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    The grandeur of Sukhothai

    Life, Pattarawadee Saengmanee, Published on 15/06/2023

    » While the majority of visitors arriving in Sukhothai head straight to Sukhothai and Si Satchanalai Historical Parks, which were added to the list of the Unesco World Heritage Sites in 1999, this lower northern town itself provides a variety of local delights for those wanting to experience slow life, local wisdom and the splendour of nature.

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    Asian shares advance as oil prices retreat

    Business, Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Published on 06/08/2022

    » RECAP: Asian equities mostly rose yesterday as a drop in oil prices to pre-Ukraine war levels stirred hopes of a slowdown in inflation and bank interest-rate hikes. But while global markets have enjoyed a broadly positive week, recession worries and Chinese military drills around Taiwan have traders' nerves on edge.

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    Exploring different heritages

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 25/05/2022

    » Thailand is a country with cultural diversity. The "Red Area And Black Spirit" art exhibition presents two cultures that reflect the differences between two woodcut artists -- Chayasit Orisoon and Warisara Apisampinwong. While Chayasit showcases Song or Tai Dam culture in his "Black Spirit" room, Warisara exhibits Chinese-Thai culture in her "Red Area". Both Chayasit and Warisara are colleagues who earned a master's in visual arts from Silpakorn University. Since their woodcut pieces involve culture, they decided to hold the exhibition together at the People's Gallery, Bangkok Art & Culture Centre.

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    Dealing With A Covid-19 Side Effect

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 22/01/2021

    » One side effect of the Covid-19 pandemic that you may have overlooked (besides amassing a vast collection of hand sanitisers and exposing govt inefficiency -- kapow!) is more waste, especially plastic. Inevitably, it is exacerbated by our appetite for food delivery while we're WFH during this quasi-lockdown. The first wave saw an increase of plastic waste by 60% in Bangkok due to the higher demand for food delivery as estimated by Thailand Environment Institute in May last year. Thailand Research Development Insitute also claimed that one such order can contain up to seven pieces of plastic waste (so opt-out of utensils when you order please).

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    SET bucks Asean trend with weekly gain

    Business, Published on 25/04/2020

    » Recap: Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower yesterday, logging weekly losses, as governments in the region extended lockdowns and new reports indicated earlier hype about a Covid-19 treatment was misplaced.

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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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    SET up 0.2%, global markets cringe over trade war fears

    Business, Published on 03/03/2018

    » Recap: Global stock markets fell to two-week lows yesterday, with steelmakers taking a pounding after US President Donald Trump said he would impose hefty tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium, reviving fears of a trade war.

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    PM, Trump to discuss trade and security

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 27/09/2017

    » Trade and security will top the agenda when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha meets US President Donald Trump at the White House next week, officials say.

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    SET has best week of year as Pyongyang rattles investors

    Business, Published on 04/09/2017

    » Recap: Another missile launch by North Korea and Hurricane Harvey in the US shook global capital markets as investors reallocated assets, shifting to safe havens such as gold and bonds, as well as equities in Asian emerging markets including Thailand. Previously the worst performer among emerging market peers, the SET had its highest weekly percentage gain of the year.

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    Terror in Spain, turmoil in Washington dent stocks

    Business, Nuntawun Polkuamdee, Published on 21/08/2017

    » Recap: US political instability and a terrorist attack in Spain put pressure on global stock markets, with Wall Street hitting a three-month low and European and Asian bourses also sinking, though Thailand managed a small gain.

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