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  • OPINION

    Bad sign from climate change sceptic Trump

    News, Wasant Techawongtham, Published on 25/11/2016

    » So Donald Trump, the soon-to-be American president, is backtracking on his position about climate change.

  • OPINION

    Reckless development sows seeds of disaster

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 09/08/2018

    » As monsoon rains have struck the Mekong region recently, some countries have been hit hard by flooding. These disasters reflect the fact that the region's development projects have not fully recognised climate change impacts and so lack plans to deal with them.

  • LEARNING

    Wet future

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 21/12/2010

    » Researchers predict that unless preventative measures are taking, climate change will put much of Bangkok under water.

  • BUSINESS

    Banking on transformation

    Asia focus, Chiratas Nivatpumin, Published on 19/11/2018

    » The rise of blockchain technology, quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital currencies will completely transform how banks operate in the future, according to William Winters, group chief executive for Standard Chartered Bank.

  • OPINION

    It's a dry argument

    News, Postbag, Published on 13/09/2018

    » A Bangkok Post report on Sept 12 says the truck that overturned was carrying 120 tonnes of beer. Nope, nope, nope!

  • OPINION

    Land of the unfree

    News, Published on 19/09/2018

    » Re: "Time to lift rights bans", (Editorial, Sept 17).

  • NEWS

    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.

  • LEARNING

    Climate science opportunity: Use it or lose it?

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 26/06/2012

    » The impact of floods, droughts & climate change on Thailand has been great. If approved quickly, a US joint study could provide valuable information to Thailand.

  • BUSINESS

    Year of turbulence

    Asia focus, Published on 31/12/2018

    » Two unpredictable men with weird haircuts and access to nuclear weapons had a friendly chat in Singapore -- and that was just one of the many noteworthy stories of 2018. Elsewhere in Asia, we witnessed some surprising political developments (Malaysia) and not-so-surprising ones (Cambodia), along with what seemed to be a disturbingly high number of natural disasters. Many see the latter as a manifestation of the growing impact of climate change, and it's a debate that is bound to intensify in the year ahead. Below, Asia Focus looks back on the eventful year now ending.

  • BUSINESS

    Reform on the menu

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 05/06/2017

    » Southeast Asia faces challenges of food security and nutrition as population growth and rising affluence increase food demand and competition for resources. Longer-term challenges include changes in consumption patterns, volatile food prices, climate change impact, conversion of agricultural land to industrial uses, and migration of labour from rural to urban areas.

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