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    Hong Kong court prevents WEH divestment

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 01/06/2018

    » Documents show the High Court of Hong Kong issued an injunction prohibiting a company owned by Kasem Narongdej from divesting itself from Wind Energy Holding's (WEH) shares, bolstering suspicions of inappropriate behaviour in the company and confirming the involvement of the Narongdej patriarch in the scandal.

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    Seven habits of highly effective employees in tough times

    Business, Kriengsak Niratpattanasai, Published on 20/07/2015

    » If you follow the news regularly, you will be aware that Thailand is facing tough times. Surprisingly, a lot of people are still working in a "business as usual" mode. Like the old saying about the frog in slowly boiling water, many lack awareness of adversity.

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    BoT: US-China rift harm to be indirect

    Business, Published on 10/04/2018

    » Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai Santiprabhob rushed to ease fears about a trade stand-off between the world's top two economies, saying it would not directly hurt the country's macroeconomy as the products under threat of higher US tariffs represent a marginal proportion of the nation's shipments.

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    Following in the footsteps of King Bhumibol

    Business, Sorayuth Vathanavisuth, Published on 23/10/2017

    » It was heartbreaking news for Thai people when they heard that their beloved King had passed away on Oct 13, 2016. During his 70-year reign, King Bhumibol Adulyadej did so many things and taught us so many valuable lessons that have helped to guide us in how to properly behave and manage ourselves and our society.

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    Portraits of despair

    Asia focus, Published on 10/07/2017

    » A year ago, Gracia Fellmeth, a public health doctor studying for a PhD at the University of Oxford, was researching depression in women before and after childbirth in Mae La, the largest of the nine refugee camps along the Thailand-Myanmar border.

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    Beyond the Green Desert

    Asia focus, Published on 04/09/2017

    » An arrangement of carefully framed photographs featuring famous places from around the world is the first thing I see as I walk through the gate into Jagannath Vartak's home. A light drizzle is falling outside but the trees surrounding the sturdy house create a protective canopy of leaves, sheltering everything below it. Mr Vartak sits outside on his porch. "I've been waiting for you," he says in Marathi with a smile.

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    GDH 559 in push abroad as 'Bad Genius' wows China

    Business, Nanat Suchiva, Published on 13/11/2017

    » Film studio GDH 559 is ramping up its international market push, notably for China, following the success of its high-school thriller Chalard Game Goeng (Bad Genius) there, hauling in over US$16 million (528 million baht) on its opening weekend.

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    Modi in Israel

    Asia focus, Published on 17/07/2017

    » Narendra Modi made history in the first week of July as the first sitting Indian prime minister to visit Israel. The visit reflects the rapidly growing warm ties between the two democratic nations, as they seek greater cooperation on a range of issues including trade, defence, tourism, agriculture and water technologies.

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    Epic attraction

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 18/09/2017

    » Anakagung Susila Panji believes it is inappropriate to connect the Ramayana with religion. The head of Wiraga Sandhi, an Indonesian dance troupe currently performing different episodes of the Hindu epic across India, he works with Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist and Christian performers. Most of the 300 artists belonging to the group back home on Indonesia are Muslims.

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    Not your typical rags-to-riches tale

    Asia focus, Published on 04/09/2017

    » The intense heat is the first thing your body notices. Your arms are sore, blisters adorn your palms from yesterday's labour at the construction site. Overhead, the sun shines brightly ahead, and you wipe that first layer of perspiration away with the back of your hand. Almost on instinct, you reach into your pockets. Good, you think. The money is safe.

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