their future remains uncertain as new technology lets viewers watch content via other platforms beyond traditional TV.

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    US-China trade optimism buoys regional bourses

    Business, Published on 12/10/2019

    » Recap: Investor risk appetite revived yesterday in response to progress in US-China trade talks, with big gains across Southeast Asian bourses. Meanwhile, China's securities regulator has set a timetable to remove foreign ownership limits on finance companies next year in a bid to attract overseas investment to bolster a slowing economy.

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    Rail body seeks cut in B37bn payout bill

    News, Thodsapol Hongtong, Published on 10/10/2019

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will pay the entire 11.88 billion baht in compensation to Hopewell Holdings, as ordered by the Supreme Administrative Court, but will negotiate for a reduction in the interest payment, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said on Wednesday.

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    AXOR Expands its Range of Overhead Showers

    Published on 01/10/2019

    » AXOR Showers 2019: Purist Design Combined with High-End Technology and Innovative Features.

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