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    Into the deep

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 17/05/2019

    » Up until a few decades ago, pla thu (Thai short mackerel), which was overflowing in local seas, had been one of the main staples in Thai households. Back then, almost every Thai child -- whether in a poor or wealthy family -- grew up feeding on pla thu, not only because the fish was available abundantly but also for a comforting good taste that reflected the loving warmth of mum's kitchen.

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    Surge of parasitic sea lice disrupting salmon farms

    Business, Associated Press, Published on 19/09/2017

    » ST ANDREWS, New Brunswick: Salmon have a lousy problem, and the race to solve it is spanning the globe.

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    Reaching the peak of courage

    Spectrum, Published on 19/06/2016

    » Napassaporn Chumnarnsit was never one for the great outdoors. She preferred to spend her time reading books and studying hard. If she did venture out, she'd rather head to the beach.

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    Girding for GDPR

    Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 21/05/2018

    » The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, raising the bar for data protection and privacy practices and forcing Thailand to speed up passage of the Personal Data Protection Act.

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    Shark-bite fame, or bust

    Spectrum, Published on 29/04/2018

    » Sai Noi Beach in southern Hua Hin is usually packed with tourists in the summer due to its powdery white sands and pristine blue waters, but over the past two weeks this normally bustling beach has been almost deserted. Beachgoers started avoiding the place after a foreign tourist was recently attacked by a bull shark.

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    Long fight against a hidden killer

    Spectrum, Published on 07/01/2018

    » The conflict may be over, but the danger lives on. Landmines left by insurgents and government forces have contaminated Thailand for more than four decades. Buried just beneath the surface, these weapons are designed to kill and injure those who misstep. They hide just off of well-worn paths, in fields, forests and sometimes dangerously close to places people call home.

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    Facebook restores iconic Vietnam War photo

    New York Times, Published on 10/09/2016

    » The image is iconic: A naked, 9-year-old girl fleeing napalm bombs during the Vietnam War, tears streaming down her face. The picture from 1972, which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for spot news photography, has been used countless times to illustrate the horrors of modern warfare.

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    Abu Sayyaf beheading deadline nears

    Alan Dawson, Published on 25/04/2016

    » Asia's most vicious terrorist group has set a deadline of 2pm Monday (Thailand time) to behead at least one of three foreign and one Filipina hostages it holds in the southern Philippines.

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    Catching the long end of the stick

    Spectrum, Alan Parkhouse, Published on 31/01/2016

    » In the 1970s one of Thailand’s most famous exports was the super-strong strain of marijuana known as Thai sticks, and now a five-part documentary and a television series are to be made on the illegal trade and the people who smuggled it to the Western world.

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    Sniffing out survivors

    Spectrum, Published on 27/12/2015

    » In one of Bangkok's most developed urban areas, Sam Yan, a block of buildings is being demolished to make way for a new construction project.

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