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  • BUSINESS

    Egco to add green capacity

    Business, Yuthana Praiwan, Published on 13/02/2012

    » Egco Group Plc, Thailand's first independent power producer, is committed to expanding renewable energy to 300 megawatts over the next several years from 46 MW now.

  • BUSINESS

    As tourism booms, An Old 'Crisis may resurface

    Business, Imtiaz Muqbil, Published on 13/02/2012

    » As Thailand's tourism industry gets set to soar again, a regional meeting on the global AIDS pandemic organised here last week has refocused attention on a rarely discussed subject: the extent to which Thailand's nightlife and entertainment industry contributes to the global spread of HIV/AIDS.

  • BUSINESS

    Renewable energy 2.0: Look to the past for a better future

    Business, Published on 13/02/2012

    » If you go driving in Thailand, from time to time you may see billboards promoting great new solar power plants being built. This is a clean and efficient way to make electricity and the technology is well proven, safe, and extremely low-maintenance. Indeed, with the growth of solar panels, we would be forgiven in thinking that the future of renewable energy is solely in electricity production.

  • BUSINESS

    India's big hang-up

    Business, Tony Arora, Published on 13/02/2012

    » Investing in emerging markets has its perils, a reality underscored by an Indian court ruling that has jeopardised billions of dollars worth of mobile phone investments by foreigners.

  • LIFE

    Reduced toNun

    Life, Published on 13/02/2012

    » With no more weight on her shoulders, no more hair on her head, she watches the people pray for a better next life. And she quietly postulates. A mountain monkey scratches its head.

  • LIFE

    Praya Dining

    Life, Published on 13/02/2012

    » Accessible only by boat, Praya Palazzo, a stunningly beautiful hotel on the Thon Buri bank of the Chao Phraya, is offering a special set dinner on the evening of Tuesday.

  • OPINION

    Doing time made easier by FaceTime

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 13/02/2012

    » One of the funniest stories in the past week has got to be the protest by prisoners in Trang province who burned their beds and belongings, as well as that of their wardens because they wanted, among other things, to get rid of the chief warden because he was too strict.

  • LIFE

    Celebrated violinist in action

    Life, Published on 13/02/2012

    » Mahidol University's College of Music presents the "Romeo and Juliet Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra Concert" at its Music Auditorium on Friday at 7pm and Saturday at 4pm.

  • LIFE

    Sumo comes to Siam

    Life, Published on 13/02/2012

    » CentralWorld will play host to the country's first ever sumo competition called "The Grand Thailand Sumo Tournament to Celebrate HM The King's 84th Anniversary Birthday".

  • LIFE

    Rare show of japanese woodblock prints

    Life, Published on 13/02/2012

    » River City shopping complex is home to "Ukiyo-e: Japanese Special Art", an exhibition showcasing, for the first time in Thailand, a rare collection of ukiyo-e woodblock prints belonging to Michael Smith, a British collector of Asian artifacts.

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