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A red tide

The Nation's Opinions - il y a 8 heures 23 min
AT the risk of outing myself as a Zionist agent, I have to confess that one of my favourite words is ‘chutzpah’. It’s a Yiddish word — a language that was used by Jewish communities in central Europe.
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Michael 'like a tornado': Trump in Florida

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 13 heures 13 min
U.S. President Donald Trump tours hurricane damage from Michael along the Florida panhandle and visits residents in ravaged Lynn Haven where he says, it was like an "extremely wide" tornado swept through. - REUTERS
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Canadian students go to college to learn how to grow pot

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 13 heures 15 min
As Canadians prepare for the legalization of recreational cannabis this week, 24 students are becoming the first in the country to get formal credentials in growing pot. - REUTERS
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German police suspect hostage has been taken in Cologne

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 13 heures 21 min
A suspected hostage-taking prompted the evacuation of a train station in the western German city of Cologne on Monday (October 15), but police said they could not confirm reports that shots had been fired. - REUTERS
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At least six people killed in flash floods in southern France

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 13 heures 23 min
Waters are contuining to rise in the southwestern district of Aude after several months' worth of rain fell in just a few hours. - REUTERS
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Korean Air chief indicted for embezzlement

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 13 heures 31 min
Korean Air Lines Chairman Cho Yang-ho is indicted on charges including embezzlement and breach of trust, adding to a string of woes at the country's biggest airline group. - REUTERS
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UN abdicates role as rights defender

The Nation's Opinions - il y a 14 heures 8 min
By admitting several countries notorious for trampling basic freedoms onto its rights council, the General Assembly has let humanity down
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Duterte looks weaker after generals defy orders

The Nation's Opinions - il y a 14 heures 8 min
What is the extent of military and police support for Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, almost three years into his controversy-filled presidency?
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Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking

The Nation's Opinions - il y a 14 heures 8 min
In the past 10 years, Thailand has attempted to curb smoking by enlarging the size of picture health warnings on cigarette packs repeatedly. Now, the gruesome photos cover up to 85 per cent of the packet. Yet the number of Thai smokers is increasing, figures show.
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Bhutan’s secret recipe for ‘happiness’: ethnic cleansing  

The Nation's Opinions - il y a 14 heures 8 min
Homogeneity reigns in the Himalayan kingdom after one sixth of its residents were evicted to refugee camps
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Farmers pay the price for EEC

The Nation National News - il y a 14 heures 8 min
Land expropriation rife as developers scout sites for industrial projects.
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Boy gets on bike to flee beatings, is reunited with mum

The Nation National News - il y a 14 heures 8 min
NO ONE KNEW what a 14-year-old boy had in mind when he decided to ride a bicycle from the house where he lived with his father in Pathum Thani province on Saturday.
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Educators worry teaching system in the country ‘breaking down’

The Nation National News - il y a 14 heures 8 min
Preoccupation with other factors is affecting quality say experts.
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A housing project for |the poor in Khon Kaen inspires plan to lift lives of 4 million families

The Nation National News - il y a 14 heures 8 min
THE SUCCESS of the Ban Mankong housing project for the poor in Khon Kaen province has inspired the military government to adopt an ambitious goal of creating accommodation for 4 million poor people over the next 20 years.
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Prayut gets a taste of acerbic social media as he comes on board

The Nation's Politic rss - il y a 14 heures 8 min
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha, who previously said his real happiness was staying away from social media, is now fully equipped with the famous platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram as well as his personal website, but reaction from netizens might remind him that his first instinct had been the best.
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Ford Everest 2.0 Bi-Turbo 4x4 Titanium+ (2018) review

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 14 heures 11 min
Nissan’s all-new Terra didn’t shoot to the top of the pickup-based SUV class. Is it because of this revised Ford Everest?
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Parks officials refuse to budge over Similan quota

Bangkok Post Top Stories - il y a 15 heures 53 min
The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) has rejected a request by business operators to postpone a quota system for tourists in Similan National Park in Phangnga province.
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Tourism analysts urge new marketing tactics

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 15/10/2018 - 23:44
Tourism analysts predicted the latest trends and product developments set to affect the Thai tourism industry in the years ahead at a recent seminar organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).
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Vietnam's star rises, as does one of its leaders

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 15/10/2018 - 23:25
At the outset, three important characteristics of Vietnam must be recognised.
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UN tramples its own ideals

Bangkok Post Top Stories - lun, 15/10/2018 - 23:20
The UN General Assembly has once again openly mocked some of the major principles it purports to champion. It has elected several of the world's worst human rights violators as full members of its Human Rights Commission. In the process, it employed a questionable procedure in which there was no competition. Member countries of the UNGA were presented with 18 candidate-nations for 18 pending...
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