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    Life can be trying when you live near a dump

    Oped, Wasant Techawongtham, Published on 09/12/2016

    » Few people care what happens afterward to the leftovers from items they consume. Once they drop the rubbish in their hands into a bin or whatever, that's the end of it as far as they are concerned.

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    Crisis a threat to Asean unity

    Oped, Editorial, Published on 09/12/2016

    » The Rohingya crisis involving violence against the Muslim ethnic minority in Myanmar has become a challenge to Asean unity.

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    The vanishing civilians of Aleppo

    Oped, Gwynne Dyer, Published on 09/12/2016

    » Did it cross your mind occasionally, in the past week, to wonder where all of the "250,000 civilians trapped in eastern Aleppo" have gone? As the area of the city under rebel control dwindled -- by Wednesday morning the Syrian regime's troops had recaptured three-quarters of it -- did you see massive columns of fleeing civilians, or mounds of civilian dead?

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    Investing in a zero-hunger generation in Asia-Pacific

    Oped, Kundhavi Kadiresan, Published on 09/12/2016

    » It was around this time last year that the world's leaders came together in New York with a commitment to end hunger by 2030. The Sustainable Development Goal to achieve Zero Hunger (SDG2) is an ambitious target, especially for countries in our region. After all, nearly two-thirds of the world's undernourished -- 490 million people -- live among us in what is the biggest and most dynamic yet extremely inequitable region on the planet.

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    PM should show courage in cabinet reshuffle

    Oped, Umesh Pandey, Published on 09/12/2016

    » Speculation about who will be in and who will be out of the next cabinet of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has begun again and its intensity will only increase in coming weeks.

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    Risky Roads

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 09/12/2016

    » Recently, the Child Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Research Center announced a campaign to ban children from riding motorcycles in order to save the lives of the youth of today. Mind you, it's illegal for anyone younger than 15 years old to ride a motorcycle in the first place, but we're talking Thailand -- The Land of Mai Pen Rai and Spotty Law Enforcement -- after all.

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