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Import of N Korean coal by the South raises concerns

The Nation's Opinions - il y a 5 heures 36 min
There is a Korean saying that “the foot of the candle is dark”. It sometimes refers to a situation in which you are not well aware of something happening to you or what you are doing. The adage seems to fit well into the suspected South Korean imports of internationally banned North Korean coal. 
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Japan’s defence plan headed in wrong direction

The Nation's Opinions - il y a 5 heures 36 min
Japan’s defence ministry held a ceremony in Yokohama on July 30 to name the country’s seventh Aegis escort warship; it has been named Maya and is likely to be commissioned around March 2020.
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Enough studies – let’s help the Rohingya

The Nation's Opinions - il y a 5 heures 36 min
Politics and delaying tactics have gulled those who were earnest about ending the crisis
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Researchers find trash in the Arctic Chula professors shocked by effects of climate change

The Nation National News - il y a 5 heures 36 min
TRASH HAS crept onto the pristine islands of the Arctic Circle, Thai researchers discovered in their two-week-long study on climate change and marine plastics.
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Activists plan lawsuits over farm chemicals

The Nation National News - il y a 5 heures 36 min
ACTIVISTS ARE planning to launch lawsuits against policymakers for their failure to ban certain hazardous agrochemicals in Thailand, following victories in two separate cases in the United States against major US agriculture conglomerate Monsanto.
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NLA drops plan to amend EC law on poll inspectors

The Nation's Politic rss - il y a 5 heures 36 min
After encountering heavy criticism, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) might revise its decision to seek an amendment to the Election Commission (EC) law, an NLA source said yesterday.
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Populist budget close to legal limit

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 6 heures 13 min
Little room remains in the budget for the government to spend further on populist policies through state-owned financial institutions, as populist spending is nearing the cap of 30% of the annual budget, says an informed source at the Finance Ministry.
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Critics of EC law told to back down

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 6 heures 34 min
A group of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) members seeking a legal amendment on the selection of inspectors is being lobbied to back down, said a source close to the NLA.
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Deal struck to curb Thai, Lao car fumes

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 6 heures 59 min
NONG KHAI: The Thai and Lao pollution control agencies have agreed to work together to reduce air pollution caused by vehicles in the two countries, especially at border checkpoints.
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Foreign orgy in Lumpini Park sparks more patrols

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 7 heures 56 min
Patrols will be stepped in public parks across Bangkok in the wake of complaints after a group of people was allegedly caught having sex in the city's landmark Lumpini Park on Aug 7, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has said.
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Set election date at once

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 13/08/2018 - 23:45
The three years of excuses for delaying a free and fair election have run out. It is no longer credible that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha can claim technical or parliamentary procedures remain in the way. While his all-powerful National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) harshly enforces a ban on political activity, the prime minister himself is seen to be openly canvassing support for his own...
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All fixed up in Phuket yachting hub

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 13/08/2018 - 23:40
As more tourists either bring their yachts or splurge on lavish boat parties in cobalt seas off the resort island of Phuket, this jewel in the Andaman is shaping up as a new hub for vocational training in the marine repair and maintenance services market.
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Missing Myanmar violinist found with broken arm

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 13/08/2018 - 23:38
A Myanmar violinist missing for more than 10 days was found in a hospital in Bangkok Monday, where he was receiving treatment for a broken arm.
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'Fake food' debate shows social schism

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 13/08/2018 - 23:35
What should be the true taste of phad thai?
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Making sense of Jokowi's second term bid

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 13/08/2018 - 23:25
Do not let the state-of-the-art Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Terminal 3 and the slogan "Energy of Asia" for this month's Asian Games fool you about Indonesia's place in the world. It is just the beginning.
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Khao Yai hit by severe runoff

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 13/08/2018 - 23:16
Tourists at Khao Yai National Park in Nakhon Nayok were warned yesterday to steer clear of Nang Rong and Wang Takhrai waterfalls and stay on high ground because of mountain runoff caused by heavy rain.
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Major rally on Aug 26 to ‘reclaim Doi Suthep’

The Nation National News - lun, 13/08/2018 - 22:24
The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network along with its allies will hold a major rally in Chiang Mai on August 26 to demand that buildings in Doi Suthep’s pristine forest be demolished.
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Missing Myanmar violinist found admitted in hospital

The Nation National News - lun, 13/08/2018 - 22:04
Police have revealed that Myanmar violinist Nyein Chan Oo, who went missing since the night of August 2, is in hospital. He had been admitted with bruised arms and severe disorientation – which is believed to have been caused by his lung medication.
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Arrest warrants issued for 16 more suspects in alleged Ponzi scheme

The Nation National News - lun, 13/08/2018 - 19:30
Arrest warrants have been issued for 16 more suspects in an alleged Ponzi scheme connected to an illegal company that was raided by police last month.
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Amending EC law will have serious consequences, politicians warn NLA members

The Nation's Politic rss - lun, 13/08/2018 - 18:41
POLITICIANS have warned junta-appointed legislators to think twice about amending the Election Commission (EC) law, as doing so could further delay the next general election.
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