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    China wrestles mantle of climate change leadership

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 24/12/2017

    » Climate research in China is thriving. With generous government funding and the country's signing of the Paris Agreement, Chinese researchers are gradually taking the lead in the world's climate science.

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    Bangkok's bargain offices offer firms room for growth

    Spectrum, Suphin Mechuchep, Published on 24/12/2017

    » It was the talk of the town when a leasing deal at Park Ventures Ecoplex, a premium office building on Wireless Road in Bangkok, closed at 1,000 baht per square metre per month in 2013. Today, rents at several Grade A office developments priced at above 1,000 per square metre are no longer a surprise. Even so, Thailand's capital remains one of the world's cheapest locations for Grade A office rents.

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    Christmas legends of Klong Toey

    Spectrum, Father Joe Maier, Published on 24/12/2017

    » Our kids love to tell the story year after year, Christmas after Christmas. Tell their version, the way their grandmothers and great-grandmothers told them. These are the oldest Catholic people still alive in the slums. Way back in the old Catholic slaughterhouse area of Klong Toey, you can hear the living legends told.

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    Cutting through the haze

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 24/12/2017

    » By the end of the year, the northern provinces of Thailand will be put on high alert for summer haze. The conditions from February to April are dry, increasing the risk of wildfires. But it's also the period when farmers light fires to clear their land for crop cultivation -- flames which could spread into forest areas, sending up haze and acting as a huge source of carbon emission.

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    Abode of peace?

    Spectrum, Published on 17/12/2017

    » On Dec 6, US President Donald Trump announced the formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Global reaction was immediate -- the news was met with anger, disbelief and, most of all, trepidation.

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    Easy lessons to learn in the classroom

    Spectrum, Dumrongkiat Mala, Published on 17/12/2017

    » Thailand's education standard has been a subject of concern among authorities for some time. Over the past few years, the performance of Thai students has been less than impressive, even worrying.

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    Serviced city apartments holding their own

    Spectrum, Published on 10/12/2017

    » Although 726 new serviced apartment units are scheduled to be completed this year in Bangkok, some project openings may be postponed until 2018 due to delays in construction. A slowdown in foreign investment in Thailand in recent years -- though signs of a pickup have been seen recently -- has also directly affected the serviced apartment business.

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    Bid to repel aquatic invaders

    Spectrum, Published on 10/12/2017

    » The arrival of alien fish in natural water sources, including rivers, canals and shrimp farms in Samut Songkhram and neighbouring provinces, is giving the Department of Fisheries a big headache.

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    Shoring up defences

    Spectrum, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 10/12/2017

    » The village of Ban Khun Samut Chin has long looked uncertainly towards its future. Based in Samut Prakan's Phra Samut Chedi district, the community is located along the Gulf of Thailand's vulnerable coast. For nearly three decades now, the village has seen its shoreline eroded at the rate of three to five metres every year, submerging 4,000 rai of land in water.

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    Karen seek freedom on foreign soil

    Spectrum, Published on 03/12/2017

    » Bu Paw watches her four-year-old daughter run around screaming with other Karen children in Keller Island Park in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It is a joy the daughter seems to take for granted and the mother appreciates.

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