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    Inflight hit survives carbon footprint ban

    News, Amornrat Mahitthirook, Published on 24/03/2015

    » Fried chicken and hot basil with a fried egg is responsible for more greenhouse gases than any other item served on Thai Airways International (THAI) aircraft, but the dish will remain on the in-flight menu because it is a longtime favourite, the airline says.

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    City 'struggling to stay afloat'

    News, AFP, Published on 03/09/2018

    » As Bangkok prepares to host climate-change talks, the sprawling city of more than 10 million is itself under siege from the environment, with dire forecasts warning it could be partially submerged in just over a decade.

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    US quits climate pact

    Associated Press, Published on 02/06/2017

    » WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Thursday (Friday morning Thailand time) that he has withdrawn the US from the Paris global climate pact.

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    Getting the green light on electric cars

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 30/10/2016

    » As of Sept 30, Thailand had 52 electric sedans on the road. There are roughly 1.3 million electric cars on the roads worldwide, but with fears batteries will flatten in traffic or flooding will lead to lasting damage, Thai drivers have been slow on the uptake.

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    How to heal

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 20/07/2018

    » Last year on this very day, Chester Bennington, 41, committed suicide. Singer and co-frontman to the boundary-pushing, multi-platinum, rap-metal band Linkin Park, Bennington was one of the most revered rock icons of the 21st century.

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    Locals brace for brutal floods

    News, Published on 07/08/2018

    » As people in Phetchaburi brace for devastating floods tonight at around 10pm, after a massive volume of water was released from a major dam to the Phetchaburi River, residents were using sandbags and even cement to wall off the front of their homes and businesses Monday so as not to be inundated.

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    Researchers find 'catastrophic' coral die-off on Great Barrier Reef

    AFP, Published on 19/04/2018

    » SYDNEY: Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffered a "catastrophic die-off" of coral during an extended heatwave in 2016, threatening a broader range of reef life than previously feared, a report revealed Thursday.

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    Extreme heat grips N. Hemisphere on summer solstice

    Published on 21/06/2017

    » SINGAPORE -- Extreme heat across large tracts of the Northern Hemisphere raised fears for crops in China, fuelled forest fires in Portugal and Russia's Far East, forced flight cancellations in the Southwest US, and melted tarmac on roads in Britain.

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    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

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    Trump escalates feud as Germany's Merkel blinks

    Reuters, Published on 31/05/2017

    » BERLIN - US President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies "very bad" on Tuesday, intensifying a row between the long-time allies and immediately earning himself the moniker "destroyer of Western values" from a leading German politician.

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