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  • BUSINESS

    Virtually covered

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 10/12/2018

    » As an enthusiastic user of two-wheeled transport -- both bicycles and motorcycles -- Nicolas Faquet understands what kinds of risks he has to take on the road every day.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Prince Mahidol Awards 2012

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 23/11/2012

    » Community medicine to fight worm causing blindness in poor countries & guidelines for cost-effective medicine in UK, winners of this year's prize.

  • 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.

  • LIFE

    Hold the sugar!

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 22/11/2016

    » Under the country's blistering heatwave, something cold and sweet is always welcomed with open arms. Think the popular Honey Toast served with ice cream or the Korean fluffy ice-shaving Bingsu. But for a less luxurious rendition, Thais also have iced sweet drinks. Served in plastic cups from many street vendors, only a few sips of these beverages are so refreshing we might totally forget what they actually contain.

  • LIFE

    Drinking from the source

    Life, Published on 05/04/2016

    » Suda* is a mother of two who moved from New Zealand to Thailand only five months ago. Before relocating here, she breastfed her son until he was two-and-a-half years old. Now also breastfeeding her 15-month-old daughter in her homeland, Suda is shocked by the negativity she's experienced breastfeeding in public.

  • THAILAND

    30 die as bus plunges into ravine

    Published on 25/03/2014

    » At least 30 people died and 20 others were injured late Monday when a bus careered off a hillside road and plunged into a ravine in northern Tak province, police said.

  • THAILAND

    Tragedy as tour bus plunges into ravine

    Published on 25/03/2014

    » A double-decker bus carrying municipal workers on a field trip plunged off a steep road and into a ravine in Tak province, killing at least 30 people and injuring 22 others, on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.

  • TRAVEL

    Holidays from hell

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 30/07/2013

    » When violent, unforeseen events turn your dream vacation into a nightmare, who can you turn to for help and who is ultimately at fault?

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Dangerous malaria drugs

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 07/12/2011

    » Malaria resistance to drug treatment is on the rise in Southeast Asia. Drugs from China, India & Vietnam that don't follow WHO standards is the reason.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Bacteria that no drug will kill

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 08/08/2011

    » Development of new antibiotics cannot keep pace with speed of drug resistance. Hospitals especially risky places.

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